Citadelle de Blaye or Blaye Citadel, built as a military fortress in 1685-89 by the military architect Francois Ferry, Blaye, Aquitaine, France. The citadel is one of 12 sites on the Vauban network and overlooks the Gironde Estuary. It is listed as a historic monument and is part of the Fortifications of Vauban UNESCO World Heritage Site. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Citadelle de Blaye or Blaye Citadel, built as a military fortress in 1685-89 by the military architect Francois Ferry, Blaye, Aquitaine, France. The citadel is one of 12 sites on the Vauban network and overlooks the Gironde Estuary. It is listed as a historic monument and is part of the Fortifications of Vauban UNESCO World Heritage Site. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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