Chateau de Puivert, a Cathar castle rebuilt in the 13th and 14th centuries in Puivert, Quercob, Aude, France. This was a military castle, built for lookout and defence, and has a square keep tower 35m high, and 5 remaining towers of the original 8. The castle is privately owned and is listed as a historic monument. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Chateau de Puivert, a Cathar castle rebuilt in the 13th and 14th centuries in Puivert, Quercob, Aude, France. This was a military castle, built for lookout and defence, and has a square keep tower 35m high, and 5 remaining towers of the original 8. The castle is privately owned and is listed as a historic monument. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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