Arques Castle or Chateau d'Arques, Cathar castle, Arques, Aude, France. This ruined castle was completed in the 14th century by Gilles II de Voisins and consists of a 25m high square keep with 4 turrets, surrounded by a square enceinte with some remaining buildings. It is a listed monument historique. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Arques Castle or Chateau d'Arques, Cathar castle, Arques, Aude, France. This ruined castle was completed in the 14th century by Gilles II de Voisins and consists of a 25m high square keep with 4 turrets, surrounded by a square enceinte with some remaining buildings. It is a listed monument historique. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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