History of the Mont-Saint-Michel

When Mont-Saint-Michel was built? What is it famous for?

Mont-Saint-Michel, located on the North Coast of Normandy, France is one of the most visited monuments in France. The historical site that has been listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979 comes from the 7th century. In this blog, we explore its history, architecture, and construction.

The Chatelet

The Chatelet (dungeon) was built in front of the north external front of Belle-Chaise, on which it leans without joining, leaving between this front and the south one an empty space, a large machicolation protecting the northen door, which has become the second inward door since the Chatelet has been constructed


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