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    Chateau-de-la-rochefoucauld stairway

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    • Hope Flynn

      Chateau-de-la-Rochefoucauld stairway, France. Spectacular double helix open staircase is the centerpiece of the château. The two helixes ascend three floors without ever meeting, illuminated from above by a sort of light house at the highest point of the château. There are suggestions that Leonardo da Vinci may have designed the staircase but this has not been confirmed.

    • Jacii Knight

      Chateau de la Rochefoucauld Stairway, a Renaissance reference designed by Leonardo Da Vinci

    • ~M

      Chateau de la Rochefoucauld, France: Grand staircase | design credited to Leonardo Da Vinci

    • Nicole Green

      painting box: July 2014 The da Vinci staircase, Chateau de la Rochefoucauld, France, 1520.

    • anTONIetta

      Chateau de la Rochefoucauld Stairway - Early in the 11th century, the son of Fucaldus built a square keep, still identifiable at the heart of the present site. Two entrance towers were built from 1350, with three angle towers following, along with a heightening of the keep, in 1453. Galleries and a grand staircase, the latter attributed to designs by Leonardo da Vinci, were added in 1520. Much of the medieval building was demolished in 1615 when the courtyard was opened out

    • Jelena K

      Chateau de la Rochefoucauld Stairway da vinci staircase la rochefoucauld france

    • 柏樟 李

      Chateau de la Rochefoucauld Stairway. I am a sucker for a spiral staircase.

    • Hillary C

      Stone spiral staircase! Da Vinci Staircase ~ La Rochefoucauld ~ France

    • Dianne

      The da Vinci staircase, Chateau de la Rochefoucauld, France, 1520.

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