During the Middle Ages, French castles were often built in lakes or surrounded by moats. Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau is an example of placing a chateau on an island.
Keywords: France, Indre-et-Loire, d Azay, d'Azay le Rideau, residential structures, residential gardens, houses, outdoor spaces. Submitted by Natalie Martinez.
16th Century (1500 - 1599 CE) Renaissance
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