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Parc De La pagode De Chanteloup

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The Pagoda, built in 1775, is a Chinese curiosity of pure Louis XVI style. Virtual reconstruction images show the splendour of the Duke of Choiseul’s palace, destroyed in 1823 by the “Black Band”. Quaint Chinese garden, its oriental plants and...more
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La Pagode de Chanteloup | Bp 317, 37400, Amboise, France
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All reviews afraid of heights entry price great place for a picnic loire valley children and adults great fun interesting history shop tower chateaux path
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

Though the entry price of almost 10 EUR can be considered as rather steep, this place can be great for a visit or a picnic (brought yourself or served at certain occasions). The pagoda itself is the sole remains from what once was an impressive...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank IDoLoveFood
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We took three year old twin boys and a five year old girl. Explorer pack taken for the girl. Great fun. First old garden with toys fabulous fun. Old games by the lake kept everybody interested and happy for hours. Picnic baskets enjoyed by all....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ranged
Reviewed 25 October 2017

The pagoda is quirky and cool and a great photo opportunity. If it were a 2 or 3 Euro entry fee I would give this 5 stars as it is I really struggled to give it 3 stars and only did so because it is...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

We stumbled on this and were glad we did. It's this cool old pagoda with a great view of the surrounding countryside. (After 152 stairs, I think.) It's an interesting diversion from most other sites you'll see and has an interesting history. Interactive games of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We were only expecting to see the pagoda and leave. The entry fee is fairly steep for that, however the staff have clearly done their best to make it worthwhile. Shop, Chinese gardens and games were all enjoyable for a group of people who would...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank G2219ZXaliceg
Reviewed 25 June 2017

While we were on a biking trip through the Loire Valley, we were intrigued enough by the Pagoda of Chanteloup to make a little detour and check it out. It was incredible! It's quite unique, with an interesting history in its own right. It's also...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

Had a very enjoyable walk round the small garden and larger lake, and then enjoyed the fabulous views from the pagoda. Very interesting looking at the photographs of before and after renovation. Very obliging staff at the shop. The wooden games are a bit worn...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Heather G
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I was stunned by the elegance of the Pagoda as soon as saw it from afar. The beauty of it lies in the tranquility of the landscape and the thoughtful architecture. Built in the 18th century, the time when Asia was a wonder to Europeans,...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Virginia W
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The Pagode de Chanteloupe is all that is left of a once great chateau and gardens and we have been visiting it on and off since 2004. It's a great place for a picnic, away from the bustle of Amboise and the popular chateaux of...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We just walked from the parking to the ticket office. The entrance fee was 10 euro and we just took a photo and left. I don't know if it is worth the fee.

Date of experience: September 2016
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