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|Chateau d'If. Used from 1634 as a detention center for political prisoners. Its most famous and romantic prisoner is the fictional inmate Edmond Dantès, the hero of Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Montecristo.|
Thanks to the success of the Three Musketeers (les Trois Mousquetaires), Alexandre Dumas builds his small romantic castle (a "folie" as usually said for this kind of building) in the close countryside which borders Paris in 1847. It will be known as the Castle of Monte-Cristo and is located at Port-Marly. This eccentric residence was built in a style Néo-Ren...
|Le comte de Monte Cristo (The Count of Monte Cristo) is a classic adventure novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It is often considered Dumas' best work, and is frequently included on lists of the best novels of all time. In the novel, the count (hero of the story) find a fabulous treasure on the islet of Monte Cristo...|
|Dumas House, Perth|
Owned by the Department of Housing and Works, Dumas House is an office complex in close proximity to Parliament House, West Perth.
|The Château of Marly was located in what has become Marly-le-Roi, the commune that existed at the edge of the royal park. The town that originally grew up to service the château is now a dormitory community for Paris.|
At the Château of Marly, Louis XIV of France escaped from the formal rigors he had constructed at Versailles. The chateau is no more, the hydraulic "machine" that pumped wa...
|This is the Birthplace of the historic Buddha, Siddharta Gautama.||08/08/2005||1,059|
|Fifteenth century Chateau de Detilly stands majestically within 7 acres of beautifully manicured gardens that include a magnificent formal walk. A fully restored Chapel sits next to the Chateau and the Orangery, that now serves as the pool house, looks onto the large heated pool. The Chateau is situated in the heart of the Loire near Saumur and Chinon. Its long drive leads one through an impres...||02/14/2006||391|
|A plane and its reflection over Thal (Austria, near Graz), the birthplace of Governator Arnold Schwarzenegger||04/09/2010||814|
|The birthplace of the Beatles. The famous Cavern can be found here along with many other of Liverpools bars.||03/13/2006||434|
|A 1,235-acre 35-bedroom wine chateau located in the Var department in Provence, southeast France|
One of the current residences of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt
|1974 Prince Henrik and Queen Margrethe II of Denmark bought this winery castle at Cahors in France.|
Every summer the royal family have their summer holidays here.
If you are lucky you can even see the Queen when she is going shopping at the nearby villages.
The chateau has been restored often since 1974. To the chateau there is a souvenir shop and sale of th...
|Wikipedia: The Chateau Marmont is a hotel on the Sunset Strip which has served as the backdrop for a number of events in the lives of well-known rock stars and actors.|
In 1982, John Belushi died of a drug overdose in one of its garden bungalows.
Jim Morrison used up what he called the eighth of his nine lives falling out of a window at the hotel.
James Dean hopped i...