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Château de Fontainebleau

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The Cour d’Honneur was first known for its Horseshoe Staircase dating from 1550. However, it has become the Cour des Adieux (Farewell Court) since the abdication of Napoleon I in 1814, who reviewed the Old Guard assembled in this court one last time. Listed as a historic monument, the Château de Fontainebleau has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1981.

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