The favorite photo of this trip in Switzerland, to stay at the end to repair haha
Chillon Castle, near Montreux, is Switzerland's most famous castle, built on the lake, facing the snow-capped mountains, very beautiful dreams. We arrived here by train, the sky was gloomy, and a few clouds of Jesus leaked through the thick clouds, just in line with the temperament of this medieval castle. Walk into the real medieval fairy tale.
The purpose of travel is not to enter the legend of the dream?
Chillon Castle is a must-see after arriving in Montreux. Built on the rocks on the shores of Lake Geneva, the castle looks like it floats on the water. Looking at its majestic appearance, it is known as the most prestigious monument in Switzerland. Walking into the Chillon Castle, which has experienced ten centuries of baptism, the oncoming sense of history gives people a sense of awe. Whether it is the former royal territory or the later summer palace, the Chillon Castle is very important in history. Status. In the history of the Chillon Castle, we are most familiar with Byron and his book The Prisoner of Xiyong. Now, we walk into the castle again, and the prosperity of the past is still clearly displayed in front of the world. Mounting the roof, overlooking the fascinating landscape of Lake Geneva, and overlooking the French border is another attraction of the Chillon Castle.
The Chillon Castle, the most representative millennium in Switzerland, was built on the rocky rocks of Lake Geneva, giving an illusion of floating on the lake. In the romantic era of the 19th century, this romantic castle reflected in Lake Geneva once attracted many poets and painters such as Dumas, Hugo, etc., making the castle appear in their stories, thus making its name in the world, including the United Kingdom. The poet Byron's 'The Prisoner of Chillon' is best known.
The center of the castle is the main tower of the castle 25 meters high. The main tower is surrounded by four courtyards. On the outside of the courtyard is the hall building. Throughout the tour, we felt the long history and culture of Lake Geneva and the Alps, and felt the glory and sin there.
The most famous of these is the Bonivar prison. Before being converted into a prison in 1290, it used to be a warehouse for food and munitions. It was not until 1816 that the English poet Byron described the captives of this basement in his "Prisoners of the West".
Through a labyrinth of another castle room, and finally to the main tower of the castle. The main tower of the castle is located in the center of Xiyong and was built in the 11th century. It is a symbol of the refuge tower and power, and is used as a defensive observatory, temporary shelter, warehouse, and newcomers to be used as prisons and ammunition depots. For safety, the main gate of the main tower is built high and can only be reached by means of ladders or suspension bridges.
Montreux's business card, Chillon Castle is located on the rocky island near the shore, with strong walls and towers on the shore; far view gives people the strange feeling of floating on the water, so it is called a strange in the history of architecture. Pearl is also one of the most prestigious monuments in Switzerland. It is known as the Top 10 Castles in Europe.