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Palais de l'Ile

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3 Passage de l'Ile, 74000, Annecy, France
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 18 October 2014

From photographer perspective, the old town of Annecy is like a hunting ground. Palaise de I'lle is arguably one of the most photograph architecture there. It's a bit dull during the day, especially during the cloudy day. But if you wait for the blue hour,...More

4  Thank Jigrak
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Reviewed 12 May 2013

The palais de l'ile is quite marvellous to look at. The famous view of the stream with the building was worth the watch. Clicked many pics here. The contents inside were quite confusing and not very interesting except 1or two rooms. Otherwise they just had...More

5  Thank PrashBala
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All reviews small building iconic image surrounding streets buy a combined ticket old town less than an hour fascinating building middle ages nice place to visit wander around worth a visit beautiful town couple of hours prison marais architecture history
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for a weekend and I couldn’t believe how pretty Annecy is! The lake and its surroundings are amazing!!!

Thank LukeGbirm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

must be the most photographed building in Annecy! A castle in the canal- once a prison. Great to take photos of this throughout different times of the day when the light is different on it.

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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Really the old town is quite small but wander around and take in the sights over a couple of hours and then venture into the newer town. A lovely pace to visit, get away from the shops that are just for tourists, visit a bar...More

2  Thank Paul h
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Originally constructed in the 1100's...what more can you say? Doesn't take too long to visit and explored, be sure to check out the room that functioned as a mint. So much history right at the heart of Old Annecy.

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Reviewed 24 September 2018

This is a very interesting historical site, as the building had so many different purposed throughout time. The exhibitions on Annecy's city history were a bit too detailed for a first-time visitor to the city like me, but I appreciated the detail as well as...More

Thank kmj81
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

The Palais de L’lLE is a great place with cheap entry fees 3.8 EUR. It worth the amount paid as you can learn more about the past of the old city of Annecy. The visit can last 1 hour at max.

1  Thank KhalafK_13
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We found it to be very intimate experience to see how prisoners lived and also the preservation of the site along with what prisoners scratched onto the walls were amazing to see. We got lost but it was a great experience.

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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

The best way to see the beautiful town of annecy is let your feet guide you and you end up walking around this palais, nothing much but with long long history. You can’t miss it when are in annecy.

Thank sammy1420
Reviewed 24 August 2018

we went in February to coincide with the fabulous masked promenade they have over a weekend,that alone is worth visiting,i have reviewed this seperately,it was minus 12 but sunny so freezing cold,this little old town is so picturesque with a river running through, its easy...More

Thank suzieb61
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Nice to walk around. Venice-feeling and atmosphere. Nothing too exciting but since it's really the main focal point of the "city" you might as well walk around that area.

1  Thank SoloTraveler20
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5 February 2018|
Response from Musees-Annecy | Property representative |
Thank you for your message. The works have been completed. You can discover de Palais de l'Île restored on the VilleAnnecy's Facebook (post october 31st). Best regards.
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21 June 2015|
Response from 42roberty |
Recommend Parking de Marie, by the Hotel de Ville.