The flat roof is decorated with balustrades, sculpted vases and ornate chimneys. It offers a spectacular view down to the inner courtyard, the gardens, the forest, the town of Saint-Germain-en-Laye and the valley of the Seine River as far as La Défense.
View of the castle and its inner courtyard:
The campanile that stands on the castle’s keep:
The elegant sculpted vases and other decorated features:
“F” for François I, King of France:
View of the old town of Saint-Germain-en-Laye:
The church of Saint-Germain-en-Laye:
View of the gardens:
The great perspective from the Grand Parterre continued by the Avenue des Loges in the forest of Saint-Germain:
Please note that the visit of roof is usually not accessible to the public who visit the museum.
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