On the left bank the old town is dominated by the castle. From the other side you have the most beautiful view of the castle and the city.
Amboise is located between Blois and Tours on both banks of the Loire.
The castle has only one-fifth of its original size.
In the Chapel of St. Hubert Leonardo da Vinci has his last resting-place. He died 2nd May 1519 in Amboise.
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