Château de Vaux le Vicomte
77950 Maincy, France
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The chateau of Vaux-le-Vicomte , located on the territory of the French town of Maincy ( Seine-et-Marne ), 50 km southeast of Paris , near Melun is a castle of the xvii th century (1658- 1661), built for the superintendent of finances of Louis XIV , Nicolas Fouquet . It now belongs to a younger branch of the Marquis de Vogüé. The Castle, a masterpiece of classical architecture is now the largest privately owned historical monument.
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