Fort de Joux

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Château de Joux, Cour d'Honneur, La Cluse-et-Mijoux, Pontarlier, Doubs, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Metropolitan France, 25300, France

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Description Fort de Joux

The Fort de Joux or Château de Joux is a castle, transformed into a fort, located in La Cluse-et-Mijoux in the Doubs department in the Jura mountains of France. It commands the mountain pass Cluse de Pontarlier.


== History ==

During its long history, the Château de Joux has gone through successive transformations. The first structure, in the 11th century, was made of wood. In the next century, the lords of Joux rebuilt the dungeon and the external fortifications in stone. Philip the Good, Duk

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