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Built in 1190 per
the toubadour Robert 1st, dolphin of Auvergne, Dauphin Castle was
supplemented in XVe century by the marshal Gilbert III of Fayette,
then restored at the XIXe century. It is a medieval stone fortress
of gray lava whose body of principal building dominated by a circular
keep of XIIe century occupies the center of a low flanked court
of six turns of XVe century. The interior, restored at the XIXe
century, shelters a furniture of XVIe and XVIIIe centuries, like
tables, earthenware and miniatures of the XVIIIe century. You will
also find there a museum of the money mines of the canton of Pontgibaud.
thanks the owner for the castle for the photographs.