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This town, home to da Vinci in his later years, still shows an Italian Renaissance influences with its royal castle and gardens.

Amboise is a commune in central France. It lies on the banks of the Loire River, east of Tours. Today a small market town, it was once home of the French royal court. The town of Amboise is also only about 18 kilometres (11 mi) away from the historic Chateau de Chenonceau, situated on the Cher River near the small village of Chenonceaux. The city is famous for the Clos Luce manor house where Leonardo da Vinci lived (and ultimately died) at the invitation of King Francis I of France, whose Chateau d'Amboise, which dominates the town, is located just 500 m (1,640 feet) away. The narrow streets contain some good examples of timbered housing.
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