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The Castle of Amboise, château d'Amboise) is a French castle that dominates from a promontory the Loire River as it passes through Amboise, in the French department of Indre-et-Loire, encompassed in the castles of the Loire Valley ( fr. château de la Loire) which were declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 2000. This building houses the tomb of Leonardo da Vinci, who resided in a mansion in the same town (Clos-Lucé Castle) .
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The Clos-Lucé Castle is a French castle-mansion, in the department of Indre and Loire, and encompassed in the Castles of the Loire Valley (fr. Châteaux de la Loire). Clos-Lucé is his current name; It is known to be used for a long time as a manor house by the Cloux family. [Notes 1]
More mansion than castle, the mansion is located in Amboise, France, just 500 meters from the Amboise Castle, with which it is also connected by an underground passage. [Citation needed] It was built by Étienne le Loup in the middle of the fifteenth century, and acquired in 1490 by King Charles VIII of France for his wife, Anne of Brittany. Later, it was used by King Francisco I, as well as by his sister, Margarita de Navarra, who is known to have started writing his book Heptamerón when he lived there .
In this mansion Leonardo da Vinci spent the last three years of his life, between 1516 and the day he died, on May 2, 1519; a week later he would have turned 67 years old. In his last moments he was away from Salai and accompanied by his student Francesco Melzi and not as Vasari recounts in the arms of Francisco I, king of France. Curiously, at the head of his bed, he still rests in the same room of the mansion, there was also his portrait of Madonna Elisa Gherardini, wife of the Marquis de Giocondo, the celebrated Mona Lisa . In the basements of this mansion it is possible to observe the numerous models drawn by Leonardo, such as a tank, a siege bridge or the precursor of a helicopter. In their gardens, which are said to be preserved almost as in 1519,  models of some of the engineering pieces have been installed that, advancing up to four centuries, Leonardo imagined.
It is part of the Loire castle complex that was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2000.
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Amboise is a medieval city and a commune in the central French region, in the department of Indre-et-Loire, on the banks of the Loire River, about 22 kilometers from Tours. It has its name from the Ambacia river which is called Amasse today.
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The Amboise station is a French railway station of the Paris - Bordeaux line, located in the commune of Amboise, in the department of Loir and Cher, in the Center region. Medium and regional trains run through it.
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The royal domain Chateau-Gaillard (in French, domaine-royal de Château-Gaillard), beloved by King Charles VIII of France upon his return from the first war of Italy, is located in Amboise, in the Loire Valley, in the Former province of La Turena. It includes in particular a royal residence that is located between the castles of the Loire, which extends at the foot of the southern flank of the Éperon des Châteliers [Acantido of the Castilians] on which the castle of Amboise stands, in the vicinity of the castle of Clos -Lucé.
The domain of Château-Gaillard was a «laboratory» of the French Renaissance: first garden d'acclimatation in France with the creation of the first French royal orangerie, first French Renaissance garden created by Dom Pacello da Mercogliano with the realization of the first landscape perspective axial and of the first flower beds «à la française», the first French transposition of the Italian Renaissance architecture embodied by the Medici villas in Florence. The royal residence of Chateau-Gaillard was subject to an inscription on the title of historical monuments in 1963. After four years of restoration, the domain was opened to the public in 2014.