The Château de Pierrefonds is a castle situated in the commune of
Pierrefonds in the Oise département of France. It is on the southeast
edge of the Forest of Compiègne, north east of Paris, between Villers-Cotterêts
The Château de Pierrefonds includes
most of the characteristics of defensive military architecture from the Middle
Ages, though it underwent a major restoration in the 19th century.