National Geographic : 1951 Jul
S^National Geographic Society 34 Kodachrome by Gilbert Grosvenor © National Geoigraiphic Society 34 Dreamlike Carcassonne Springs Out of the Age of Knights. Towers and Mile-long Walls Present an Incredible Picture This medieval museum piece remains a living city; Frenchmen still dwell in its creaky houses on crooked streets. Theold fortress iscalled the Cit6; itsnewer companion quarter is the Ville Basse (Lower Town). School children cross a 13th-century bridge spanningthe River Aude (pages 35-37).