Chambord is a radically unique work, one of the jewels in the heritage of humankind. Its vocation is at once symbolic, aesthetic and spiritual. It is not only an affirmation of royal power, but also an evocation of the ideal city; as a monument, it remains an enigma that has yet to divulge all its secrets. Chambord is perhaps the equivalent in architecture of Mona Lisa in painting.
Following the terrorist attacks in Paris on the night of 13-14 November 2015, and so as to ensure visitor safety, the National Estate of Chambord has been applying the preventive measures enacted by the government for public administrations .