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Historical Monuments in Avignon

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45 historical monuments in Avignon

Historical Monuments in Avignon
Pont Saint-Bénezet
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The Saint Benezet bridge, also simply known as Avignon Bridge, is an emblem of the city, along with the Palace of Popes. The bridg
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The Consistory
The Consistory is where the cardinals assembled to discuss matters of political, judicial and theological importance. They were li
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Hôtel de Ville
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The town hall of Avignon is a large building in Clock Square, not far from Palace Square. While tourists take coffee in Palace Squ
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Walls of Avignon
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Since Roman times, the area of Avignon extended, and their defenses were adapted to reach the current size of the fortified city.
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Place des Carmes
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It's a nice old center square of Avignon, dominated by the iconic bell tower of the Great Augustinians. In this place once stood t
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Place du Palais
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You cannot leave Avignon without seeing the Popes Palace and its environment. The square of the palace has a special charm, somet
Historical Monuments in Avignon
Hotel Des Monnaies
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The Hotel Des Monnaies is opposite the Palace of the Popes, in Palace Square. It's a perfect example of Italian Baroque architectu
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Place Pie
Place Pie was born from the destruction of a large manor house of Mr. Parpaille. He was a dean of the University of Avignon as was
Historical Monuments in Avignon
Maison du IV de Chiffre
Located on the street of dyers, Sorgues beside the river, the Maison du Quatre de Chiffre, or house number four is a beautiful bui
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Benedict XII Cloister
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This cloister is named after the Pope who ordered it to be built, Benedict XII. This Pope was responsible for one of the largest e
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Magna Porta
The Porta Magna, the front door of the Palace of the Popes. Under a Gothic arch finely sculpted figures of angels which seem to su
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Temple St Martial
Instead of the church of San Marcial there was formerly a palace belonging to Queen Jeanne, and the city of Avignon was sold to Po
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Place Crillon
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Entering l'Oulle gate in the walls of Avignon you get to Crillon square which is a beautiful town square with many restaurants and
Historical Monuments in Avignon
Cloister of the Carmes
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The religious order of the Carmelites came to Avignon in 1267. At this time, many monasteries were built in the city, the official
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Petit Louvre
Le Petit Louvre is a historic house at the height of the church San AGRÍCOL at San Agricole. In the patio, is the entrance to the
Historical Monuments in Avignon
Hotel de Vervins
Hotel de Vervins is known in France as a "private hotel" and was a residence of the great bourgeois in the sixteenth century. Such
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Defensive Wall
This high wall enclosed and protected the papal city of Avignon. The Popes chose this place as their primary residence and also as
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Window of the Indulgence
Through the window of indulgence, the Pope gave his triple blessing to the people, who had gathered in the Palace Square (what is
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