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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Avignon

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Historical Places in Avignon

World heritage site · Castle
Palais des Papes , Avignon
Palais des Papes is the biggest Gothic palace in all of Europe, with 15,000 sq m (50,000 sq ft) of floor space. This was the residence of the
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World heritage site · Ruin
A two-tiered Roman amphitheater, Amphitheatre (les Arenes) could once hold over 20,000 spectators. It was built as a venue for chariot races
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Historic Walking Area
Stroll along Street of Dyers (Rue de Teinturiers), a picturesque cobblestone street in Avignon. This once was the site of silk and textile in
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Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes
Discover the best of Provence in a small group tour from Avignon with an experienced guide. During this full day tour, you will visit the highlights of the region as: Fontaine de Vaucluse, Gordes, Abbey of Senanque, Roussillon, les Baux de Provence, Saint Remy de Provence and Pont du Gard - places full of history, tradition, culture, romans architecture and typical perches villages surrounded by the beautiful nature.
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World heritage site · Religious Site
See a famous gilded statue of the Virgin Mary on the western tower of the Roman Catholic Cathedrale Notre-Dame des Doms. Built in the 12th ce
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