Historic Centre of Avignon

Historic Centre of Avignon

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Avignon, located in southern France, in the very popular Vaucluse region, called the “City of the Popes”, has maintained its city walls and its historical centre. The World Heritage Site designated historic centre of Avignon lies in the north of the walled city. It includes the following monuments: Place du Palais, Palais des Papes, Cathedral of Notre-Dame des Doms, the Petit Palais, the Tour des Chiens, the Ramparts, Saint-Benezet Bridge. Avignon is known not only for its well-preserved ancient town center as well as for its rich arts and cultural scene.

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