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Autun

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Saône-et-Loire

Autun - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Saône-et-Loire
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Bordered with ramparts, the historic centre of Autun is home to a rich architectural heritage. In the heart of the old town, the Saint-Lazare cathedral, surmounted by a Gothic spire, has a remarkable Romanesque tympanum depicting the Last Judgment. Also of interest during a visit are the narrow medieval streets around the cathedral, the Rolin museum which houses collections of archaeological objects, sculptures and paintings, and the Natural History museum. The City of Art and History of Autun is also home to remarkable ancient remains, such as the Roman theatre, the biggest theatre of the Gallic Empire; the Saint-André gateway; the Arroux gateway; the Janus temple; the Gallo-Roman remains.

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Autun

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Autun, city of art and history, has retained many traces of antiquity and the medieval.

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The Cathedral of Saint-Lazare (© City of Autun)
The Cathedral of Saint-Lazare (© City of Autun)
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Roman Theater (© City of Autun)
Roman Theater (© City of Autun)
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Town Hall and Main Square of Autun
Town Hall and Main Square of Autun
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Temple of Janus (© City of Autun)
Temple of Janus (© City of Autun)
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Leisure center (© City of Autun)
Leisure center (© City of Autun)
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Cathedral (© J.E)
Cathedral (© J.E)
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Interior of the cathedral (© J.E)
Interior of the cathedral (© J.E)
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Porch and tympanum of the cathedral (© J.E)
Porch and tympanum of the cathedral (© J.E)
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Detail of the tympanum (© J.E)
Detail of the tympanum (© J.E)
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