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9 Outstanding Attractions in Toulouse, France

Sonali Pimpale Nov 28, 2019
Holding a sea of signature pinkish brick buildings within its borders, the La Ville Rose (Pink City) of France looks like it has been dusted with lovely rosy hues by the Heavens!

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Basilica of Saint-Sernin

The UNESCO World Heritage Site is the largest church built in Romanesque style in France!

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The basilica’s crypt houses several relics that were donated by King Charlemagne, and is a significant halt for pilgrims.

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Church of the Jacobins

A shining example of Southern French Gothic architecture.

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Much admired for its splendid interiors, the church is also well-known for the relics of Thomas Aquinas, the celebrated saint and philosopher.

Place du Capitole (Capitole Square)

The bustling city square dominated by the elegant Capitol building that serves as the City Hall. The place is the prime spot for admiring some of the finest architectural gems of Toulouse.

Bemberg Foundation

A treasure chest overflowing with exemplary works of art from the exclusive collection of Georges Bemberg, an enthusiastic art collector.
This incredible wealth of art is tucked away in the stately 16th century mansion, Hotel Assézat.

Canal du Midi

An incredible feat of engineering from the early Modern era, where natural beauty happily lives with human prowess.

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Built to connect the Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea, the gorgeous canal is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The paths along this 150 mile stretch of beauty are sought-after for walking and biking.

Musée Saint-Raymond

Starting out as a necropolis, the museum is lauded for a fantastic collection of ancient archaeological relics, especially the ones from the Roman era.

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Toulouse Cathedral (Cathédrale Saint-Étienne)

The unconventional looking church, a national monument, is the result of combining two incomplete churches.

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Displaying a number of embellishments from the 1600s, the stained glass of this ancient cathedral is the oldest in Toulouse.

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Musée des Augustins

An excellent museum displaying some of the finest collection of paintings and sculptures, spanning the Middle Ages, the Renaissance period to the modern era.

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Cité de l'espace

An outstanding museum devoted to space that promises an out of the world experience!

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With amazing interactive exhibits, science geeks can experience walking on the Moon in a simulator, board the Mir space station, and much more!