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Ranked #1 of 28 attractions in Avignon
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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Ranked #2 of 28 attractions in Avignon
Category: Castles; Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
Owner description: The residence of the soveriegn pontiffs in the 14th century is the largest Gothic Palace in the world. 25 areas to visit :... more » Owner description: The residence of the soveriegn pontiffs in the 14th century is the largest Gothic Palace in the world. 25 areas to visit : ceremonila halls, chapels, cloister, the Pope's provate apartments with their priceless frescos, as well as a scenographic area, the Musée de l'Oeuvre, wich presents the development and history of the building since it was build. Ranked as UNESCO world heritage. « less
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Ranked #3 of 28 attractions in Avignon
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Category: Historic Walking Areas; Islands; Neighborhoods; Cultural
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Ranked #5 of 28 attractions in Avignon
Category: Historic Sites; Art Museums; Museums
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Category: Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural

The River Sorgue enters the city's walls and runs along the Rue des Teinturiers.  There are a number of  water wheels in varying condition  remaining from the days when fabric... more »

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Ranked #8 of 28 attractions in Avignon
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural

The 12th century Cathedrale de Notre-Dame des Doms was originally Romanesque in style, but following the creation of the Papal Palace, the church was enhanced with a tower... more »

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Ranked #9 of 28 attractions in Avignon
Category: Historic Sites; Art Museums; Museums
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Category: Art Museums; Museums
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Ranked #12 of 28 attractions in Avignon
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #13 of 28 attractions in Avignon
Category: Bridges; Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
Owner description: This emblematic site in the history of Avignon is known throughout the world in the famous song. Built in the 12th century,... more » Owner description: This emblematic site in the history of Avignon is known throughout the world in the famous song. Built in the 12th century, it was destroyed several times by spates on the Rhone River, before being rebuilt and finally abandoned in the 17th century. « less
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Ranked #14 of 28 attractions in Avignon
Category: History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #15 of 28 attractions in Avignon
Owner description: Epicurium’s permanent exhibition invites you to immerse your senses in the world of fruit and vegetables – their colours,... more » Owner description: Epicurium’s permanent exhibition invites you to immerse your senses in the world of fruit and vegetables – their colours, smells, sounds... So keep your senses alert! After the exhibition, you visit the Epicurium vegetable garden and orchard. This original trail highlights the diversity of fruit and vegetable species. « less
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Ranked #16 of 28 attractions in Avignon
Category: Government Buildings; Landmarks
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Category: Trams; Other
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Ranked #20 of 28 attractions in Avignon
Category: History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #21 of 28 attractions in Avignon
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #22 of 28 attractions in Avignon
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
Owner description: This 19th-century synagogue, built on the site of a much older one that had been destroyed by a fire, reflects the ancient... more » Owner description: This 19th-century synagogue, built on the site of a much older one that had been destroyed by a fire, reflects the ancient roots of Jewish culture in Avignon. « less
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Ranked #23 of 28 attractions in Avignon
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Category: Resort Communities; Other
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Ranked #26 of 28 attractions in Avignon
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #27 of 28 attractions in Avignon
Category: Natural History Museums; Museums
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