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“Absolutely fascinating with amazing models displaying the original plans”

Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans (La Saline Royale)
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Hampshire
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9 reviews
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“Absolutely fascinating with amazing models displaying the original plans”
Reviewed December 15, 2009

Definitely worth seeing
Even on a wet day this was a superb site to visit
Make sure you see some of the extraordinary models
Large and open site, pack your slip. slap. slop or waterproofs...& your camera
Pretty gardens within the site
Art exhibitions on site too - Really no excuse for not enjoying something here!!

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“Everything you didn't think you wanted to know about salt!”
Reviewed October 29, 2009

The saltworks at Arc et Senans provide a glimpse into the mind of one of the 18th century's neglected geniuses. Nicolas Ledoux's actual buildings are elegant but much fascination lies in the models for buildings which he never completed.
The restored gardens are also interesting and you can link this visit with a trip to the Salines at nearby Salins les Bains where the newly opened salt museum was added to the list of world heritage sites in 2009.

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