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Historic Centre of Avignon: Papal Palace
The Palais des Papes (English: Papal palace, lo Palais dei Papas in Occitan) is a historical palace in Avignon, southern France, one of the largest and most important medieval Gothic buildings in Europe. One time fortress and palace, the papal residence was the seat of Western Christianity during the 14th century. Six papal conclaves were held in the Palais, leading to the elections of Benedict XII in 1334, Clement VI in 1342, Innocent VI in 1352, Urban V in 1362, Gregory XI in 1370 and Antipope Benedict XIII in 1394.
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IMG_3429Historic Centre of Avignon: Papal Palace, Episcopal Ensemble and Avignon Bridge

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From  Metz, France
Travel from Mar 7 to Mar 13
Merci Beaucoup Ulla !

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No.26 ( My Unesco World Heritage Site)

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