Avignon Town Photos

The walled old town of Avignon on the Rhone River hosts a variety of architecture with the Papal Palace being a highlight.

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Papal Palace seen from Rhone River. Avignon, France.Papal Palace above Avignon town walls. Avignon, France.Papal Palace with Avignon Cathedral beyond. Avignon, France.Avignon Cathedral beside Papal Palace. Avignon, France.
Papal Palace seen from Rhone River. Avignon, France.Papal Palace above Avignon town walls. Avignon, France.Papal Palace with Avignon Cathedral beyond. Avignon, France. Avignon Cathedral beside Papal Palace. Avignon, France.
Papal Palace entrance. Avignon, France.Cathédrale Notre-Dame des Doms d'Avignon. Avignon, France.Gilded statue of Mary atop Avignon Cathedral. Avignon, France.Building built to mint coins under Pope Paul V by Jean-François de Bagni, papal legate on Palace Square. Avignon, France.
Papal Palace entrance. Avignon, France.Cathédrale Notre-Dame des Doms d'Avignon (12th, 14th & 17th C). Avignon, France.Gilded statue of Mary atop Avignon Cathedral. Avignon, France.Building built to mint coins under Pope Paul V (1619) by Jean-François de Bagni, papal legate on Palace Square. Avignon, France.
Sculpted facade of Pope Paul V mint building on Palace Square. Avignon, France.View of Avignon from Papal Palace. Avignon, France.Students on Palace Square. Avignon, France.Overview of Rhone River valley including ruins of Pont St. Bénezet. Avignon, France.
Sculpted facade of Pope Paul V mint building (1619) on Palace Square. Avignon, France.View of Avignon from Papal Palace. Avignon, France.Students on Palace Square. Avignon, France.Overview of Rhone River valley including ruins of Pont St. Bénezet. Avignon, France.
Rhone & Bridge of Avignon. Avignon, France.St. Bénezet bridge with moon above. Avignon, France.Chapel structure on St. Bénezet bridge. Avignon, France.Tourist cruise boat on Rhone River seen from bridge of Avignon. Avignon, France.
Rhone & Bridge of Avignon. Avignon, France.St. Bénezet bridge (12th C) with moon above. Avignon, France. Chapel structure on St. Bénezet bridge. Avignon, France.Tourist cruise boat on Rhone River seen from bridge of Avignon. Avignon, France.
Exterior side of Ramparts of Avignon. Avignon, France.Gate through Ramparts of Avignon to Rhone River. Avignon, France.Interior side of Ramparts of Avignon. Avignon, France.Octagonal tower in Ramparts of Avignon. Avignon, France.
Exterior side of Ramparts of Avignon. Avignon, France.Gate through Ramparts of Avignon to Rhone River. Avignon, France.Interior side of Ramparts of Avignon. Avignon, France.Octagonal tower in Ramparts of Avignon. Avignon, France.
Ramparts of Avignon with octagonal tower against Rhone River. Avignon, France.Musée du Petit Palais. Avignon, France.Entrance to Calvet Museum in mansion. Avignon, France.Courtyard of Calvet Museum. Avignon, France.
Ramparts of Avignon with octagonal tower against Rhone River. Avignon, France.Musée du Petit Palais. Avignon, France. Entrance to Calvet Museum in mansion (built 1753). Avignon, France. Architect: J.-B. Franque. Courtyard of Calvet Museum (established 1833). Avignon, France.
Angladon-Dubrujeaud Museum in Hôtel de Massillan. Avignon, France.Basilique Saint-Pierre. Avignon, France.Heritage building opposite Basilique Saint-Pierre. Avignon, France.Heritage building near Basilique Saint-Pierre. Avignon, France.
Angladon-Dubrujeaud Museum in Hôtel de Massillan (1694). Avignon, France. Architect: Jean Péru. Basilique Saint-Pierre (1358-1524). Avignon, France. Style: Gothic.Heritage building opposite Basilique Saint-Pierre. Avignon, France.Heritage building near Basilique Saint-Pierre. Avignon, France.
Tour Saint-Jean in place Pie. Avignon, France.Place Crillon inside Porte de l'Oulle. Avignon, France.Former Comédie d'Avignon theater building on Place Crillon near Porte de l'Oulle. Avignon, France.Avignon City Hall on Place de l'Horlage. Avignon, France.
Tour Saint-Jean (16th C) in place Pie. Avignon, France.Place Crillon inside Porte de l'Oulle. Avignon, France.Former Comédie d'Avignon theater building (1732) on Place Crillon near Porte de l'Oulle. Avignon, France.Avignon City Hall (1851) on Place de l'Horlage. Avignon, France.
Palais du Roure by Pierre Baroncelli. Avignon, France.Courtyard of Palais du Roure hung with lamps & bells. Avignon, France.Courtyard of Palais du Roure hung with lamps & bells. Avignon, France.Hôtel de la Préfecture. Avignon, France.
Palais du Roure (1469) (Collège du Roure 3) by Pierre Baroncelli. Avignon, France.Courtyard of Palais du Roure hung with lamps & bells. Avignon, France.Courtyard of Palais du Roure hung with lamps & bells. Avignon, France.Hôtel de la Préfecture. Avignon, France.
Rue de la Republique streetscape. Avignon, France.Heritage building at 12 Rue de la Republique. Avignon, France.Heritage building opposite Hôtel de Massillan. Avignon, France.Jesuit church now museum of stone sculpture. Avignon, France.
Rue de la Republique streetscape. Avignon, France.Heritage building at 12 Rue de la Republique. Avignon, France.Heritage building opposite Hôtel de Massillan. Avignon, France.Jesuit church (1620) now museum of stone sculpture. Avignon, France. Style: Baroque. Architect: F. de Royers de La Valfenière.
Requien Museum of Natural History. Avignon, France.Temple Saint-Martial portal by Pierre II Mignard. Avignon, France.Plaque marking high water mark of Rhone River in 1840 on Temple Saint-Martial. Avignon, France.Cordeliers convent church on rue des Teinturiers. Avignon, France.
Requien Museum of Natural History. Avignon, France.Temple Saint-Martial portal (1700) by Pierre II Mignard. Avignon, France.Plaque (left) marking high water mark of Rhone River in 1840 on Temple Saint-Martial. Avignon, France.Cordeliers convent church (14th C) on rue des Teinturiers. Avignon, France.
Cordeliers convent church on rue des Teinturiers. Avignon, France.Historic neighborhood of rue des Teinturiers along river which once ran water wheels used by fabric workers. Avignon, France.Olive tree heavy with fruit. Avignon, France.
Cordeliers convent church (14th C) on rue des Teinturiers. Avignon, France.Historic neighborhood of rue des Teinturiers along river which once ran water wheels used by fabric workers. Avignon, France.Olive tree heavy with fruit. Avignon, France.

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