10 Sights in Amiens, France (with Map and Images)
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1. Amiens CathedralBook Ticket*
The Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Amiens, or simply Amiens Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic church. The cathedral is the seat of the Bishop of Amiens. It is situated on a slight ridge overlooking the River Somme in Amiens, the administrative capital of the Picardy region of France, some 120 kilometres north of Paris.
2. Statue de Pierre l'Ermite
Peter the Hermit, also known as Little Peter, Peter of Amiens or Peter of Achères, was a Roman Catholic priest of Amiens and a key figure during the military expedition from France to Jerusalem, known as the People's Crusade and the First Crusade and the murdering of Jews on the way, the Rhineland massacres. He is by some called Blessed Peter the Hermit, though he has not been beatified in the Catholic Church.
3. Église Saint-Acheul
The Church of Saint-Acheul is a Roman Catholic church in Amiens, Somme, France. It is located on the edge of the Chaussée Jules Ferry. Abbey church of the abbey of Saint-Acheul until the French Revolution, it was long in the hands of the Jesuits and is today a parish church of the local Catholic community.
4. Maison Jules Verne
The house of Jules Verne, located at 2, rue Charles-Dubois in Amiens, is the house in which Jules Verne lived from 1882 to 1900. It now houses a museum that evokes the life, work and public action of public action The writer, who composed more than thirty novels there.
The Belfry of Amiens is a belfry located on Place au Fil, in the city centre of Amiens. It has been listed in the supplementary inventory of Historic Monuments since 7 August 1926 and then as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as Belfries of Belgium and France since 2005.
6. Église Saint-Germain-l'Ecossais
The Saint-Germain-l'Écossa church is a Catholic church located in Amiens, in France. It is, after the Notre-Dame d'Amiens cathedral and the Saint-Leu church in Amiens, the oldest church in the city. It is no longer accessible to the public.
7. Parc Zoologique de la Petite Hotoie
The Amiens Zoo is a French animal park located in Hauts-de-France, in Amiens. Founded in 1952, under the name of the Zoological Garden of Amiens and initially municipal, it is today managed by the agglomeration community Amiens Métropole.
8. Citadelle d'Amiens
The Citadel of Amiens is a citadel located in Amiens, France. It was built on an old Roman road, at the request of Henry IV who wanted to protect the northern border of the kingdom after the capture of the city by the Spanish in 1597.
9. Église Saint-Leu
The Church of Saint-Leu is a Roman Catholic church in Amiens, France, located in the Saint-Leu district of the city centre. It is, after the cathedral to which it is nearby, the oldest church in Amiens.
10. Église Saint-Maurice d'Amiens
The Church of Saint-Maurice d'Amiens is a church located in Amiens, in the department of the Somme, more precisely in the Faubourg Saint-Maurice, a working-class district in the north-west of the city.
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