5 Sights in Autun, France (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Autun, France. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Autun, France.

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1. Cathédrale Saint-Lazare

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The Cathedral of Saint Lazarus of Autun, commonly known as Autun Cathedral a Roman Catholic cathedral in Autun and a national monument of France. Famous for its Cluniac inspiration and its Romanesque sculptures by Gislebertus it is a highlight in Romanesque art in Burgundy and it is the seat of the Bishop of Autun. The Bishop of Autun set forth the construction of St. Lazarus Cathedral as a result of the large movement of pilgrims travelling to Vezelay as they progressed on the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela.

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2. Fontaine Saint-Lazare

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Fontaine Saint-Lazare Kokin / Public domain

La Fontaine Saint-Lazare, is a fountain built by Jean Goujon in 1543 located in Autun in France. It is classified as a historic monument from the 1862 list and is located right next to the homonymous cathedral. At its top, a sculpture of a pelican who goes away to feed his little ones represents the Eucharist.

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3. Théatre romain

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Oton Roman Theatre is a performance monument, built in the second half of the first century AD, located in Augustus Dunant, which was built in the second half of the first century AD, and is one of the few cities in northern Gaul that have been walled since the early Empire; The city later became Oton.

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4. Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle

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The Orton Museum of Natural History is a French museum, established in 1964 in a private mansion on St. Antoine Street, specializing in mineralogy, zoology, paleontology and botany. It became a first-class museum in 1984 and a French museum on January 6, 2002.

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5. Abbaye de Saint-Jean-Le-Grand (ancienne)

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The Abbey of Saint-Jean-le-Grand is a former Benedictine nunnery, in Autun, Saône-et-Loire, France, possibly founded by Queen Brunhilda and Bishop Syagrius of Autun. According to Gregory of Tours, it already existed in 589.

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