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

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Explore interesting sights in Poitiers, France. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Poitiers, France.

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1. Église Sainte-Radégonde

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The Church of Sainte-Radegonde is a medieval Roman Catholic church in Poitiers, France, dating from the 6th century. It takes its name from the Frankish queen and nun, Radegund, who was buried in the church. Considered a saint, the church became a place of pilgrimage by those devoted to her heavenly intercession. The current church, constructed from the 11th to 12th centuries, was built in a combination of Romanesque and Angevin Gothic architectural styles.

Wikipedia: Church of Sainte-Radegonde (Poitiers) (EN)

2. Hôtel Fumé

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The Hotel Fumé, sometimes written Smoke or Fumey, is a flamboyant Gothic style building built in Poitiers between the fifteenth century and the sixteenth century. A building sitting at the top of the slope on which the Rue de la Chaîne rushes roughly, the Hotel Fumé now houses the administration and some rooms of the Faculty of Human Sciences of the University of Poitiers.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Fumé (FR)

3. Fontaine du Pont Joubert

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Fontaine du Pont Joubert Daniel Clauzier / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Pont-Joubert fountain, sometimes wrongly called fountain of the legate in confusion with another which was located further, is a small building from the end of the Middle Ages located on the banks of the Clain River in Poitiers, in the department of Vienne. It adjoins a medieval bridge, the Joubert bridge, hence its name.

Wikipedia: Fontaine du Pont Joubert (FR)

4. Dolmen dit La Pierre-Levée

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La Pierre levée is a dolmen located in Poitiers. Known since antiquity, the Roman road Lemonum (Poitiers) - Avaricum (Bourges) - Lugdunum (Lyon) passed nearby, it is mentioned from the Middle Ages, being the subject of several descriptions or representations, and it is associated with local folklore.

Wikipedia: Pierre levée de Poitiers (FR)

5. Église Notre-Dame la Grande

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Notre-Dame-la-Grande is a Romanesque collegiate church in Poitiers, France. Characteristic of the Poitevin Romanesque style, its sculpted façade is a unanimously recognized masterpiece of religious art of this period. The walls of the interior are painted.

Wikipedia: Église Notre-Dame la Grande de Poitiers (FR)


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