Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Tournai, Belgium


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 1.2 km
Ascend 30 m
Descend 21 m

Explore Tournai in Belgium with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Tournai

Sight 1: Halle aux Draps

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The Cloth Hall of Tournai is a building built in 1610.

Wikipedia: Halle aux draps (Tournai) (FR), Heritage Website

187 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: Beffroi de Tournai

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The Belfry of Tournai is a freestanding bell tower of medieval origin in Tournai, Belgium, 72 metres (236 ft) in height with a 256-step stairway. This landmark building is one of a set of Belfries of Belgium and France registered on the UNESCO World Heritage List in recognition of their civic architecture and importance in the rise of municipal power in Europe.

Wikipedia: Belfry of Tournai (EN), Heritage Website

166 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: Tournai Cathedral

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Tournai Cathedral self-made composite, from photos taken by Jean-Pol Grandmont / CC BY 2.5

The Cathedral of Our Lady, or Tournai Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic cathedral, see of the Diocese of Tournai in Tournai, Belgium. It has been classified both as a Wallonia's major heritage since 1936 and as a World Heritage Site since 2000.

Wikipedia: Tournai Cathedral (EN), Heritage Website

476 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 4: Maisons des Jésuites de Tournai

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The houses of the Jesuits of Tournai, also known as the Vilain houses or the Manarre houses, are a group of four buildings built at the beginning of the thirteenth century and located in the city of Tournai in the province of Hainaut (Belgium).

Wikipedia: Maisons des Jésuites de Tournai (FR), Heritage Website

411 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 5: Musée d'histoire naturelle et vivarium

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The Natural History Museum of Tournai is a Belgian museum created in 1828 by the Regency Council of the city of Tournai.

Wikipedia: Musée d'histoire naturelle de Tournai (FR)


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