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University of Toulouse II
~3.65 miles from Tournefeuille city center
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Université Toulouse II or University of Toulouse II (known by the name of Université de Toulouse-Le Mirail, or UTM) is one of 3 universities in Toulouse, France.The campus, situated in Toulouse's grand architectural project of the 1960s, Le Mirail, was conceived and built by the team of architects Candilis, Josic, Woods.Mirail University was hastily conceived as a result of the saturation of the original buildings in the city centre and of course the events of May 1968. At that time it was decided to divide the University of Toulouse into three: The law faculty became Université Toulouse I, occupying all the old university buildings, the humanities faculty became Université de Toulouse II - Le Mirail, named after its new location, and the departments of science and medicine became Univ...
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~5.06 miles from Tournefeuille city center
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Attraction Type: Art MuseumAddress: 76 allees Charles-de-Fitte, Toulouse, Midi-Pyrénées, FrancePhone Number: 05 62 48 58 00
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~5.19 miles from Tournefeuille city center
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Stadium Municipal de Toulouse is the largest multi-purpose stadium in Toulouse, France. This is the seventh largest stadium in France. It is currently used mostly for football matches, mainly those of the Toulouse Football Club and the big games of rugby in the Stade Toulousain in Heineken Cup (European Cup) or Top 14 (first professional league). It also hosts the tests matches of France's national rugby union team. It is located on the island of Ramler near the center of Toulouse. It is a pure football and rugby ground, and therefore has no athletics track surrounding the field. The stadium is able to hold 35,472 people. The stadium was built in 1937 for the 1938 FIFA World Cup and has undergone two extensive renovations in 1949 and 1997.The stadium staged six matches during the 1998 ...
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Galerie Chateau d'Eau
~5.32 miles from Tournefeuille city center
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The château d'Eau is an historic institution in favour of photography, the first gallery in France especially devoted to photography. It was founded in 1974 by Jean Dieuzaide.Temporary exhibitions Since 1974, the gallery has presented more than 400 exhibitions, gathering the most famous worldwide photographers but also young artists.The library A very complete library from ancient to contemporary photography, which has now 10000 titles including video tapes, CD-ROM and a lot of photography magazines. The collectionA permanent collection of 4700 prints, built during 30 years and traveling exhibitions in France and abroad.The publications 300 monographs, posters and books have been published and constitute an important collection.
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University of Toulouse I
~5.50 miles from Tournefeuille city center
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The Université de Toulouse is a consortium of French universities, grandes écoles and other institutions of higher education and research, named after one of the earliest universities established in Europe in 1229, and including the successor universities to that earlier university. This article describes the institutions that have been called the "Université de Toulouse".
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~5.52 miles from Tournefeuille city center
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The Pont Neuf (French for "New Bridge") is the oldest standing bridge across the river Seine in Paris, France. Its name, which was given to distinguish it from older bridges that were lined on both sides with houses, has remained.Standing by the western point of the Île de la Cité, the island in the middle of the river that was the heart of medieval Paris, it connects the Rive Gauche of Paris with the Rive Droite.The bridge is composed of two separate spans, one of five arches joining the left bank to the Île de la Cité, another of seven joining the island to the right bank. Old engraved maps of Paris show how, when the bridge was built, it just grazed the downstream tip of the Île de la Cité; since then, the natural sandbar building of a mid-river island, aided by stone-faced embankme...
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Hotel de Pierre
~5.59 miles from Tournefeuille city center
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Musee des Augustins
~5.63 miles from Tournefeuille city center
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The Musée des Augustins de Toulouse is a fine arts museum in Toulouse, France which conserves a collection of sculpture and paintings from the Middle Ages to the early twentieth century. The paintings are from throughout France, the sculptures representing Occitan culture of the region with a particularly rich assemblage of Romanesque sculpture.almond tree, Cloister, Musée des Augustins, ToulouseThe building in which the museum is sited was built in 1309 in the Gothic style and prior to the French Revolution housed Toulouse's Augustinian convent. The convent was secularized in 1793 and first opened to the public as a museum on 27 August 1795 by decree of the French Convention, very shortly after the opening of the Louvre, making it one of the oldest museums in France after the Louvre...
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Musee du Vieux Toulouse
~5.67 miles from Tournefeuille city center
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Thèmes :Arts décoratifs ; Beaux-Arts ; Ethnologie ; HistoireThème des collections :Archeologie nationale : Gallo-romainArts décoratifs : Céramique, Textiles, VerrerieBeaux-Arts : Dessin, Estampe et Affiche, Peinture, SculptureAutres collections : Photographie, PlansEthnologie : Costume, MobilierHistoire : Histoire locale et régionaleLes collections sont constituées par la Société des Toulousains de Toulouse et Amis du Vieux-Toulouse en 1907 à la suite de dons legs et achats. Le musée est installé d'abord à la caserne de la Mission, place de la Daurade, puis 6, rue Saint-Jean et finalement transféré à l'Hôtel Dumay, bâtiment légué à la Société en 1947.Activités culturelles :visites guidées : généralesaccueil des scolaires : visites
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Roman Archeological Museum
~5.69 miles from Tournefeuille city center
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The National Archaeological Museum (Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli) is a museum in Toulouse, France, at the northwest corner of the original Greek wall of the city of Toulouse. The museum contains a large collection of Roman artifacts from Pompeii, Stabiae and Herculaneum. The collection includes works of the highest quality produced in Greek, Roman and Renaissance times.
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Capitole de Toulouse
~5.71 miles from Tournefeuille city center
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The Capitole de Toulouse is the seat of the municipal administration of the French city of Toulouse.The Capitouls (governing magistrates) of Toulouse embarked on the construction of the original building in 1190, to provide a seat for the government of a province growing in wealth and influence. The name "Capitole" referred not only to the Roman Capitol but also to the capitulum which was the chapter of the governing magistrates.In the 20th century, the structures surrounding the vast (2 hectares) Place du Capitole were redesigned. Some of the interior of the Capitole can be traced back to the 16th century, but the current façade, 135 metres long and built of the characteristic pink brick in Neoclassical style, dates from 1750, built according to plans by Guillaume Cammas. The eigh...
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La Basilique Saint Sernin
~5.73 miles from Tournefeuille city center
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The Basilica of St. Sernin in Toulouse, France, is the former abbey church of the Abbey of St. Sernin or St. Saturnin, and was built in the Romanesque style between about 1080 and 1120. It is located on the site of a previous basilica of the 4th century which contained the body of Saint Saturnin or Sernin, the first bishop of Toulouse in c. 250.The abbey of St. Sernin was an ancient foundation, but its importance increased enormously after Charlemagne donated a quantity of relics to it, as a result of which it became an important stop for pilgrims on their way to Santiago de Compostela, and a pilgrimage location in its own right. The current building was built to accommodate these pilgrims.The plan of the abbey church here was also used in the construction of the cathedral of Santiag...
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Place de Capitole
~5.74 miles from Tournefeuille city center
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Have a seat in one of the lively cafés decorating the Place du Capitole and take a look around. Since the 12th century, the passion of Toulouse pours from this very place. From here, the streets weave deep into the tapestry that makes the “Ville Rose,” named for its dark pink, brick buildings.The colorful streets in the old part of the city provide a view into its rich and vivid past, with their town houses, fountains and squares, museums and churches. You are in the heart of Toulouse.Developed in the 19th century, the Place du Capitole is modeled after the famous square in Madrid. It covers two hectares, making it the city’s largest square and focal point for many public events in Toulouse. A thorough redesigning and restructuring in 1995 allowed space for pedestrians, yet maintai...
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City Centre Toulouse
~5.76 miles from Tournefeuille city center
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Musee Paul Dupuy
~5.82 miles from Tournefeuille city center
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Housed in the Besson mansion, this original museum exhibits diverse objects, furniture and works of art from the Middle Ages. There are many drawings and etchings by Toulouse artists and there are collections of glassware, ironwork, enamel, gold and silver, pottery, and wooden and ivory sculptures. The reconstruction of an old pharmacy is worth a visit in itself. The hours vary seasonally, for specific timings, call ahead or check the website.Open Hours: 10a-6p W-MContact: +33 5 6114 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Place St. Georges
~5.91 miles from Tournefeuille city center
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~5.94 miles from Tournefeuille city center
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The Wilson Place Museum has a history as rich and colorful as that of Menomonie and Dunn County. Built in 1859 by Captain William Wilson, it was a originally a large colonial-style house with a pillared porch. Captain Wilson, was a principal in the Knapp, Stout & Co., Company, founder and first mayor of the city of Menomonie, and the area's first state senator. In 1875, he enclosed the 22-acre estate with a sandstone wall, part of which fronts the museum today.When Wilson died in 1892, it became the home of his daughter Angelina and son-in-law James Huff Stout, another principal in the lumber company, and civic leader. The couple extensively remodeled and expanded the home into a Queen Anne style mansion. Additions included 17 marble fireplaces, a ballroom, a carved mahogony staircase an...
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Saint Etienne Cathedrale
~5.99 miles from Tournefeuille city center
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Toulouse Cathedral (Cathédrale Saint-Étienne de Toulouse) is a Roman Catholic cathedral, and a national monument of France, located in the city of Toulouse.It is the seat of the Archbishop of Toulouse.The exact date of the original building is unknown; the first mention of a church building on that site is found in a charter of 844. In 1073 the bishop of Toulouse commenced work on a more elaborate structure, followed by additional construction in the 13th century.
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Theatre National de Toulouse
~6.00 miles from Tournefeuille city center
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Jardin des Plantes
~6.02 miles from Tournefeuille city center
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The Jardin des Plantes (7 hectares) is a public park and botanical garden located on Allée Jules-Guesde, Toulouse, France.The first botanical garden in Toulouse was created in 1730 by the Société des sciences de Toulouse (Society of Sciences of Toulouse) and located in the Saint-Sernin district, not far from the Matabiau. However, the quality of the ground was unsatisfactory, and in 1756 the collection was moved towards Sénéchaussée Street (now the Street of the Flowers). This second garden was surrounded by walls and in time proved to be too small. In 1794, thanks to naturalist Philippe-Isidore Picot de Lapeyrouse, the garden was relocated into part of the old enclosure of the Carmelite friars, where it remains.This third site became both a large botanical garden and also a place wh...
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~6.09 miles from Tournefeuille city center
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Toulouse boasts 160 public parks and gardens.The first of these was Jardin Royal created in 1754. There are many exotic plants and sculptures throughout. Entrance is free.
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~6.33 miles from Tournefeuille city center
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La gare de Toulouse-Matabiau est la principale gare ferroviaire pour voyageurs de l'agglomération toulousaine et de la région Midi-Pyrénées. Elle est l'élément central du réseau ferroviaire de Toulouse.The Toulouse-Matabiau train station is the chief station servicing travelers of the Toulouse area and the region of the Middle Pyrenees area. It is a central mantel piece of Toulouse.
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Musee Georges Labit
~6.35 miles from Tournefeuille city center
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The Georges Labit Museum (French: Musée Georges Labit) (founded in 1893), located in Toulouse, France, is dedicated to artifacts from the Far-Eastern and Egyptian civilizations.The museum was founded by Georges Labit (1862-1899), a passionate amateur who travelled the world in search of ancient art and artifacts. It is housed in a moorish villa erected by Toulousian architect Jules Calbayrac. The complex also contains an exotic garden, a specialist library, and a screening room.
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Canal de Midi
~6.41 miles from Tournefeuille city center
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The Canal du Midi is a 240 km (150 mi) long canal in Southern France (French: le Midi). The canal connects the Garonne River to the Étang de Thau on the Mediterranean and along with the Canal de Garonne forms the Canal des Deux Mers joining the Atlantic to the Mediterranean. The canal runs from the city of Toulouse down to the Mediterranean port of Sète—which was founded to serve as the eastern terminus of the canal.
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University of Toulouse III
~6.74 miles from Tournefeuille city center
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The Université de Toulouse is a consortium of French universities, grandes écoles and other institutions of higher education and research, named after one of the earliest universities established in Europe in 1229, and including the successor universities to that earlier university. This article describes the institutions that have been called the "Université de Toulouse".Université Toulouse III - Paul SabatierTechnology & ScienceSciencePhysicsMathematicsComputer scienceBiologyTechnologyMedicineDentistry
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Cite de l'Espace
~8.04 miles from Tournefeuille city center
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The Cité de l'espace (City of Space) is a theme park oriented towards space and the conquest of space. It was inaugurated in June 1997 and is situated on the eastern outskirts of Toulouse in France. More than 2 million visitors have already visited it.The park makes it possible to visit full scale models of the rocket Ariane 5 (55 metres in height), Mir space station, and Soyuz modules. A 140 seat and a 280 seat planetarium presents spectacles throughout the day. Cité de l'Espace is also equipped with numerous exhibits, often interactive, for example, the control room close to the model of Ariane 5, makes it possible to prepare the launching of a rocket, help with its flight and then place a satellite in orbit! Terradome (a terrestrial half-sphere 25 m in diameter) presents the history o...
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City Centre Montauban
~29.84 miles from Tournefeuille city center
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