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In 1843, following requests by the neighborhood, the city of Toulouse organized an architectural competition to design this ... More
In 1843, following requests by the neighborhood, the city of Toulouse organized an architectural competition to design this church. The winning project was a neo-Gothic construction, which suited the local tastes of the time, but the Parisian Civilian Buildings' Counsel rejected the plans in favor of Auguste Delort's design. There ensued long and unpopular building work, which was never quite finished. As a result, this rather impressive church has a unique style. Massive but eclectic, it stands in the middle of a large sunny square, in the centre of a district that's becoming more and more lively.
Jean de Bernuy was a wealthy, 16th century woad merchant, whose fortune was large enough to put up bail for
François Ist when he was held prisoner by Charles Quint, and to build one of the most beautiful mansions ...
Built at the top of a vast terraced park, the best preserved château in Toulouse is now home to the
Lycee Bellevue (a school for 15 to 18 year olds). Dating from the turn of the 19th century, the ...
Toulouse's first large hospital was founded in the Middle Ages on the left bank of the Garonne River. For centuries
it was also used as a shelter for pilgrims on their way to Saint Jacques de Compostelle. There is ...