"An Old City With A Collection of 20C Art" Top 5 Page for this destination Troyes by hquittner
Troyes Travel Guide: 33 reviews and 113 photos
Troyes is an old city which held important fairs in medieval times. It was Christianized in the 3C AD and built its present Cathedral between the 15-17C. It still is known for the manufacture of hats. It has numerous churches and since 1976 has offered a fine chance to visit a Modern Art Museum in a remodeled Bishop's palace and outdoor grounds. The collection of paintings by Derain is extensive going far beyond his Fauve period.
- Pros:A City of Old Hotels and Churches
- Cons:Unfortunately We No Longer Wear Hats
- In a nutshell:Here We Visit An Important Modern Art Collection
The Museum of Modern Art is at the south aspect of the Cathedral on the flank of the Place St.-Pierre. It is in the... more travel advice
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