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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.

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  • 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
  • Last visit to Troyes: Jun 1994
  • Intro Updated Sep 2, 2010
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  • breughel's Profile Photo
    Oct 1, 2010 at 1:42 PM

    Hi Howard, I see you have been here ten years before me. I don't think it changed much. Me again for a second visit.


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