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Poterne Faneron

- secondary city gate a.k.a. Trou au Chat / Hole in the Cat

constructed: 1378
location: Trou au Chat

* Provins, population: 12,200, a walled medieval town, the former site of festivals and for contrast, an excellent choice as a day trip from Paris. (train from Paris Gare de l'Est -to- Provins, less than 90 minutes)
An UNESCO World Heritage site.

Place Saint Quiriace

- square of Saint Quiriace church constructed 1135-1160 & 1662

Porte Saint Jean

- city gate of Saint Jean

constructed: 12th-13th centuries
location: Rue Saint Jean

  • Last visit to Provins: Apr 2010
  • Intro Updated Oct 26, 2012
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