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World Heritage Sites of the Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France

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Collection: Camino De Santiago, Lists of World Heritage Sites, Visitor Attractions in Aquitaine, Visitor Attractions in Auvergne (Region), Visitor Attractions in Burgundy, Visitor Attractions in Centre (French Region), Visitor Attractions in Champagne-Ardenne, Visitor Attractions in Lower Normandy, Visitor Attractions in Midi-Pyrénées, Visitor Attractions in Picardy, Visitor Attractions in Poitou-Charentes, World Heritage Sites in France
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World Heritage Sites of the Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France

UNESCO designated a collection of 78 structures under the name "Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France" as a World Heritage Site in December 1998.[1]

Sites

The sites included in the UNESCO designation are largely monuments, churches, or hospitals that provided services to pilgrims headed to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Some are places of pilgrimage in their own right. Other structures include a tower, bridges, a city gate, and a prehistoric stone construction.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France". UNESCO. Retrieved 15 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France". UNESCO. Retrieved 15 August 2015. 

External links

  • UNESCO description
  • UNESCO image gallery

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