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Tournai

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Cathedral as seen from the Belfry

Tournai is a city in Wallonia.

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  • Cathedral is on the UNESCO World Heritage List as one of the best preserved Cathedrals in Northern Europe. It is reknoned for having one of the most impressive Romanesque naves in Europe and has an impressive array of statues. The impressive Gothic Choir was a later addition. there is also a Treasury Museum attached

It open 9am - 12 Midday 2pm-5pm (6pm in summer) Services 11am Weekdays 10am weekends

Belfry
  • Belfry offers great views across the city, especially over the nearby Cathedral. It is the oldest in Belgium and stands at 72 metres high. It offers very informative multi-lingal displays on the role of Belfries in the history of the region. The Belfry is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List as part of the Belfries of Belgium and France.

It is open the same times as the Cathedral, but closed on Mondays

  • Museum of Fine Arts displays paintings by Ruebens, Van Gogh, Monet, Seurat and Watteau among others. They are displayed in a fine building designed by reknowed architect Victor Horta in the Beaux-Arts style.

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