Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Amiens is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Amiens a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Amiens.
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Place Notre-Dame, 80000 Amiens, France.
08:30 am - 05:15 pm
Quoted as ‘the very finest thing done perfectly in its manner by northern Christendom’ by the English critic John Ruskin, the monument justifies the statement. Classified as a UNESCO World Heritage monument it’s the tallest and the largest Gothic church in France and is truly a monument apart. Although the construction began in th...
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40, Place Notre-Dame, 80000 Amiens.
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Located on the cross channels of Somme River this beautiful district of Saint Leu is also one of the oldest. Its streets give an organic feel in itself as there are a lot of shops, handicrafts outlets, eateries and the like. The place has been home to lot of artisans, craftsmen and merchants since the middle ages and hence it has been quite a self-...
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Rue St Leu, 80000 Amiens, France.
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Known as the ‘little Venice of the North’ St Leu is known for its famous restaurants and old facades with canals running through. Along with the canals it’s criss-crossed with streets that are lined up with colourful facades on either sides. Once a quite industrial area it still retains some of its essence. There are many craft sh...
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48 rue de la Republique, Amiens, France.
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
The building of Musee de Picard is one where it was especially built to be a museum during 1857 and it’s magnificent. Besides relics from ancient France it also houses relics of Egyptian, Greek and Merovingian origins. There are exquisite murals as well as paintings from medieval times of Europe. Artists such as El Greco, Tiepolo, Courbet as ...
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7 Rue du Musee, 80600 Doullens France
02:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Jules Francois Lombart, heir to the Lombart Chocolate Industries was an eccentric philanthropist, art lover and traveller. He built a museum housing some of his finest collections from around the globe. They include paintings of artists such as Chardin, Corot and local artists such as Lucien Andrieu, Horace Colmaire Felix from the 18th to 20th cent...
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2 Rue Saint Vincent de Paul, 80250 Folleville, France
10:00 am - 05:30 pm
Site de Folleville is located about 25km south of Amiens in the catchment area of Val de Noye. Its history goes as far back as 14th century during the end of The Hundred year War when the castle of Folleville was taken by English captain John Talbot. Since then after numerous conquerors, damages and renovations the castle of folleville today stands...