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Straddling the Escaut River, Tournai is known since Roman times. Along with agriculture, it has long been a major cultural center.

Tournai is a French-speaking town of Belgium. The city of Tournai was one of the greatest cultural and economic centers of the County of Flanders. Some traces can still be seen today. Although Tournai is in the Flemish cultural area, it also possesses some treasures of the Mosan style. Indeed, the two most beautiful shrines of the Cathedral, commissioned by the Bishop of Tournai, were made in the region of Liege by Nicholas of Verdun: the shrines of Saint-Eleutherius and of Our Lady of Flanders (13C). Those shrines testify to the opulence of the towns of Tournai and Liege during the Middle-Ages. The shrine of Our Lady of Flanders has been called one of the seven wonders of Belgium.
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