Autun

Formerly considered the sister and equal of Rome, you can still feel the Roman Empire's influence throughout this town.

Autun is a commune in Burgundy in eastern France. It was founded during the early Roman Empire as Augustodunum. The city boasts two ancient Roman gates (the Porte St.-Andre and Porte d'Arroux) and other ruins dating to the time of Augustus. One of the most impressive remains is that of the ancient theater, which was one of the largest in the western part of the empire with a 17,000 seat capacity. Autun Cathedral, also known as St. Lazare's cathedral, dates from the early twelfth century and is a major example of Romanesque architecture.
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  • Vor der Kathedrale von Autun
  • St. Lazare (Cathedral)
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  • 2016-10-24 10-30 Burgund 456 Autun, Musee Rolin
   

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