Bourg en Bresse

This dynamic market town retains its roots with its impressive monastery.

Bourg-en-Bresse is a commune in eastern France. The church of Notre-Dame, 16th century, has a facade built in the Renaissance; other parts of the church are Gothic. In the interior there are stalls of the 16th century. The other public buildings, including a handsome prefecture, are modern. The town hall contains a library and the Lorin Museum with a collection of pictures, while another museum has a collection of old costumes and ornaments characteristic of Bresse. Among the statues in the town there is one of historian Edgar Quinet, a native of Bourg.
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