Thursday, November 8, 2012

Angers (Maine et Loire), France

Angers is a city in the department of Maine-et-Loire, South West of Paris. 

Angers is the 16th largest town in France, and is situated along the both banks of Maine River. The city is the capital of the historic province of Anjou and is considered as one of the most beautiful cities in France. The most notable buildings are the magnificent twin-spiraled Cathedral of Saint Maurice (12th-13th century) and  the massive Castle of Angers (early 13th century).The castle has one of the top treasures in the region which is a tapestry of 101 metres describing the end of the time as it is said in the bible.The cathedral is a magnificent twin-spiraled building.  A daily market is held each day in front of the cathedral.


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