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Escalier Monumental, Auch

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Climb the 370 steps of Escalier Monumental, and enjoy the surrounding gardens and terraces. The 35 m high (115 ft) staircase was built in 1863 with local limestone. In the center stands a statue of Charles de Batz, better known as the Comte d'Artagnan--captain of the King's Musketeers that Alexandre Dumas made famous in his tale, "The 3 Musketeers." As you climb, you can rest at the three main platforms along the way, and take pictures in the landscaped gardens. Using our world travel planner, Auch attractions like Escalier Monumental can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • A place to see mandatory, is fun to ride and shoot him because at each level, surprises are available to you. See obsolument
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  • It's beautiful, but cel does not break 3 legs a duck. To compare with the monumental staircase of Braga (Portugal)... There is no photo.
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  • You will find over this monumental staircase 374marches on double volleys and 35 m, the statue of the musketeer of d'Artagnan, the statue of the "Observatory of the time" in the (off) Fountain whose l glass eye "impossible shelter" is the other side of the shore, and finally a plate/stele on the ground that chronicles the flood in latin... what awaken your imagination and knowledge.
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