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Porte Noire, Besancon

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  • The city of Besancon has been built, quite literally, around this gate. It is exactly two cars wide, but only one lane nowadays as it was built for slow-moving horsecarts. Good for history buffs.  more »
  • Amazing this arch is still standing centuries after the Romans built it. A tribute to Roman engineering and masonry. Architecturally beautiful.  more »
  • Walked to this attraction to look around and also did the Cathedral St Jean as it is only 20 or so metres from the old city gate. Kept on going and went up to the Citadelle.  more »