The Citadel of Besançon in Franche-Comté, France, is one of the finest masterpieces of military architecture designed by Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban. The Citadel occupies eleven hectares on Mount Saint-Etienne, one of the seven hills that protect…
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Besançon (French and Arpitan: [bəzɑ̃sɔ̃]; archaic German: Bisanz, Latin: Vesantio) is the capital and principal city of the Franche-Comté region in eastern France.
Latitude: 47° 14' 55.61" N
Longitude: 6° 01' 5.34" E
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The Musée des Beaux-Arts et d'archéologie (Museum of Fine Arts and Archeology) in the French city of Besançon is the oldest public museum in France.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Besançon is a Latin Rite Roman Catholic ecclesiastical territory in France.
Besançon Cathedral (Cathédrale Saint-Jean de Besançon) is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in the town of Besançon, France.
The église Sainte-Madeleine is a neoclassical 18th century hall church in the Battant district of Besançon, France, dedicated to Saint Mary Magdalene.
Besançon-Viotte is the main railway station located in Besançon, Doubs, eastern France. The station was opened in 1855 and is located on the Dole–Belfort railway, Besançon–Le Locle railway and Besançon-Viotte-Vesoul railway. The train services are o…
Bibliothèque municipale de Besançon is the most important library in Besançon, but also the first French building which was constructed to be the public library.
Battant is one of the oldest parts of Besançon, Doubs, France, and has been under architectural protection since 1964. It is situated on the right bank of the river Doubs, north of the ox-bow that encircles the center of the city.
Stade Léo Lagrange is a stadium in Besançon, France. It is currently used for football matches and is the home stadium of Besançon RC.
The Synagogue of Besançon is the principal Jewish place of worship in the city of Besançon, France. The building is located in the area of Battant, near the old center of the town. It was built in 1869 and was inaugurated on 18 November.
The Jean Minjoz Hospital is a large hospital in Besançon in the French region of Franche-Comté.
The Forest of Chailluz is a wooded area comprising 1,673 hectares, located in Besançon, in the Doubs, France.
Butte is a sector of Besançon, located in the center of the city
The Observatoire des sciences de l'Univers de Besançon (Observatoire de Besançon for short, Besançon Astronomical Observatory or Besançon Observatory in English) is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by the Centre national de la recherch…
The Jardin botanique de Besançon (Botanical Garden of Besançon), more formally the Jardin botanique de l'Université de Franche-Comté et de la Ville de Besançon, is a botanical garden located on the Place du Maréchal Leclerc, Besançon, Doubs, Franche…
The fort of Planoise is a fortification located on the summit of the hill of Planoise, in Besançon (Franche-Comté, France).
Bregille is a district of the French city of Besançon, located on the right bank of the Doubs, south-east of the historic center. It has developed on the eponymous hill Bregille which culminates at 458 meters, almost 200 meters above the river level.
Besançon – La Vèze Aerodrome (French: Aérodrome de Besançon - La Vèze) (IATA: QBQ, ICAO: LFQM) is an airport located 5.5 km (3.0 NM) southeast of Besançon in La Vèze, both communes of the Doubs department in the Franche-Comté region of France.…