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City Arlon


City Arlon
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Copyright: john vantighem (john1) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 438 W: 0 N: 886] (8448)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-06-14
Categories: Architecture
Camera: Sony A350, Tamron 18-200/3.5-6.3 AF XR DI-II LD IF, SanDisk Ultra ll 4GB
Exposure: f/11, 1/125 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-06-19 13:48
Viewed: 863
Points: 0
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Arlon is best known for holding one of the richest archŠological museums in Belgium. It houses numerous examples of Roman sculpture and Merovingian funerary art.
A fragment of the Gallo-Roman defensive wall that was built in the 3rd century still stands in Arlon.
The Gaspar Museum is well known for its furniture, paintings, ceramics, and religious art.
Saint Donat's church now stands on the Knipchen hill, where Waleran I of Limburg once built his castle and the Capuchin monks built their convent.
Arlon cemetery has the largest Jewish section of all Walloon cemeteries

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