Beauvais once was a city on woodland hills, but now it’s a metropolitan with boulevards. The ancient city have been destroyed, still though, the city has spacious walkways which remind one of the old France. If you are looking for cheap car hire Beauvais Airport then compare prices with us.
The highlight of the city is Beauvais Cathedral, which is dedicated to Saint Peter. The gothic architecture comprises of a transept & quire having apse and 7 apse-chapels. The carved doors made of wood of both the entrance of church are great art pieces correspondingly to the Renaissance and Gothic workmanship of that era. The church also consists of astronomical clock built in 1866 and tapestries; but the most artistic attraction of the cathedral is the stained glass windows from 13th, 14th & 16th centuries. Among the most fine-looking work is by the renaissance artist, Engrand Le Prince, he was local Beauvais. The artist has also worked on the St. Etienne another captivating church of the city. This church is a mix of roman and renaissance architecture. Other than this there are middle aged houses seen on the streets around the cathedral which were used by monks. Further a person can also find there dormitory, chapel, barn and various other allied structures.
Other famous tourist spots of this city include the town hall which was built in the 18th century. The town hall has a famous Jeanne Hachette statue, a local hero who saved Beauvais from being taken over during a blockade by the Burgundy dukes in the middle of the 15th century. There is also a museum in Beauvais named the 'Galerie Nationale de la Tapisserie de Beauvais' which concentrates on the main work of the natives i. e. Rug and Carpet making. Therefore the best souvenir a person can take from Beauvais is a rug or carpet. Car hire Beauvais Airport is the best way to view near by attractions.
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