Place du Capitole, Toulouse

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Some of the interior of Place du Capitole can be traced to the 16th century, but the current Neoclassical façade dates back to 1750. Made of pink marble and 135 m (443 ft) long, it boasts eight columns that represent the original eight capitals of the 16th century. In 1873, Eugène Viollet-le-Duc built the bell tower on top of the donjon or inner tower, in the typical northern French style. Only the Henri IV courtyard and gate survive from the original medieval buildings. Today the building houses the city hall, as well as an opera company and a symphony orchestra. See Place du Capitole and all Toulouse has to offer by arranging your trip with our Toulouse online trip itinerary planner .
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  • A lot of restaurants open here, very nice old buildings, huge parking lot nearby. I strongly recommend this place for a quite evening.  more »
  • Christmas market was at Place du Capitole, it is not a traditional market but there are a lot of stands of artisans which are great. Lots of food and drink as well. Vibrant area where you can can...  more »
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