Palais des Papes
The Palais des Papes is a historical palace located in Avignon, southern France. It is one of the largest and most important medieval Gothic buildings in Europe.
With its size, architecture and historical significance, the Palais regularly serves as an exhibition centre.
The skyline of Avignon is a magnificent urban landscape. Overlooking the city and the Rhône river, the Rocher des Doms presents an exceptional set of monuments including the Saint Bénezet Bridge, (the famous « Pont d’Avignon »), the Ramparts, the Petit Palais, the Cathedral and the impressive walls of the Popes’ Palace flanked by four mighty towers. This architectural group has been ranked by UNESCO: « world heritage for humanity ».