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notre dame de Bayeux

Bayeux was the first city in France to be liberated during the Battle of Normandy the 7th June 1944.

Bayeux is a major tourist attraction, best known to visitors for the Bayeux tapestry, made to commemorate events in the Norman Conquest of England in1066.

The large Norman-Romanesque-Gothic Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Bayeux, consecrated in 1077, was arguably the original home of the tapestry.

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The Bayeux War Cemetery is the largest Second World War cemetery of Commonwealth soldiers in France, located in Bayeux, Normandy. The cemetery contains 4,648 burials, mostly of the Invasion of Normandy.

The Jardin botanique de Bayeux is a botanical garden dating from 1864.


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