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Le Capitole, Toulouse

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Some of the interior of Le 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 Le Capitole and all Toulouse has to offer by arranging your trip with our Toulouse online trip itinerary planner.
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  • It was free to enter,interesting murals to see well worth the effort to visit. Great for photos and worth the effort to visit. 
    It was free to enter,interesting murals to see well worth the effort to visit. Great for photos and worth the effort to visit.  more »
  • If you are passing and it is open then go in as the times are very erratic so don’t miss an opportunity. Beautiful building with some amazing art/ceiling. Free. 
    If you are passing and it is open then go in as the times are very erratic so don’t miss an opportunity. Beautiful building with some amazing art/ceiling. Free.  more »

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