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Église Sainte-Catherine‎, Lille, France

 
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Distance from city center: 0.5mi
danpop's pictureby danpop Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 3rd of July, 2009
Saint Catherine Church in Lille is a Medieval Masterpiece built in 1288, with the towers built in 1504. The huge tower was used in the 18th century for telegraph as well as a mean to announce fire, till the end of the 19th century.

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Rue Sainte-Catherine
59800 Lille, France

 
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