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History of Tournai, Hainaut in photos

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Geography: Tournai or Tournay is a city and municipality of Wallonia located in the province of Hainaut, Belgium. It lies 85 kilometres (53 miles) southwest of Brussels on the river Scheldt. Tournai is part of Eurometropolis Lille–Kortrijk–Tournai.

Tournai is one of the oldest cities in Belgium and has played an important role in the country's cultural history. It was the first capital of the Frankish Empire, with Clovis I being born here.

Date of foundation:

History:

Population: 69 554

Sights:

Tournai. Bridge of Holes, 1926
Bridge of Holes, 1926
Tournai. Bridge of Holes towards the city, 1904
Bridge of Holes towards the city, 1904
Tournai. Bridge of Holes
Bridge of Holes
Tournai. Bridge of the Vendeans
Bridge of the Vendeans
Tournai. Concert Hall and the Belfry, 1923
Concert Hall and the Belfry, 1923
Tournai. Courthouse
Courthouse
Tournai. Crombez Square and Bara Monument, 1924
Crombez Square and Bara Monument, 1924
Tournai. Crombez Square and Bara Monument
Crombez Square and Bara Monument
Tournai. Entrance to the city, tram
Entrance to the city, tram
Tournai. Folklore Museum
Folklore Museum
Tournai. Gendarmerie
Gendarmerie
Tournai. Grand Place
Grand Place
Tournai. Henry VIII Tower
Henry VIII Tower
Tournai. Infantry Barracks, 1922
Infantry Barracks, 1922
Tournai. Iron Bridge, 1917
Iron Bridge, 1917
Tournai. Iron Bridge with customs officer and steam tram for Toufflers
Iron Bridge with customs officer and steam tram for Toufflers
Tournai. Lille Place and Monument of French
Lille Place and Monument of French
Tournai. Museum of Fine Arts, 1931
Museum of Fine Arts, 1931
Tournai. Old Cloth Hall, 1955
Old Cloth Hall, 1955
Tournai. Pottery Market
Pottery Market
Tournai. Railway Station, 1907
Railway Station, 1907
Tournai. Soyer Bridge
Soyer Bridge
Tournai. Town Hall and Gallait Monument
Town Hall and Gallait Monument
Tournai. Warehouse
Warehouse



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