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Gargoyles in Musée des Augustins, Toulouse, France

Also known as the "Pink City," Toulouse is the fourth largest city in France. It is located on the banks of the River Garonne, 150 kilometres from the Mediterranean Sea, 230 km from the Atlantic Ocean and 680 km from Paris.

The Musée des Augustins is one of the oldest museums in the country. The building that houses it dates back to 1309; it was built in the Gothic style.

The museum is famous for its cloister, its convent (opened to the public in August 1795) and its 4,000 sculptures / paintings made between the Middle Ages and the early 20th century. It also has an organ that was built in 1981.

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