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Heritages and Museums– Discover the most visited museums in the world, comes with pictures, and will give you plenty of ideas for top museums to see on your own travels.

War Museum

War Museum– Lurking in the pretty Parc St Pierre opposite the town hall, this war museum offers interesting insights into WWII. The building itself is a former Nazi German Navy bunker – awesome at 194 metres long – that acted as command post.

Museum La Coupole

Museum La Coupole– La Coupole, also known as the Coupole d’Helfaut-Wizernes and originally codenamed Bauvorhaben 21 or Schotterwerk Nordwest, is a Second World War bunker complex in the Pas-de-Calais department of northern …

Notre Dame Church

Notre Dame Church– This 13th century church looks a little rundown but is noteworthy for this is not only the oldest monument in Calais, but this is also where Captain Charles de Gaulle married a young Calaisian women called Yvonne Vendroux in 1921.

City of Lace and Fashion

City of Lace and Fashion– Lace from Calais has been the best in the world for the past 200 years. It adorns clothing like evening gowns and gloves, and can be seen everywhere on sophisticated lingerie, whether this be the work of Jean-Paul Gaultier, Pierre Cardin or Chantal Thomass.

The Burghers of Calais

The Burghers of Calais– The Burghers of Calais is one of the most famous sculptures by Auguste Rodin. It commemorates an occurrence during the Hundred Years’ War, when Calais, an important French port on the English Channel, was under siege by the English for over a year.

Museum of Fine Arts

Museum of Fine Arts– Opened in 1966, the museum was designed by architect Paul Pamart as part of the post WW2 reconstruction work. It borders the Richelieu park in the historic centre of Calais.

The Lookout Tower

The Lookout Tower is the oldest monument in Calais .Its origin dates back to the thirteenth century, and it was the defensive system of Calais fortified, with the role of ensuring and preventing dangers.