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Saulieu

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Specialty Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites · Flea Markets
Saulieu is a commune in the Côte-d'Or department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region in eastern France.Capital of the Morvan, situated within the Morvan Regional Park, Saulieu lies to the southeast of Paris on the RN6 road.HistoryThis walled town has existed since Roman times when it was known as Sidolocus, as seen on the tombs and engravings that can be found in the hills overlooking the modern town. Every Saturday morning a unique market is held in the square selling goods of many kinds.ChurchThe Basilica of Saint Andoche, famous for its carved capitals depicting biblical stories and religious teachings, was founded as an abbey church in the 6th century. Rebuilt as a collegiate church in the 12th century, it became a Minor Basilica in 1919.There are over 60 carved capitals in the basilica, several of which have narrative figures. Some of the capitals are the Flight into Egypt (Matthew 2:13-15), Balaam (Numbers 23-24), The Risen Christ (John 20:11-18; Matthew 28:1-10), Temptation of Christ (Mt 4:1-11; Mk 1:12-13; Lk 4:1-13) and the capital of the "Cock Fight - south arcade, fourth pier (facing the aisle)".Sights Saint Andoche Basilica, a Romanesque church built around 1130-1140. Tomb of Saint Andoche, reputed to be writer of the evangelistary of Charlemagne. Cemetery of the church of Saint Saturnin with Gallo-Roman graves. François Pompon regional museum.
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