Another important attraction of Tours is located on the Place Plumereau; we are talking about the old Basilica of Sant-Martn. Named after the patron saint the basilica attracts pilgrims and curious tourists from all over the world. The undisputed symbol of the city is the beautiful Plessy-les-Tours Castle housing the Museum of Wax. For 20 years it was the principal residence of Louis X. Many interesting legends and stories are associated with castle. There is also the tropical aquarium, which introduces the diversity of inhabitants of the underwater world.
In the vicinity of Tours there is a number of interesting historical sites, including ruins of the ancient amphitheater and fortifications, ruins of buildings dating back to the Roman Empire and many interesting natural attractions.
This article about Tours is written by the orangesmile.com editorial team and is protected by the copyright law. The article can only be re-used with a direct link to www.orangesmile.com