Île St-Étienne

This small island in the River Seine, now a botanical garden, is where King Robert the Pious built a castle given as a dowry to the «white queens», in other words the royal widows, given this name because of their long white veils.

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Pont St-Étienne

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Municipal Museum
Municipal Museum
This was one of Fouguet's residences,
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Church of St Aspais
Church of St Aspais
Its originality lies in the irregular
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Birthplace of Jacques Amyot
Birthplace of Jacques Amyot
A medallion portrait of Jacques Amyot is
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Town hall of Melun
Town hall of Melun
In the courtyard stands the statue of
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Collegiate Church of Our Lady of Melun
Collegiate Church of Our Lady of Melun
It was built by Robert the Pious, but
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Constabulary Museum
Constabulary Museum
The Maréchaussée (the name was derived
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Church of St Aspais
Church of St Aspais
Its originality lies in the irregular
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Town hall of Melun
Town hall of Melun
In the courtyard stands the statue of
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Collegiate Church of Our Lady of Melun
Collegiate Church of Our Lady of Melun
It was built by Robert the Pious, but
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