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Water wheels of Teinturiers

Historic site and monument, 19th C in Avignon
  • The Rue des Teinturiers has been ranked since 1932, in the category 'natural monuments, sites of artistic, historical, scientific, legendary or picturesque character'.

  • In 1817, there were 23 water wheels churning here to provide power to the printed fabric industry. Silk was made here and leather was tanned.
    Today, there remain 4 wheels which continue to churn along the river.
  • Environment
    • In centre of town
    • Town location
  • Spoken languages
    • French
  • Services
    • Shop
    • Restaurant
  • All year 2024
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