Bourges Cityscape
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Bourges Cityscape

A beautiful view over the city of Bourges from the north tower of Bourges Cathedral. Rebuilt in 1542. It is known as the Tour de Beurre (Butter Tower), since it was funded by granting donors an exemption from fasting during Lent. It takes 396 steps to reach the top.