Laon

LAON, above capital of Laonnois and today chief town of Aisne, department forms portions of the old provinces of Picardy, Ile-de-France and of Champagne, i.e. of Laonnois, Vermandois, Tardenois, Soissonnais, Thierache, Valois and Brie Champagne, carries:

With azure, with the bent chief of money, charges with three sand merlettes.

The fortress of Laudunum, which, by successive enlargings, ends up forming the town of Laon, was ace at the fifth century by Huns, Alains and the Vandals. Already main of the strongest places of the remainder of Gaulle, they echouerent in front of this one. Its situation, on a mountain which dominates all the surrounding region, made it about impregnable has one time or the use of the powder was not known. Also, since the establishment of monarchy, it was never demembree of the crown. It constituted same, under the last kings of the second race, almost all the royal field. Become, under Charles the Simple one, the residence of the sovereigns, it continued to be it to Hugues-Capet, carried the title of count at the ninth century and the tenth, and was erigee in commune at the beginning of the twelfth. In 1429, the inhabitants chasserent of their city the English, to which it had been livree ten years before per Philippe the Good, wire of Jean without Peur. It was undoubtedly in consideration of this beautiful control that Louis XI, having arrived at the throne, granted to them the freedom from tax of the size. Three centuries and half later, Laon, almost dismantles, stopped still fourteen days the armies etrangeres.

Description

laon, French city Department of aisne with 99 historical sites listed or simply studied for their remarkable character.
Our database currently includes 99 elements for heritage laon. You will find the menu and footer links leading you on the description sheets.

There are 3 localities (Place called, location known as) in Laon : escalier municipal ; l etendard ; voyeu de morlot.

listeds buildings (classified and protected) in Laon

Monuments in Laon, Laon has 70 buildings protected. Include :

  1. Ancienne abbaye de Saint-Jean (Paul-Doumer (rue) 27) official reference : PA00115705 ;
  2. Ancienne abbaye de Saint-Martin (Saint-Martin (rue)) official reference : PA00115706 ;
  3. Ancienne abbaye Saint-Vincent official reference : PA00115707 ;
  4. (Bourg (rue du)) official reference : PA00115708 ;
  5. Ancienne caserne des Dragons de la Reine official reference : PA00115709 ;
  6. (Parvis (place du)) official reference : PA00115710 ;
  7. Chapelle Saint-Genebaud (Carlier-Hennecart (rue) 15) official reference : PA00115711 ;
  8. Chapelle des Templiers (George-Ermant (rue)) Chapelle des Templiers : classement par liste de 1846 official reference : PA00115712 ;
  9. (Colombier (rue du)) official reference : PA00115713 ;
  10. official reference : PA00115714 ;
  11. Ancien couvent des Minimes (Vinchon (rue) 44) official reference : PA00115715 ;
  12. official reference : PA00115716 ;
  13. official reference : PA00115717 ;
  14. official reference : PA00115718 ;
  15. Eglise Saint-Martin (Saint-Martin (rue)) official reference : PA00115719 ;
  16. (Parvis (place du) 7) official reference : PA00115720 ;
  17. official reference : PA00115721 ;
  18. official reference : PA00115722 ;
  19. Eglise de Leuilly official reference : PA00115723 ;
  20. Eglise de Vaux-sous-Laon (Fernand-Thuillard (rue) 25) official reference : PA00115724 ;
  21. (Aubry (place)) official reference : PA00115725 ;
  22. official reference : PA00115726 ;
  23. (13-Octobre (rue du) 25) official reference : PA00115727 ;
  24. official reference : PA00115728 ;
  25. official reference : PA00115729 ;
  26. (Saint-Martin (rue) 1) official reference : PA00115730 ;
  27. official reference : PA00115731 ;
  28. official reference : PA00115732 ;
  29. Maison (Carlier-Hennecart (rue)) official reference : PA00115733 ;
  30. Maison official reference : PA00115734 ;
  31. Maison official reference : PA00115735 ;
  32. Maison official reference : PA00115736 ;
  33. Maison (Clerjot (rue) 2) official reference : PA00115737 ;
  34. Maison official reference : PA00115738 ;
  35. Maison (Cordeliers (rue des) 12) official reference : PA00115739 ;
  36. Maison (Cordeliers (rue des) 26) official reference : PA00115740 ;
  37. Maison official reference : PA00115741 ;
  38. Maison (Herse (rue de la) 7) official reference : PA00115742 ;
  39. Maison official reference : PA00115743 ;
  40. Maison (Pourrier (rue) 3) official reference : PA00115744 ;
  41. Maison (Saint-Cyr (rue) 6) official reference : PA00115745 ;
  42. Maison (Saint-Jean (rue) 19) official reference : PA00115746 ;
  43. Maison official reference : PA00115747 ;
  44. Maison (Saint-Martin (rue) 9) official reference : PA00115748 ;
  45. Maison (Saint-Martin (rue) 14) official reference : PA00115749 ;
  46. Maison (Saint-Martin (rue) 15) official reference : PA00115750 ;
  47. Maison (Saint-Martin (rue) 16) official reference : PA00115751 ;
  48. Maison (Saint-Martin (rue) 24) official reference : PA00115752 ;
  49. Maison official reference : PA00115753 ;
  50. Maison (Scots (rue des), anciennement Echos (rue des)) official reference : PA00115754 ;
  51. Maison (Scots (rue des) 1, anciennement Echos (rue des)) official reference : PA00115755 ;
  52. Maison official reference : PA00115756 ;
  53. Maison official reference : PA00115757 ;
  54. Maison official reference : PA00115758 ;
  55. Maison official reference : PA00115759 ;
  56. Maison official reference : PA00115760 ;
  57. Maison (Signier (rue de) 7) official reference : PA00115761 ;
  58. Maison (Signier (rue de) 13) official reference : PA00115762 ;
  59. Maison dite le Petit-Saint-Nicolas (13-Octobre (rue du) 8) official reference : PA00115763 ;
  60. Maison (Vinchon (rue) 36) official reference : PA00115764 ;
  61. Maison (ancienne direction des PTT) (Vinchon (rue) 38) official reference : PA00115765 ;
  62. Porte d'Ardon (Porte-d'Ardon (rue)) official reference : PA00115766 ;
  63. Porte de Chenizelles (Bourg (rue du) 1) official reference : PA00115767 ;
  64. Porte de la Citadelle (Plaine (rue de la)) official reference : PA00115768 ;
  65. Porte de Soissons ou de Saint-Martin (Soissons (route de)) Porte de Soissons ou de Saint-Martin : classement par liste de 1875 official reference : PA00115769 ;
  66. (Vinchon (rue) 40) official reference : PA00115770 ;
  67. Anciens remparts official reference : PA00115771 ;
  68. official reference : PA00115772 ;
  69. Ecole de la Providence (Clergeot (rue) ; Vinchon (rue) 40, 42) official reference : PA02000034 ;
  70. official reference : PA02000059
Please note this list is likely to evolve, the data presented are from 2013.

Places of Culture

Museum laon, laon has 1 Museum :

  • Musée Archéologique Municipal (32, Rue Georges Ermant 2000 laon)
    Ouvert du mardi au dimanche 1er juin au 30 septembre de 11h à 18h et du 1er octobre au 31 mai de 14h à 18h et de 9h à 12h sur rendez-vous pour les groupes
    closed : 1er janvier, 1er mai, 14 juillet, 24,25 et 31 décembre

Cinemas de laon, laon has 2 cinemas :

  • maison des arts et loisirs (place aubry, 02000 laon)
  • forum (17 av carnot, 02000 laon)

Statistics for Laon

Town or city :
Postcode of city : 02000
Insee code : 2408
Longitude : 3.594231
Latitude : 49.547264
Total population : 27878 people
place called : 3
alley : 5
avenue : 12
boulevard : 4
path : 20
dead : 14
small path : 1
place : 31
roundabout : 3
route : 5
st : 294
lane : 39
path : 5
square : 5

Notre Dame Cathedral to Laon
Laon Cathedral is built on the basis of a Latin cross plan with the choir is almost as long as the nave building with three aisles, covered with vaults of warheads sexpartite for the choir and the nave elevation four-tiered Lantern Tower at the crossing of the transept. Building constructed in limestone Ashlar and covered with a slate roof.

Saint Martin's day church
Inheritance classifies or registered known as Eglise Saint Martin's day has laon (aisne 02000). Hermann, historian of the 12me century, by telling us intention qu had Barthelemi form, bishop of Laon, to bring back the regularity among the canons of Saint Martin's day, while placing holy Norbert has their head, teaches us that L church of this house was then of small proportions, a simple vault to some extent, puisqu it does not name it differently than the small church.

Abbey Benedictine of the Congregation of Saint-Maur Saint-Vincent, Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, Saint-Christophe, French Heritage monument to Laon 1
« Abbey Benedictine of the Congregation of Saint-Maur Saint-Vincent, Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, Saint-Christophe » is a construction of the city of Laon (France, Aisne). Abbey Benedictine of the Congregation of Saint-Maur Saint-Vincent, Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, Saint-Christophe, French Heritage monument to Laon 1

Former Seminary, French Heritage monument to Laon 10
« Former Seminary » is a construction of the city of Laon (France, Aisne). Former Seminary, French Heritage monument to Laon 10

Former Bishop's Palace and Chapel, French Heritage monument to Laon 11
Founding of the diocese in the early 6th century. The damaged Palace in 1112 remains the Northern gable of the wing is. The berries retain columns and capitals (...) Former Bishop's Palace and Chapel, French Heritage monument to Laon 11

Former municipal library, French Heritage monument to Laon 12
« Former municipal library » is a construction of the city of Laon (France, Aisne). Former municipal library, French Heritage monument to Laon 12

Old hospitality of the dolphin, known as Court of Exchange, French Heritage monument to Laon 13
« Old hospitality of the dolphin, known as Court of Exchange » is a construction of the city of Laon (France, Aisne). Old hospitality of the dolphin, known as Court of Exchange, French Heritage monument to Laon 13

Abbey Saint-Vincent, French Heritage monument to Laon 14
Monastic settlement transformed into arsenal in the 19th century. This site bounded by a wall from the 12th century and restored until our days, there are two (...) Abbey Saint-Vincent, French Heritage monument to Laon 14

Abbey of St. John, French Heritage monument to Laon 15
Abbey founded in 648 by Saint-Patrick. The Church was rebuilt in the 12th century and destroyed in 1590. The Abbey was rebuilt after a fire in 1112. In the (...) Abbey of St. John, French Heritage monument to Laon 15

Abbey of Saint-Martin, French Heritage monument to Laon 16
In 1124, the Premonstratensian follow a chapter of canons. Church built in the second half of the 12th century. Construction of the choir, the transept and the (...) Abbey of Saint-Martin, French Heritage monument to Laon 16

Former barracks of the dragoons of the Queen, French Heritage monument to Laon 17
« Former barracks of the dragoons of the Queen » is a construction of the city of Laon (France, Aisne). Former barracks of the dragoons of the Queen, French Heritage monument to Laon 17

Former Cathedral, currently Notre-Dame church and cloister, French Heritage monument to Laon 18
« Former Cathedral, currently Notre-Dame church and cloister » is a construction of the city of Laon (France, Aisne). Former Cathedral, currently Notre-Dame church and cloister, French Heritage monument to Laon 18

Old church of Notre-Dame-la-deep, French Heritage monument to Laon 19
« Old church of Notre-Dame-la-deep » is a construction of the city of Laon (France, Aisne). Old church of Notre-Dame-la-deep, French Heritage monument to Laon 19

Old City Hall, French Heritage monument to Laon 2
« Old City Hall » is a construction of the city of Laon (France, Aisne). Old City Hall, French Heritage monument to Laon 2

Old church Saint-Corneille and Saint-Cyprien, French Heritage monument to Laon 20
« Old church Saint-Corneille and Saint-Cyprien » is a construction of the city of Laon (France, Aisne). Old church Saint-Corneille and Saint-Cyprien, French Heritage monument to Laon 20