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PTZ webcam is located on the building of Place de l'Hotel de Ville street.

In real time, you can see one of the central streets of Amiens, which is famous for its cathedral. It is listed as a World Heritage Site. The webcam shows the ancient architecture and the bustling life of the city.

Amiens, whose webcams are available in real time, a city in the north of France, it is the capital of the historical region of Picardy.

The city developed on both sides of the Somme valley. It attracts attention thanks to its ubiquitous natural and garden spaces, an orderly landscape that stands out for its traditional brick houses.
Also Amiens has a convenient location. It is just 1 hour from Paris, while London and Brussels can be reached in just a few hours.
This northern town is one of the ten greenest in France, because on its territory there are more than 300 hectares of forests and 8.5 hectares of flowering plants. In addition, about 65 km of rivers flow here. The city government is nature-conscious and has developed a cleanliness plan that supports the idea of ​​zero waste.

Also Amiens, whose webcams broadcast a view of the city, is unofficially called "the city of art and history."

The municipality has 53 protected monuments and 126 sites that are included in the list of cultural heritage.
One of the most famous architectural structures of the city is Amiens Cathedral or Notre Dame d'Amiens. It is a masterpiece of magnificent Gothic style. It was built between 1220 and 1270. In 1981 it was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. it is considered one of the largest Gothic temples in the world and the largest in Europe.
During the First World War, the cathedral was partially destroyed. Then Pope Benedict XV intervened. At his request, the German imperial troops stopped their assault on the structure. At the same time, in 1940, despite the fierce fighting and bombing, the church was not damaged.
The main museum in Amiens was the Picardy Museum. It was founded in 1802 and was called the Napoleon Museum. At the same time, the building in which he is now was built later. It was designed in the style of the Second Empire by architects Henri Parent and Arthur-Stanislas Diet. His collections include artifacts from up to the 19th century. It houses sculptures of Ancient Greece and Egypt, masterpieces of Gothic art, as well as works by artists of the 17th-20th centuries. In the museum you can find paintings by Bacon, Boucher, Goyen, Picasso and others.

There are many canals in Amiens, so it is often called the "little Venice of the North", thanks to Amiens webcams, you can walk online around the outskirts of this small and cozy town.

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