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Albi, near the Palais de la Berbie, a graffiti representing visitors inside the Toulouse Lautrec museum. The woman admires the famous portrait of the singer Yvette Guibert painted by Toulouse Lautrec.

The Berbie Palace houses the Museum Toulouse Lautrec:

"The Berbie Palace and its gardens, a prestigious setting

In the second half of the thirteenth century, the bishops of Albi undertook the construction of the Berbie Palace near the Sainte-Cécile Cathedral and the River Tarn. Fortress, the palace reflects the increased power of the bishops of Albi. This medieval architecture, with walls of extraordinary height and thickness, is organized around a courtyard and a keep.

The prelates which follow from the Renaissance to the eighteenth century transform and enlarge it in a leisure palace with state rooms and the French gardens. Located in the heart of the historical center of the city, the Berbie Palace, listed building, is one of the best preserved episcopal assemblies France. It is part of the Episcopal city of Albi, listed as UNESCO World Heritage, July 31, 2010. "... Http:// -its-jardins.html

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