What are some lesser-known sights to see when visiting Toulouse ?

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Deepak Aiyappa asked 09-Jul-2018 in Cities by Deepak Aiyappa

What are some lesser-known sights to see when visiting Toulouse ?


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Biswajeet Bhattacharya answered 16-Nov-2018 by Biswajeet Bhattacharya

What are some lesser-known sights to see when visiting Toulouse ?

Toulouse is a city in the country of France. Located in the region of Occitanie, Toulouse is the capital of Haute-Garonne. The city of Toulouse is located on the banks of the River Garrone and is the fourth largest city in France. Called the Pink City (La Ville Rose) is located at 230 km (143 mi) from the Atlantic Ocean, 150 km (93 mi) from the Mediterranean Sea and 680 km (420 mi) from Paris. Toulouse earned the name of Pink City because of its unique architecture which is made of pinkish terracotta bricks. Toulouse covers a total area of 118.3 sq km (45.7 sq mi). As of 2010 the urban area and metro area of Toulouse are 811.60 sq km (313.36 sq mi) and 5,381.49 sq km (2,077.80 sq mi) respectively. As of 2017, the total population of Toulouse is 479,638 and population density is 4,100 per sq km (11,000 per sq mi). As of 2013, the urban and metro population of Toulouse is 948,433 and 1,330,954 respectively. Jean-Luc Moudenc is the Mayor of Toulouse

Some of the tourist attractions of Toulouse are Capitole de Toulouse a historic theatre, the 11th century Romanesque church Basilica of Saint Sermin, Place du Capitole, Cite de I’espace and Musee des Augustins which depicts fine arts from middle ages to 1940s.


France officially known as the French Republic is a country in Europe. The Government in France is formed by Unitary semi-presidential republic party. Emmanuel Macron is the President of the country. France covers a
total area of 640,679 sq km (247,368 sq mi). As of October 2018, the total population of the country is 67,348,000. Euro (€) (EUR) and CFP franc (XPF) is the currency of France. The national language and the official language of France is French. Paris is the capital of France which is also the largest city in the country.

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