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The Hotel des Arcades is located in the city centre of Reims.
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  Reims - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Reims is a sous-préfecture of the Marne département, in the Champagne-Ardenne administrative région.
Reims is situated in a plain on the right bank of the Vesle River, a tributary of the Aisne River, and on the canal which connects the Aisne with the Marne River.
In 1874 the construction of a chain of detached forts was begun in the vicinity, Reims being selected as one of the chief defences of the northern approaches of Paris.
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Reims is a city of north-eastern France, 98 miles east-northeast of Paris.
The oldest monument in Reims is the Mars Gate (so called from a temple to Mars in the neighbourhood), a triumphal arch 108 ft. in length by 43 in height, consisting of three archways flanked by columns.
Louis IV gave the town and countship of Reims to the archbishop Artaldus In Louis VII gave the title of duke and peer to William of Champagne, archbishop from 1176 to 1202, and the archbishops of Reims took precedence of the other ecclesiastical peers of the realm.
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Manasses de Gournay (1069-80) was deposed for simony at the behest of Gregory VII in the Council of Lyons.
In 816 Louis the Debonnaire was crowned by Stephen V in the cathedral of Reims, and the pope conferred the title of Augusta on Queen Ermengarde.
On 1 Feb., 1886, the Cathedral of Reims was affiliated to the illustrious Lateran Basilica, thereby participating in the privilege of all the indulgences and spiritual favours attached to the cathedral of Rome.
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 Notre-Dame de Reims - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Notre-Dame de Reims (Our Lady of Rheims) is the Cathedral of Reims, where the kings of France were once crowned.
It replaces an older church, which was destroyed by a fire in 1211 and built on the site of the basilica, where Clovis was baptized by Saint Remi, bishop of Reims, in AD 496.
The façades of the transepts are also decorated with sculptures—that on the north with statues of the principal bishops of Reims, a representation of the Last Judgment and a figure of Jesus (le Beau Dieu) while that on the south side has a beautiful rose-window with the prophets and apostles.
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Rubble around the cathedral of Reims, northeast France, after World War I. Reims was in the zone of battle for four years and around three-quarters of the town was destroyed during this period.
Reims Cathedral in the Champagne-Ardenne region of France.
Reims is the centre of the champagne trade and has textile, chemical, mechanical, metallurgical, and foodstuff manufactures.
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 AllRefer.com - Reims, France (French Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
The center of the champagne industry, Reims is situated amid large vineyards.
Clovis I was baptized and crowned (496) king of all Franks in the cathedral by St. Remi, the bishop of Reims, and it became customary after Louis VII (1137) for the kings of France to be crowned there.
In the present cathedral (13th–14th cent.), Joan of Arc stood next to Charles VII when, at her instance, he was crowned in 1429.
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The oldest monument in Reims is the Porte de Mars ("Mars Gate", so called from a temple to Mars (god)Mars in the neighbourhood), a triumphal arch 108 ft. in length by 43 in height, consisting of three archways flanked by columns.
Clovis IClovis, after his victory at Soissons (486), was baptized by Rémi/ (Saint), the bishop of Reims, in a ceremony with the oil of the sacred phial which was believed to have been brought from heaven by a dove for the baptism of Clovis and was preserved in the abbey of St. Remi.
A revolt at Reims, caused by the salt tax in 1461, was cruelly repressed by Louis XI of FranceLouis XI.
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 Reims, France
At the 1999 census, there were 187,206 inhabitants in the city proper (communes) of Reims, while there were 291,735 inhabitants in the whole metropolitan area (French: aire urbaine).
Reims is a partner city with Arlington County, Virginia (USA).
Clovis, after his victory at Soissons (486), was baptized by Rémi, the bishop of Reims, in a ceremony with the oil of the sacred phial which was believed to have been brought from heaven by a dove for the baptism of Clovis and was preserved in the abbey of St. Remi.
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Considering that Reims took a bit of a pounding during the two World Wars, many of her greatest structures survived pretty well.
Reims has several walking paths that were well-marked, and the free tourist maps were very good.
Reims Champagne Congrés, shown in the second photo, was perched over the canal of the Aisne and Marne Rivers, the primary waterway in town.
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 Notre-Dame Cathedral, Reims, France
Reims (also Rheims) is a city in northeastern France on the Vesle River and the Aisne-Marne Canal, about 134 km (83 mi) northeast of Paris.
The University of Reims was established in 1547.
Reims Cathedral, built (1211-1311) in Reims on the traditional coronation site of the kings of France, is one of the greatest monuments of Gothic art and architecture.
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 Reims, France :: Rental Homes :: Cathedral :: Thibault Villa
Reims, or Rheims, as it is often written for the English speaking tourists, has one of the great cathedrals of France.
In the case of Reims, damaged by WWI and to some extent by the Franco-Prussian war of just 45 years earlier, the current greatness is largely a magnanimous gift of John D. Rockefeller and his family.
In return, the people of Reims have named their main boulevard in his honor and several other geographic entities bear his name too.
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 Reims --  Encyclopædia Britannica
It is overlooked from the southwest by the Montagne de Reims.
Reims was the site of 25 coronations of the kings of France, from Louis VIII in 1223 to Charles X in 1825, including the crowning of Charles VII in 1429 in the presence of Joan of Arc.
Reims is located in France's Champagne region, a great wine-producing area known for its sparkling wines.
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 Reims,Champagne   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Famous the world over for many renowned champagne labels, Reims is home to one of the most magnificent gothic cathedrals (Cathédrale Notre-Dame) in the world.
Reims is located in the northern part of the Champagne region, about 150 km northeast of Paris on the right bank of the riverVesle.
But the city also has many other claims to fame: it has been the seat of a bishop since the fourth century and from 988 to 1825 all the kings of France were coronated in its beautiful cathedral.
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 Reims Champagne Congress Expo - Discovery
Reims is the ideal town for tourism and gastronomy, with its rich cultural and historic past.
Reims cultivates the art of living and combines all the indispensable qualities for hosting large events.
Reims is at the centre of European economic activity.
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 The French Royal Family: Titles and Customs
This legend was disseminated under Hincmar, archbishop of Reims from 840 to 882 and close adviser of king Charles II the Bald of France (and later emperor).
At the coronation of Philippe I in 1059, in the presence of papal legates, the archbishop of Reims reaffirmed this privilege.
Incidentally, the same bull confers on the archbishop of Reims the title of "primate of the second province of Belgium" (there were a number of disputes among French archbishops over the title of primate).
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 SAA Consultants Products - REIMS Applied Knowledge Server   (Site not responding. Last check: )
REIMS Applied Knowledge Server facilitates the personalisation of the system so that the output can be tailored to meet the requirements of the individual user, as well as a community directory which allows users to be defined as members of one or multiple communities of interest.
REIMS Security Server has advanced security features that will allow the capturing and access to the knowledge bases to be restricted to those users that have authority.
REIMS Security Server can also be used to provide a secure remote access facility to the content of the knowledge bases.
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