Main Boulevard – Public Art in Carcassonne

On the La Bastide Saint-Louis or the lower town of Carcassonne, we immediately noticed some artistic treasures.

Here are some sculptures scattered around the main boulevard, a testament of modern influence to the city. This Square is known as the Place Gambetta.

For Photographing Public Art Challenge Sculpture Saturday and 6WS

The Place Gambetta is a wonderful park and a good place to relax. The Square is surrounded by lovely buildings and a variety of statues and water features.

This is the Monument of the Resistance

This is the statue of Helena by Raymond Sudre, just outside the Musee des Beaux Arts.

And this is located at the far end of the boulevard…the Musee des Beaux Arts.


  1. Alison says:

    Love these sculptures Teresa 😊, hope it’s not too long before you are free

    1. Teresa says:

      I hope so too Ali! It is scary when things become very uncertain. Just going to Ocean Grove in Victoria has been cancelled and rebooked twice already. Thanks for liking the sculptures…

  2. Sofia Alves says:

    These are wonderful!

    1. Teresa says:

      Thanks Sofia. Good I found your comment, it was considered as spam.

  3. Debbie Smyth says:

    What great variety – lovely to see so much art outdoors

    1. Teresa says:

      Yes, so much to see there…quite an interesting place to be!

  4. picpholio says:

    Beautiful statues and artwork.
    Enjoy the weekend.

    1. Teresa says:

      You too my friend, thanks for stopping by!

  5. Toonsarah says:

    I love those playground sculptures – so playful!

    1. Teresa says:


  6. smkelly8 says:

    This looks like a great place to walk around. I was in Carcassone in the 80s. Just for an afternoon to walk around the Medieval city. I should return.

    Thanks for joining!

    1. Teresa says:

      It was so clean and well maintained when we went in 2016. It’s a wonderful place to return to. Thanks for the comment.

  7. Cee Neuner says:

    I’m so happy you are playing along with everyone this week. Your photos are perfect for this challenge. 😀 😀

    1. Teresa says:

      I always love joining in…hope you liked my posts too. Happy that you were able to follow my site, Cee. Have a great week.

  8. I really like your last photo and some of these statues are really touching. <3 A lovely place in many senses.

    1. Teresa says:

      Thanks a lot Manja. This place is really memorable to me and my husband…it’s like a fairytale.

  9. Array says:

    The artist had a wonderful way of capturing expressions. The swinging boy, the kids playing and jumping, the loving mother. They are all so charming. You found a real treasure this week, Teresa. Thanks for joining in.

    1. Teresa says:

      I always have enjoyed searching for Public art wherever I go so it is always a pleasure to join in every week!

      1. Marsha says:

        We are glad to have you as a regular, Teresa. Just think 9 weeks and we already have “regulars!”

        1. Teresa says:

          Yes, I may post from either of my 2 sites. So see you around.

          1. Marsha says:

            You’re always welcome. We don’t discriminate between sites, LOL! 🙂

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