Language variant : Abbey of Cluny
Architect : William the Pious (founder)
Completion: 12th c.
Locality : Cluny
Country : France
Building style : Romanesque
Project on the map (green arrow)
In 1806, Napoleon I, who relied heavily upon horses to conduct his empire’s battle campaigns, ordered the creation of 30 breeding farms across the nation, including the centre at Cluny. The Cluny National Stud centre is situated alongside the Cluny Abbey.
http://www.burgundyeye.com/attractions/haras-national-de-cluny/ (April 26, 2011).
http://www.burgundyeye.com/attractions/cluny-and-cluny-abbey-a-users-guide/ (April 26, 2011).
Ed. Katriina Puputti