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Bailleul is a commune in the north department in northern French Flanders, near Lille. Bailleul is the birthplace of French filmmaker Bruno Dumont and served as the setting for his first two feature films. This area is also a setting in the Timothy Findley book The Wars. Of Bailleul celebrates carnival with five days of processions and other festivities. There are many attractions in Bailleul and in the surrounding area of the city of Lille.
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Jardin des Plantes Sauvages du Conservatoire Botanique National de Bailleul is a wonderful garden of protected local plants maintained by the Conservatoire Botanique National de Bailleul . The place is open weekdays in the warmer months. The garden preserves endangered and protected plants of northwestern France. Today the garden contains over 850 local plant species.
Lille Cathedral is a Roman Catholica cathedral and basilica, and a national monument of France, located in the city of Lille, near Bailleul. It has been the seat of the Bishop of Lille since the creation of the diocese in 1913, although the construction of the church began in 1854.
Palais des Beaux Arts de Lille, near Bailleul, is one of the largest museums in France, and the largest French museum outside of Paris. It was one of the first museums built in France, established under the instructions of Napoleon I at the beginning of the 19th century as part of the popularization of art. Here, you can enjoy a wide range of paintings, sculptures and maps from famous artists such as Goya, Reubens, Rodin and many others.
Jardin Botanique de la Faculte de Pharmacie is a botanical garden and arboretum in Lille, near Bailleul. It is one of the three botanical gardens in Lille. The garden was established in 1970 when the Faculty of Pharmacy moved to its current location. Today, the garden contains more than 1000 taxa, including herbaceous plants, gymnosperms, trees and shrubs, ornamental plants, medicinal plants and perfume plants.