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The Saltworks of Salins-les-Bains to Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans was built in Besan&ctilde;on, France, during the reign of King Louis XVI in 1775. The architect was Claude-Nicolas Ledoux. It was a major accomplished and a masterpiece of industrial architecture.

The saltworks of Salis-les-Bains to the saltworks of Arc-et-Senans are a semicircular complex. It was designed so that the work could be organised in a hierarchy. There was to be a working city alongside the saltworks, but it was never realised.

Saltworks of Salins-les-Bains to Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site during the 6th session of the World Heritage Committee which met in Paris, France, on 13-17 December, 1982.

Photos of Saltworks of Salins-les-Bains to Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Salins-les-Bains saltworks
Salins-les-Bains saltworks
Author: Jalo (Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported)

Salins-les-Bains saltworks, France
Salins-les-Bains saltworks, France
Author: Accrochoc (Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic)

Salins-les-Bains saltworks
Salins-les-Bains saltworks
Author: Jalo (Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported)

World Heritage Site Inscription Details

Location: N 46 56 15 E 5 52 35 comprising a 10.48 hectare core zone and a 584.94 hectare buffer zone.
Inscription Year: 1982
Type of Site: Cultural
Inscription Criteria: I, II, IV

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