In the old part of town, every building is worth a moment or two of consideration. The central place aux Herbes is one of the prettiest and atmospheric squares in all of southern France, its medieval stone arcades housing cafes, restaurants, and shops. This is where the Saturday market begins before it meanders along the outlying streets. The Jardin Médiéval, impasse Port Royal (tel. 04-66-22-38-21), stands between two 12th-century towers and is an evocative trip into the past when herbs were the only medicine. Tours of the garden end with a refreshing herbal drink, and cost 4€ for adults and 2€ for students. The Cathédrale St-Théodorit, place de l'Evêché (tel. 04-66-22-13-26), still uses its original 17th-century organ, a remarkable instrument of 2,772 pipes. If you're lucky enough to be here during the last 2 weeks of July, you can attend organ concerts of the Nuits Musicales d'Uzès festival . Adjacent is the circular six-story Tour Fenestrelle, all that remains of the original 12th-century cathedral that was burned down by the Huguenots. It's closed to the public, but you can see how the exterior resembles the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

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