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    Brive la Gaillarde is a commune in France with a population of over 90,000. When it was first developed in the early centuries, large walls were built around the city, to be later replaced by boulevards. Until 1919, this town was called "Brive" and later changed to Brive la Gaillarde. Gaillarde is said to refer to the walls of the city. The medieval center of Brive la Gaillarde consists of many retail shops, cafes, the police station, city hall.Brive la Gaillarde is a great vacation destination with many interesting landmarks including the Labenche Museum and Pont Cardinal, a bridge used for travelers to cross from Paris to Toulouse. The main square in town has quite a few towered and turreted houses going as far back as the 13th century. Another tourist attraction is the Centre National d'Etude Edmond Michelet, which has many exhibitions pertaining to the time of the Resistance. Some great restaurants worth trying are the Le Boulevard, Les Viviers St-Martin or the Chez Francis.