Cambrai is a commune and town in France in the Nord département as well as being a very religious district with a lot of religious background. Cambrai is a town known for its textile industry, specifically "cambric" a fabric used for handkerchiefs or fine underwear. The Cambrai Fine Arts Museum is a place of interest for many tourists as well as the Gate de Paris. Tours of the factories or horse-driven carriage rides are available.
Some of the food specialties you'll find are andouillettes, which are small chitterling sausages and Bêtises de Cambrai, mint-flavored sweets that are sold throughout France. Each year, Cambrai has an annual festival with celebrates the many confectionaries of France, particularly the Bêtises, mint candies with a yellow stripe. Cambrai has a legend involving two characters named Martin and Martine. Martin, a Moorish blacksmith left the city to fight Thun-Lévêque, a lord that was said to have planned to rampage the town. Martin's only weapon was a heavy iron hammer, which he used to pound on the enemy's head. The hammer drove into the enemy's eye, causing him to surrender. Today statues of Marin and Martine sit atop the Cambria Town Hall and strike the hours in the bell tower as a reminder of that powerful blow.
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