7 Sights in Le Mans, France (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Le Mans, France. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 7 sights are available in Le Mans, France.

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1. L'Envol

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L'Envol Orville Wright and Wilbur Wright (credited as photographers) [1], [2] / Public domain

The Wright brothers, Orville Wright and Wilbur Wright, were American aviation pioneers generally credited with inventing, building, and flying the world's first successful motor-operated airplane. They made the first controlled, sustained flight of a powered, heavier-than-air aircraft with the Wright Flyer on December 17, 1903, 4 mi (6 km) south of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, at what is now known as Kill Devil Hills. The brothers were also the first to invent aircraft controls that made fixed-wing powered flight possible.

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2. Église Saint-Lazare

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The Saint-Lazare church is a religious building located in the city of Le Mans, in the heart of the Saint-Georges district. It was built in 1892 in a district undergoing the city's industrial boom. The district was a former faubourg, its economic activity focused on the cheese in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. At the end of the 19th century, it was gas factories and the tobacco plant that employ a number of workers. At the base, the district is split in two between Saint-Lazare and Saint-Georges.

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3. Cathédrale Saint-Julien

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Le Mans Cathedral is a Catholic church situated in Le Mans, France. The cathedral is dedicated to Saint Julian of Le Mans, the city's first bishop, who established Christianity in the area around the beginning of the 4th century. Its construction dated from the 6th through the 14th century, and it features many French Gothic elements.

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4. Musée Jean-Claude-Boulard / Carré Plantagenêt

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Musée Jean-Claude-Boulard / Carré Plantagenêt Original creater of enamel unknown. / Public domain

Maine Museum of Archaeology and History, officially known as Mus é e Jean-Claude-Boulard Carr é Plantagen ê t, is a museum located in St. Nicholas District, Le Mans, France. Completely restored and redesigned by architect Bernard Althabegoity, it was officially completed on June 19, 2009 and opened to the public the next day.

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5. Général Leclerc de Hautecloque

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Général Leclerc de Hautecloque Downey John, from the US Office of War Information / Public domain

Philippe François Marie Leclerc de Hauteclocque was a Free-French general during the Second World War. He became Marshal of France posthumously in 1952, and is known in France simply as le maréchal Leclerc or just Leclerc.

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6. Musée de Tessé

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Musée de Tessé photo par J.-F. Gaulon; statue par Ernest Christophe (1827-1892); / CC BY 3.0

The Museum of Tessé is the museum of fine arts of the city of Le Mans. It offers many guided tours on various themes and is located just outside the natural setting of the quinconces des Jacobins and the Park of Tessé.

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7. Paul Henri Balluet d'Estournelles de Constant

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Paul Henri Balluet d'Estournelles de Constant Unknown authorUnknown author / Public domain

Paul Henri Benjamin Balluet d'Estournelles de Constant, Baron de Constant de Rebecque, was a French diplomat and politician, advocate of international arbitration and winner of the 1909 Nobel Prize for Peace.

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