17 Sights in Lille, France (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Lille, 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 17 sights are available in Lille, France.

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1. Maison Folie de Lille Wazemmes

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The Maison Folie Wazemmes is a cultural facility of the City of Lille, opened on the occasion of the Lille 2004 event, European Capital of Culture. This former textile mill was rehabilitated by the Dutch agency Nox and the architect Lars Spuybroek accompanied by Ducks Scéno is a French company based in Villeurbanne specializing in scenography and museography. for the design of the scenography of the 250-seat auditorium and the recording studio and Flanders Analyzes for the acoustic studies, to become in 2004, the house Folie Wazemmes.

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2. Ancienne église Sainte-Marie-Madeleine

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The Sainte-Marie-Madeleine church is a church located in the Vieux-Lille district of Lille. Nicknamed "the big madeleine" because of its stocky silhouette and its baroque dome. It was classified as a historic monument in October 1965. It has been disused in worship since 1989 and has been transformed into an exhibition place. In 1991, it was the old chapel of the unhealthy carmes which became the parish church of Sainte-Marie-Madeleine.

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3. Zoo de Lille

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Zoo de Lille zoo de Lille / marque déposée

The Lille zoological park, also locally called the Bois de Boulogne zoological park, is a French zoological park located in the Hauts-de-France region, in the Vauban Esquermes district of the city of Lille, at the foot of the Citadel. Opened in 1950, and owned by the city of Lille, it now has some 450 animals of 110 different species on 3.5 hectares. It has been led by Sophie Dardalhon since March 2020.

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4. Église Saint-Pierre de Flers-Bourg

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The Saint-Pierre church is a church located in the village of Flers-lez-Lille, today a district of Villeneuve-d'Ascq. It is frequently called the Saint-Pierre de Flers-Bourg church to differentiate it from the Saint-Pierre d'Ascq church located in the neighboring village of Ascq. The portal and its leaves are classified as a historic monument while the rest of the church has been registered since 1977.

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5. La Malterie

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La Malterie is an association in the Wazemmes district of Lille. She works in the fields of contemporary music creation and visual arts. It is a structure that supports research and artistic experimentation, including a workspace, a dissemination site and a dedicated resource centre on the professional status of artists. The station is served by the Porte des Postes subway station.

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6. Notre-Dame de Pellevoisin

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Notre Dame Cathedral of Pelllevoisin is a church of the same name located between Leroy Street, Lequenne Street and Mourcou Street in Pelllevoisin District of St. Maurice, Lille, France. Located on the border of Lille, Madeleine and Marcq-en-Bar Feluil, the Church of Notre Dame Pelllevoisin is virtually dependent on the Dean of Marcq-en-Bar Feluil, rather than the Dean of Lille.

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7. Église Saint-Maurice

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The Église Saint-Maurice is a church on rue de Paris, in the historic centre of Lille, northern France. Its construction began at the end of the 14th century and completed at the end of the 19th century, and it was extended over more than four centuries. A hall church in the Gothic style, it was made a monument historique in 1914.

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8. Palais Rihour

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Rihour Palace is a building located in Rihour Square in the north of Lille, France. It is the complete remnant of a 15th-century palace built by the Duke of Valois of Burgundy, the de facto ruler of the Burgundy state. The guard room of the building is the seat of the city tourism bureau. It was listed as a historical site in 1875.

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9. Vestiges de l'ancienne collégiale Saint-Pierre

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St. Pierre's College Church is an ancient cathedral in Old Lille, which shaped the religious life of Lille for nearly 750 years. It began to be destroyed in 1794 after being severely damaged during the Austrian siege of the town in 1792. Its crypt is the only remaining relic today and was listed as a historical site in 1971.

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10. Église du Sacré-Cœur

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Sacred Heart Church is a church located at the intersection of National Street and Solfirino Street in the central district of Lille. Built in the last decades of the 19th century and consisting of 11 stained glass windows, it has been listed as a historical monument since 1983.

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11. Église Saint-Étienne

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The Church of Saint-Étienne, Lille is a Roman Catholic church located on the rue de l'Hôpital Militaire in Lille, France. It has been classed as a monument historique since 1987 and is dedicated to Saint Stephen. It is one of the largest Jesuit churches in France.

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12. Statue de Faidherbe

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Statue de Faidherbe Vassil / Public domain

The General Faidherbe Monument, an equestrian statue of French General Louis Faidherbe, is located in Lille. Designed by Antonin Merci é and created by Thißbaut Frßres, it was completed in Richeb é Square in 1896 and listed as a historical monument in 1975.

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13. Cathédrale Notre-Dame de la Treille

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Lille Cathedral, the Basilica of Notre Dame de la Treille, is a Roman Catholic church and basilica in Lille, France, and the cathedral of the Archdiocese of Lille. An example of Gothic Revival architecture, the cathedral is considered a national monument.

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14. Musée de l'Hospice Comtesse

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The Hospice Comtesse or Hospice Notre-Dame is a 17th-century hospice on Rue de la Monnaie in the Old Town area of Lille, France, first built in 1236 by Joan, Countess of Flanders. It is now a museum on the history of the hospice.

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15. Temple protestant

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The Protestant temple of Lille is a religious building located at Place du Temple in Lille. The parish is a member of the United Protestant Church of France. This site is served by the Metro République - Fine Arts station.

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16. Musée d'Histoire Naturelle et de Géologie

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Lille Natural History Museum is a natural history museum in Brussels Street, Lille University District, France. It was inaugurated in 1822 at the former town hall in Lille and has been on Brussels Street since 1896.

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17. Beffroi

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Beffroi Original téléversé par Under~frwiki sur Wikipédia français. / GFDL

The bell tower of Lille City Hall was completed in 1932 and is the tallest civil bell tower in Europe. Its construction was the result of the destruction of the old town hall during the First World War.

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