15 Sights in Limoges, France (with Map and Images)
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1. Moulin du Poudrier
The Domaine du Poudrier is a property located in the town of Limoges (Haute-Vienne), on the banks of the Vienne, mainly composed of an old flour mill built in 1532, reassigned as a powder magazine in the seventeenth century, use from which it takes its name, and its outbuildings. An old spinning mill occupied the site; The industrial buildings have now disappeared. The mill became a private residence but open to the public. The estate also includes a Franco-Italian inspired garden.
2. Ancien four à porcelaine G.D.A.
The Casseaux kiln is a porcelain kiln located in the commune of Limoges, in the Haute-Vienne department of France. Its volume of 80 cubic meters made it possible to bake 15,000 pieces of porcelain simultaneously. It is the only one, among the five remains of round ovens still present in the town of Limoges, to be classified as a historical monument, under the name of former porcelain kiln G. D. A. , and accessible to the public.
3. Monument à la mémoire des Enfants de la Haute-Vienne morts pour la défense de la patrie en 1870-1871
The Monument to the memory of the Children of Haute-Vienne who died for the defense of the Fatherland in 1870-1871 is a memorial in memory of the French fighters of the Franco-Prussian War of 1870, located in Limoges, in the department of Haute-Vienne, region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine. It is one of the few examples of monuments of this magnitude dedicated to this conflict. The monument is slightly set back from Place Jourdan.
Wikipedia: Monument à la mémoire des Enfants de la Haute-Vienne morts pour la défense de la Patrie en 1870-1871 (FR)
4. Ancien évêché
The bishopric museum, officially called since 2008 Museum of Fine Arts in Limoges, Palais de l'Évêché (BAL) is a museum in France. Municipal museum of the city of Limoges (Haute-Vienne), he occupies the old episcopal palace of the 18th century, in the old historic district of the city in the middle of remarkable French gardens.
5. Substructions gallo-romaines et vestiges de thermes
The Gallo-Roman villa of Brachaud, sometimes referred to as the Gallo-Roman remains of Uzurat or Gallo-Roman substructions and remains of baths of Uzurat, according to the official name of the Ministry of Culture, is an ancient Gallo-Roman villa located in the French commune of Limoges (Haute-Vienne).
6. Ancien atelier de sculpture-marbrerie Boirlaud
The former Boirlaud marble sculpture workshop is a former marble building located in Limoges, Haute-Vienne department, in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. It is located at 11, rue de la Fonderie, in the Carnot-Marceau district, near the Limoges-Montjovis train station and the Union theatre.
7. Musée national Adrien Dubouché
The Musée national Adrien-Dubouché is a French national museum focusing on Limoges porcelain and the history of ceramics. Founded in 1845 and located in Limoges (Haute-Vienne), it is part of the public establishment Cité de la céramique - Sèvres et Limoges.
Wikipedia: Musée national de la porcelaine Adrien-Dubouché (FR), Website
8. Champ de Juillet
Le Champ de Juillet is a park in the city of Limoges, located near the Benedictins railway station on the axis connecting the Royal Plaza de Denis-Dussoubs. The park alone covers 2.7 hectares, and if the parking lot is included, it covers more than 5 hectares.
9. Pavillon du Verdurier
The Pavillon du Verdurier is a monument in downtown Limoges, located near the Gay-Lussac high school. A former refrigerated pavilion built after the First World War, it was then successively a covered market, a bus station and, even today, an exhibition hall.
A khachkar, also known as a khatchkar or Armenian cross-stone is a carved, memorial stele bearing a cross, and often with additional motifs such as rosettes, interlaces, and botanical motifs. Khachkars are characteristic of medieval Christian Armenian art.
11. Lycée Gay-Lussac
The Lycée Gay-Lussac, commonly nicknamed Gay-Lu, is a general and technological high school, located in the city center of Limoges (Haute-Vienne), between the boulevard Georges Périn, the place Wilson, the rue du Collège and the place Saint Pierre.
12. Château de Beauvais
Beauvais Castle is a castle in Limoges (Upper Viena), near Landouge District. It has been listed as a historical monument since 1990 and is one of many buildings built by Joseph Brousso in the territory of Limoges at the end of the 18th century.
Limoges-Bénédictins is the main railway station of Limoges. It is situated on the Orléans–Montauban railway. It was named Bénédictins due to the presence of a Benedictine monastery closed during the French Revolution.
14. Cathédrale Saint-Étienne
Limoges Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church located in Limoges, France. It is a national monument and the seat of the Bishop of Limoges. The cathedral is in the Gothic, Renaissance and Romanesque architectural styles.
15. Église Saint-Michel-des-Lions
The church of Saint Michel des Lions is one of the main churches in Limoges, Haute-Vienne, France. It derives its name from the two Gallo-Roman stone lions that stand guard at the entrance of the building.
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