6 Sights in Maisons-Alfort, France (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Maisons-Alfort, 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 6 sights are available in Maisons-Alfort, France.

List of cities in France Sightseeing Tours in Maisons-Alfort

1. Centre de rétention administrative Paris 1

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Centre de rétention administrative Paris 1 Gérard Delafond / CC BY 2.5

The redoute de Gravelle is a fort in Joinville-le-Pont, situated to the south-east of Vincennes in Paris. Built under Louis-Philippe, from 1968 it housed the École nationale de police de Paris (ENPP), before becoming an illegal immigrants detention centre. Its south face is decorated with Auguste Arnaud's statue of a skirmisher, formerly placed next to one of a zouave on the old pont de l'Alma, but moved to its present position after the construction of the A4 autoroute in 1973. The statue is visible from the A4.

Wikipedia: Redoute de Gravelle (EN)

2. Ourasi 1980-2013

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Ourasi was a chestnut French Trotter. He earned $2,913,314 during his career. His harness racing victories included three consecutive Prix d'Amérique at Vincennes, the second by approximately 18 lengths. Ourasi is considered by many to be the horse of the century. He won more than 50 consecutive races. Jean-René Gougeon, his trainer and driver, won the "Prix d'Amérique" with Ourasi 3 times. Ourasi won the "Prix d'Amérique" a fourth time with Minou Gougeon, the brother of Jean René Gougeon, who had a stroke.

Wikipedia: Ourasi (EN)

3. Musée Fragonard

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The Musée Fragonard d'Alfort, often simply the Musée Fragonard, is a museum of anatomical oddities located within the École Nationale Vétérinaire de Maisons-Alfort, 7 avenue du Général de Gaulle, in Maisons-Alfort, a suburb of Paris. It is open several days per week in the cooler months; an admission fee is charged.

Wikipedia: Musée Fragonard d'Alfort (EN)

4. École Nationale Vétérinaire d'Alfort

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The National veterinary school of Alfort is a French public institution of scientific research and higher education in veterinary medicine, located in Maisons-Alfort, Val-de-Marne, close to Paris. It is operated under the supervision of the ministry of Agriculture.

Wikipedia: École nationale vétérinaire d'Alfort (EN)

5. Église Saint-Maurice

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The Church of Saint-Maurice de Saint-Maurice is a Roman Catholic church, dedicated to Saint Maurice, located at No. 59 rue du Maréchal-Leclerc in the French commune of Saint-Maurice and the Val-de-Marne department. It is the oldest church in the city.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Maurice de Saint-Maurice (Val-de-Marne) (FR)

6. Arboretum de Paris

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The Arboretum de l'École du Breuil is a municipal arboretum located on the Route de la Ferme in the southeast corner of the Bois de Vincennes, Paris, France. It now forms part of the Jardin botanique de la Ville de Paris.

Wikipedia: Arboretum de l'École du Breuil (EN)

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