13 Sights in Metz, France (with Map and Images)

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1. Cathédrale Saint-Étienne

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Metz Cathedral, otherwise the Cathedral of Saint Stephen, Metz, is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Metz, capital of Lorraine, France. It is dedicated to Saint Stephen. First begun in the early 14th century, it was joined together with the collegiate church of Notre-Dame in the mid-14th century, and given a new transept and late Gothic chevet, finished between 1486 and 1520. It is the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Metz as the seat of the bishops of Metz. The cathedral treasury displays the collection, assembled over 1,000 years, of the bishopric of Metz, including paraments and items used for the Eucharist.

Wikipedia: Metz Cathedral (EN)

2. Musée de la Cour d'Or

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Mus é e de la Cour d'or is an art and history museum in the heart of Lorraine Mez, France. Built in 1839, it was named the Golden Palace Museum in 1988 to commemorate the palace of the Australian king, and the museum occupies the presumed historic site. The museum is currently managed by the city of Metz. The institution includes an archaeological museum with a rich collection of Gaul-Roman and medieval art, a museum of medieval and Renaissance architecture, and an art museum.

Wikipedia: Musées de Metz (FR)

3. Opéra-théâtre

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Opéra-théâtre Photo: Andreas Praefcke / CC BY 3.0

The Opéra-Théâtre de Metz Métropole, also known as the Metz Opera, is a 750-seat opera house and theatre located on the Petit-Saulcy island in Metz, capital of the Lorraine region, France. It is the oldest opera house working in France and one of the oldest in Europe. It is also one of the last possessing its own costume ateliers in France.

Wikipedia: Opéra-Théâtre de Metz Métropole (EN)

4. Église Saint-Simon-et-Saint-Jude

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The church of Saint-Simon-et-Saint-Jude is a Catholic religious building located in Metz in the district of Les Îles. Neoclassical in style and built in 1735 the church benefits from the patronage of two saints: the apostles Simon and Jude, always mentioned together and liturgically celebrated on the same day: October 28.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Simon-et-Saint-Jude de Metz (FR)

5. Église Saint-Clément

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St. Clement Church is a former Benedictine monastery of St. Clement Monastery in Mace, located in the district of Ponty Floy. The church was built for San Clement, the city's first bishop in the 3rd century, and is a rare combination of Baroque and Gothic styles.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Clément de Metz (FR)

6. Basilique Saint-Vincent

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St. Vincent's Cathedral was built for Catholic worship in Mace by Father Wallin in 1248. It was consecrated in 1376 by Bishop Thierry de Bhopard. It was listed as a historical site in 1930, and its religious belief was abolished in 2012.

Wikipedia: Basilique Saint-Vincent de Metz (FR)

7. Porte des Allemands

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Porte des Allemands Marc Ryckaert (MJJR) / CC BY 3.0

The Germans' Gate is a medieval bridge castle and city gate in Metz, France. It is "a relic of the medieval fortifications, with two 13th c. round towers and two gun bastions of the 15th c." It is a monument historique of France.

Wikipedia: Germans' Gate (EN)

8. École Chanteclair-Debussy

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The former Volksschule, now Chanteclair-Debussy School, is located at 29-31 Mace and Hill Avenue. Built between 1904 and 1907 by Mace City architect Conrad Vaine, it was listed as a historic monument by decree of May 15, 2012.

Wikipedia: École Chanteclair-Debussy (FR)

9. Temple neuf

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Temple neuf Marc Ryckaert (MJJR) / CC BY 3.0

The Neo-Temple, or Neo-Protestant Temple, was a reformed worship building built in Metz during William's time from 1901 to 1905. Today, the diocese is a member of the Union of Protestant Churches in Alsace and Lorraine.

Wikipedia: Temple Neuf de Metz (FR)

10. Hôtel de Malte

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H ô tel de Malte is a medieval residence in Rue des Murs, Mount St. Croix, Mace, belonging to the Order of St. John of Jerusalem from 1565 until the French Revolution, along with the adjacent Chapel of St. Geneste.

Wikipedia: Hôtel de Malte (FR)

11. Tour du Temple de Garnison

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The Garrison Temple is a building of worship located on the Square du Luxembourg, rue Belle-Isle in Metz in Moselle. It is one of the tallest monuments in the city, its bell tower measuring nearly a hundred meters.

Wikipedia: Temple de Garnison (FR)

12. Église Notre-Dame

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Notre-Dame de l'Assomption is a church situated on the Rue de la Chevre, formerly the Rue de la Cheuve, in the city of Metz in Lorraine, France. Administratively it is part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Metz.

Wikipedia: Église Notre-Dame de l'Assomption, Metz (EN)

13. Cloître des Récollets

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The Recollets Corridor is a medieval monastery located near the ancient city of Mace in Moselle. The current building is home to Jean-Marie Pelt's European Institute of Ecology and the Municipal Archives.

Wikipedia: Cloître des Récollets de Metz (FR)

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