Explore interesting sights in Metz, France. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 21 sights are available in Metz, France.Sightseeing Tours in Metz
1. Cathédrale Saint-Étienne
Metz Cathedral, is the cathedral of the Catholic Diocese of Metz, the seat of the bishops of Metz. It is dedicated to Saint Stephen. The diocese dates back at least to the 4th century and the present cathedral building was begun in the early 14th century. In the mid-14th century, it was joined to the collegiate church of Notre-Dame, and given a new transept and late Gothic chevet, finished between 1486 and 1520. The cathedral treasury displays a rich collection assembled over the long centuries of the history of the Metz diocese and include sacred vestments and items used for the Eucharist.
2. Musée de la Cour d'Or
The Musée de La Cour d'Or is a museum of art and history located in the centre of Metz, Lorraine. Founded in 1839, it was named the Golden Court Museum in 1988, in reference to the palace of the kings of Austrasia whose museum occupies the presumed historical site. The museum is currently managed by the metropolis of Metz. The institution brings together within the same ensemble an archaeological museum with rich collections of Gallo-Roman and medieval art, a museum of medieval and Renaissance architecture, a museum of fine arts.
3. Hospice Saint-Nicolas
The Hospice Saint-Nicolas is the oldest hospital in Metz. Attested from the eleventh century, the current buildings date from the thirteenth century to the nineteenth century. In the early twentieth century, part of the building served as a learning examination center. It closed in 1986. Part of its old buildings housed an agency of the Pôle emploi (ANPE) until 2009.
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.
5. Chapelle Saint-Charles-Borromée
The Chapel of Saint-Charles-Borromée, better known as the Chapelle du Grand Séminaire, is a Catholic chapel included in the ensemble of the Grand Séminaire Saint-Augustin-Schoeffler in Metz. Built in 1907, during the German annexation, it is the only building in the city of Metz to have a dome and a dome.
6. Église Saint-Simon-et-Saint-Jude
The Church of Saint-Simon-et-Saint-Jude is a Roman Catholic church located in Metz, France. Neoclassical in style and built in 1735 the church enjoys the patronage of two saints: the apostles Simon and Jude, always mentioned together and liturgically celebrated on the same day: October 28.
7. Église Saint-Clément
The Church of Saint-Clément is the former Benedictine abbey church of the Abbey of Saint-Clément de Metz, in the Pontiffroy district. This church-hall dedicated to Saint Clement, the first bishop of the city in the third century, presents a rare synthesis of Baroque and Gothic styles.
8. Jardin Botanique
The Jardin botanique de Metz, also known as the Jardin botanique de la Ville de Metz, is a 4.4-hectare (11-acre) botanical garden located at 27 ter, rue du Pont-à-Mousson, Montigny-lès-Metz, Moselle, Grand Est, France. It is open daily; admission is free.
9. Hôtel de Heu
The Hôtel de Heu is a private mansion in the city of Metz. Located at 19 rue de la Fontaine, it was built at the end of the fifteenth century by and for La Maison de Heu, patrician family, part of the paraiges. It is classified as a historical monument.
10. École Chanteclair-Debussy
The former Volksschule, now the Chanteclair-Debussy school, is located at 29-31 boulevard Paixhans in Metz. Built from 1904 to 1907 by the architect of the city of Metz Conrad Wahn, it was listed as a historic monument by decree of 15 May 2012.
11. Hôtel de Gournay-Burtaigne
The Hôtel de Burtaigne is a patrician residence in Metz, dating from the Renaissance, built in the last years of the Messina Republic by a family member of the paraiges, the Gournays. It has been classified as a Historic Monument since 2006.
12. Basilique Saint-Vincent
The Basilica of Saint-Vincent is a building built in Metz from 1248 by Abbot Warin for Catholic worship. It was consecrated in 1376 by Bishop Thierry de Boppard. Classified as a historical monument in 1930, it was deconsecrated in 2012.
13. Porte des Allemands
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.
14. Hôtel de Malte
The Hôtel de Malte is a medieval residence, located rue des Murs, on the Sainte-Croix hill, in Metz, property of the Order of Saint John of Jerusalem from 1565 to the Revolution, just like the nearby Saint-Genest chapel.
15. Temple neuf
The New Protestant Temple is a Reformed building of worship built in Metz between 1901 and 1905, during the Wilhelminian period. The parish is now a member of the Union of Protestant Churches of Alsace and Lorraine.
16. Église des Grands Carmes (ruines de l'ancienne)
The Church of the Grands-Carmes is a former Roman Catholic church located in the commune of Metz in the Moselle department in France. Of the church built at the end of the fourteenth century only ruins remain today.
17. Tour du Temple de Garnison
The Temple de Garrison is a building of worship located on the Square du Luxembourg, rue Belle-Isle in Metz, Moselle. It is one of the tallest monuments in the city, its bell tower measuring nearly a hundred meters.
18. Cloître des Récollets
The Cloister of the Recollets is a former medieval convent in the district of the Old Town of Metz in Moselle. The current buildings house Jean-Marie Pelt's European Institute of Ecology and the municipal archives.
19. Chapelle Saint-Genest
The former Saint-Genest chapel, disused, was a Catholic building of worship located on the slopes of the Sainte-Croix hill behind the Fournirue in Metz. It was dedicated to the actor Saint Genest martyred in Rome.
20. Église Notre-Dame
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.
The Consistorial Synagogue of Metz is a Jewish place of worship located rue du rabbi Élie Bloch, in the downtown district of Metz. The building has been listed as a historical monument since December 6, 1984.
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