16 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 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), Website

2. Musée de la Cour d'Or

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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.

Wikipedia: Musées de Metz (FR), Website

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), Website

4. Église Saint-Simon-et-Saint-Jude

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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.

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

5. Église Saint-Clément

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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.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Clément de Metz (FR)

6. École Chanteclair-Debussy

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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.

Wikipedia: École Chanteclair-Debussy (FR)

7. Basilique Saint-Vincent

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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.

Wikipedia: Basilique Saint-Vincent de Metz (FR)

8. 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)

9. Hôtel de Malte

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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.

Wikipedia: Hôtel de Malte (FR)

10. Temple neuf

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Temple neuf Marc Ryckaert (MJJR) / CC BY 3.0

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.

Wikipedia: Temple Neuf de Metz (FR)

11. Église des Grands Carmes (ruines de l'ancienne)

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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.

Wikipedia: Église des Grands-Carmes de Metz (FR)

12. Cloître des Récollets

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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.

Wikipedia: Cloître des Récollets de Metz (FR)

13. Chapelle Saint-Genest

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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.

Wikipedia: Chapelle Saint-Genest de Metz (FR)

14. 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)

15. Synagogue

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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.

Wikipedia: Synagogue de Metz (FR)

16. Tour du Temple de Garnison

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The garrison temple is a cult building located square in Luxembourg, rue Belle-Isle in Metz in Moselle. This is one of the highest monuments in the city, its bell tower measures nearly a hundred meters.

Wikipedia: Temple de Garnison (FR)


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