8 Sights in Montpellier, France (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Montpellier, 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 8 sights are available in Montpellier, France.

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1. Église Sainte-Eulalie

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St Euler's Church is a Catholic church in Montpellier, located at 12 La Merci Street in the center of the city, at the foot of the Royal Promenade of Peru and the Arc de Triomphe. It was built for Mercedaires and its main attractions are the 18th-century facade, the organ of Joseph Merklin & Schütze and a set of decorative 19th-century murals. As an integral part of the cathedral diocese, the Roman ritual of Tribute Mass is held on weekdays and Sundays. Different student groups and new Christian churches meet regularly here and often give concerts.

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2. Lycée général et technologique Joffre

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Lycée général et technologique Joffre Photographié et édité par User:Sebjarod (floutage des plaques d'immatriculation), décembre 2004. / Public domain

The Citadel of Montpellier is an Early Modern fortification in the city of Montpellier, in the Hérault département of southern France. It was built between 1624 and 1627, after several rebellions under the orders of Louis XIII in order to keep watch over the town. In the 20th century it became the Joffre Barracks, named after Joseph Joffre, and since 1947 the citadel has been an academic campus – the nationwide famous Lycée Joffre.

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3. Château de l'Engarran

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The Château de l'Engarran is an 18th-century Montpellier folly in Hérault in France, on the road between Juvignac and Lavérune. It was built around 1750 on the site of a house dating to 1632. A historic monument since 31 May 1926, it has belonged to the same family for five generations and is part of the Engarran domain in the AOC Coteaux du Languedoc.

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4. Église Saint-Roch

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Église Saint-Roch Vpe / Public domain

The Saint-Roch church or Saint-Roch sanctuary is a church located in the heart of Montpellier in France, built in the 19th century in a neo-Gothic style. The diocese of Montpellier of the Catholic Church gives it the status of diocesan sanctuary. It is dedicated to Saint Roch, Saint healer of plague and pilgrims, originally from the city.

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5. Jardin des Plantes

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Jardin des Plantes The original uploader was Vpe at French Wikipedia. / CC BY-SA 2.0 fr

The jardin des plantes de Montpellier is a historic botanical garden and arboretum located on Boulevard Henri IV, Montpellier, Hérault, Languedoc-Roussillon, France. It is maintained by the Université Montpellier 1 and open afternoons daily except Monday; admission is free.

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6. Couvent des Ursulines

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Couvent des Ursulines L’auteur n’a pas pu être identifié automatiquement. Il est supposé qu'il s'agit de : Vpe (étant donné la revendication de droit d’auteur). / CC BY 2.5

Wusulin Abbey is a 17th century monastery that was converted into a prison in the 19th century. Located near Sainte-Ursule Street in H é rault, Montpellier, the building is listed as a historic monument and is currently home to the Montpellier National Dance Center.

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7. Cathédrale Saint-Pierre

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Cathédrale Saint-Pierre Wolfgang Staudt from Saarbruecken, Germany / CC BY 2.0

Montpellier Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church dedicated to Saint Peter and located in the city of Montpellier, France. It is the seat of the Archbishops of Montpellier. The cathedral, built in the Gothic style, is a national monument.

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8. Tour de la Babote

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The Tower of Barbott, or Tower of Barbott, is a relic of the ancient walls of Montpellier, located in Erot, and is listed as a historical monument. In the eighteenth century, it was used as an astronomical observatory.

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