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

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Explore interesting sights in Montpellier, 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 8 sights are available in Montpellier, France.

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1. Église Sainte-Eulalie

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The Church of Sainte-Eulalie is a Roman Catholic church in Montpellier, located at 12 rue La Merci, in the heart of the city, at the foot of the Royal Promenade du Peyrou and the Arc de Triomphe. Built for mercedarians, its main interest is its eighteenth-century façade, its organ by Joseph Merklin & Schütze and a set of decorative murals from the nineteenth century. An integral part of the cathedral parish, Mass in the Tridentine form of the Roman rite is celebrated on weekdays and Sundays. Various groups of students and the Neocatechumenal Way meet there regularly and concerts are frequently given.

Wikipedia: Église Sainte-Eulalie de Montpellier (FR)

2. Lycée général et technologique Joffre

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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.

Wikipedia: Citadel of Montpellier (EN)

3. Église Saint-Roch

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The Saint-Roch church or Saint-Roch sanctuary is a church located in the heart of Montpellier in France, built in the nineteenth 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, holy healer of plague victims and pilgrims, originally from the city.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Roch de Montpellier (FR)

4. Couvent des Ursulines

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The Ursuline convent is a seventeenth-century convent transformed into a prison in the nineteenth century. Located in the district of rue Sainte-Ursule, in Montpellier, in the Hérault, this building is listed as a historical monument and currently houses the headquarters of the National Choreographic Center of Montpellier.

Wikipedia: Couvent des Ursulines de Montpellier (FR)

5. Jardin des Plantes

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

Wikipedia: Jardin des plantes de Montpellier (EN)

6. Cathédrale Saint-Pierre

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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.

Wikipedia: Montpellier Cathedral (EN)

7. Hôtel des Trésoriers de France

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The Hôtel des Trésoriers de France or Hôtel de Lunaret, also known as the Palais Jacques-Cœur de Montpellier, is located between Rue des Trésoriers-de-France and Rue Jacques Cœur. It is one of the oldest mansions in this city.

Wikipedia: Hôtel des Trésoriers de France (Montpellier) (FR)

8. Tour de la Babote

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The Tour de la Babotte or Tour de la Babote, is a vestige of the old ramparts of Montpellier, in the Hérault, classified as a historical monument. In the eighteenth century, it served as an astronomical observatory.

Wikipedia: Tour de la Babotte (FR)

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