24 Sights in Nancy, France (with Map and Images)

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1. Basilique du Sacré-Cœur

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The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Nancy is a Roman Byzantine style Catholic basilica, inspired by the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Montmartre in Paris. It is mainly due to the talents of three men: Monsignor Turinaz, Canon Blaise and the architect Rougieux. It is located west of the city of Nancy, near its border with the commune of Laxou, in the district Poincaré - Foch - Anatole France - Croix de Bourgogne. It is dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

Wikipedia: Basilique du Sacré-Cœur de Nancy (FR)

2. Chapelle de la Visitation

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Chapelle de la Visitation François BERNARDIN / CC BY 3.0

La chapelle de la Visitation, sometimes called Chapelle ronde, is a small church in Nancy, France. This is the main relic of the Monastery of Visitandines, whose flank is located at the rue de la Visitation and was built in the 18th century. During the French Revolution, it was converted into a museum of fine arts, and during the First Empire, it was incorporated into Nancy Imperial Middle School, which later became Henry Poincare Middle School.

Wikipedia: Chapelle de la Visitation de Nancy (FR), Website Mhs

3. Musée Lorrain

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The Lorrain museum, also called "Palais des Dukes de Lorraine - Musée Lorrain", is the historic museum of the Lorraine region, one of the three major museums in the city of Nancy, with the Museum of Fine Arts and the Museum of The Nancy school. With nearly 60,000 annual visitors, it aims to introduce the history of this territory, from prehistory to the 19th century, and to revive the ducal past of this region, which became French in 1766.

Wikipedia: Musée lorrain (FR), Website

4. Piscine Ronde Nancy Thermal

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Grand Nancy Thermal, formerly Nancy Thermal, is an aquatic complex, still under construction in 2022, consisting of a thermal center, a recreational and sports aqua center, a wellness area and a hotel residence located in the Haussonville-Blandan-Donop district of Nancy. By extension, the term also refers to the adjacent neighborhood. Currently under reconstruction, the site has been classified as a historic monument since 2020.

Wikipedia: Piscine Nancy-Thermal (FR)

5. Bibliothèque Stanislas

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The Bibliothèque municipale de Nancy is a public library in Nancy, France. It houses approximately 400,000 documents, books, maps, plans and prints. Polish king Stanisław Leszczyński began the collection in 1750. The library is located in a 1769 building of the historical University of Nancy. At 43, rue Stanislas, it is close to the Place Stanislas and the Gare de Nancy-Ville.

Wikipedia: Bibliothèque municipale de Nancy (EN)

6. Hôtel de Lillebonne

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The Hôtel de Lillebonne is a private mansion in the city of Nancy. It is a sixteenth century construction, Renaissance style, located at number 14 rue du Cheval Blanc, at the corner with rue de la Source, in Ville-Vieille. Today, the hotel is part of a complex of buildings that houses a youth and culture centre as well as a contemporary art space, the Galerie Lillebonne.

Wikipedia: Hôtel de Lillebonne (FR), Website

7. Villa Majorelle

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Louis-Jean-Sylvestre Majorelle, usually known simply as Louis Majorelle, was a French decorator and furniture designer who manufactured his own designs, in the French tradition of the ébéniste. He was one of the outstanding designers of furniture in the Art Nouveau style, and after 1901 formally served as one of the vice-presidents of the École de Nancy.

Wikipedia: Louis Majorelle#The Villa Majorelle (EN), Website

8. Château Madame de Graffigny

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The castle Madame de Graffigny is a seventeenth century residence of which the writer Françoise de Graffigny was the occupant and to which she left her name. This house is located in Villers-lès-Nancy, in the suburbs of Nancy. Other famous occupants lived in the castle: Benjamin Constant and Mathieu de Dombasle.

Wikipedia: Château de Madame de Graffigny (FR)

9. Musée de l'École de Nancy

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The Musée de l'École de Nancy is a museum devoted to the École de Nancy, an Art Nouveau movement founded in 1901 by Émile Gallé, Victor Prouvé, Louis Majorelle, Antonin Daum and Eugène Vallin in the city of Nancy in Lorraine, north-eastern France. They were joined by other artists, notably Jacques Grüber.

Wikipedia: Musée de l'École de Nancy (EN), Website

10. Synagogue

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Synagogue Olivier Lévy / CC BY 2.5

The Nancy synagogue is a synagogue located 17, boulevard Joffre in Nancy, where it was inaugurated in 1788. At 19, boulevard Joffre, is the community center, in a modern cubic building, which houses several Jewish associations, as The UEJF, the Israelite scouts & scouts of France, the Wizo or the B'Nai B'rith.

Wikipedia: Synagogue de Nancy (FR)

11. Hôtel Excelsior

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The Excelsior brewery, colloquially referred to by the apocope "L'Excel", or "Le Flo" since its acquisition by the Flo group, is a French brasserie with Art Nouveau architecture located in Nancy (Meurthe-et-Moselle), at the corner formed by Henri-Poincaré and Mazagran streets, near Place Simone-Veil.

Wikipedia: Brasserie Excelsior (FR), Website

12. Caserne Thiry

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The Thiry Barracks, first known as the Sainte-Catherine Barracks, is a barracks located near the Porte Sainte-Catherine in Nancy. It was built from 1765 to 1769 on the plans of the architect Richard Mique, on the orders of Louis XV, shortly before the attachment of Lorraine to the France.

Wikipedia: Caserne Thiry (FR), Website

13. Hôtel de Rogéville

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The Hôtel de Rogéville is a mansion in the Old Town of Nancy, located at No. 11 Grande Rue, at the corner of Rue du Maure-qui-Trompe. It is a Renaissance style building, modified in the classical period that now houses a cultural structure Le Petit Théâtre, in the city...

Wikipedia: Hôtel de Rogéville (FR), Website

14. Église de la Vierge des Pauvres

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The Church of the Virgin of the Poor is a parish center of Catholic worship built in the mid-1960s in Nancy, in the Haut-du-Lièvre district, by the architect Dominique Louis. Claude Prouvé, who was working at Dominique Louis at the time, also collaborated on the project.

Wikipedia: Église de la Vierge-des-Pauvres (FR)

15. Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Annonciation

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Nancy Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church located in the town of Nancy, Lorraine, France. It was erected in the 18th century. The cathedral is in the Baroque architectural style. It is a national monument and the seat of the Bishop of Nancy and Toul.

Wikipedia: Nancy Cathedral (EN), Website

16. Maison Gaudin

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The Maison Gaudin is a house built by the architect Georges Biet in 1899 in Nancy, at 97 rue Charles-III, for the leather merchant Alphonse Gaudin. This building is one of the first manifestations of the Art Nouveau current of the School of Nancy.

Wikipedia: Maison Gaudin (FR)

17. Église Saint-Nicolas

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The Saint-Nicolas church is a Nancy religious building built in the 19th century by Prosper Morey for one of the three primitive parishes of the new city of Nancy. It is dedicated to the patron saint of Lorraine, Saint Nicolas, bishop of Myre.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Nicolas de Nancy (FR)

18. Le Souvenir

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Le Souvenir Photo:Pierre LescanneSculpture: Paul Dubois (1829–1905).[1] / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Souvenir is a bronze group made by the French sculptor Paul Dubois to commemorate the annexation of Alsace-Lorraine by Germany during the war of 1870. It is located on Place André-Maginot, in Nancy, in front of the Protestant church.

Wikipedia: Le Souvenir (FR)

19. Villa Lang

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The Villa Lang is a house built by the architect Lucien Weissenburger in Nancy, at No. 1 boulevard Georges-Clemenceau in the park of Saurupt. This building is one of the representations of the art nouveau current of the School of Nancy.

Wikipedia: Villa Lang (FR), Website, Related Wikipedia

20. Basilique Notre-Dame de Lourdes

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The Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes de Nancy is a French basilica built southwest of the city of Nancy in the early twentieth century. The plans were designed by the architect Jules Criqui, with the help of Abbot Léon Loevenbruck.

Wikipedia: Basilique Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes de Nancy (FR), Website

21. Place de la Croix-de-Bourgogne

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The Place de la Croix-de-Bourgogne is a tree-lined square in the city of Nancy. It takes its name from the cross worn by Charles the Bold, who died at the battle of Nancy, and to whom René II of Lorraine wanted to pay tribute.

Wikipedia: Place de la Croix-de-Bourgogne (FR)

22. Immeuble Génin-Louis

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The Génin-Louis store known as Graineterie Genin Louis, at the corner of rue Saint-Jean and rue Bénit in Nancy in Meurthe-et-Moselle, is the first building with an exposed metal structure to serve partly as a dwelling.

Wikipedia: Immeuble Génin-Louis (FR), Website

23. Église Sainte-Thérèse-de-l'Enfant-Jésus

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Église Sainte-Thérèse-de-l'Enfant-Jésus François BERNARDIN / Image non libre

The Church of Sainte-Thérèse-de-l'Enfant-Jésus is a French church in the Parc du Placieux in Villers-lès-Nancy. It is dedicated to Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus. Its construction lasted from 1930 to 1934.

Wikipedia: Église Sainte-Thérèse-de-l'enfant-Jésus de Villers-lès-Nancy (FR)

24. Hôtel d'Alsace

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The Hotel is the name that bears since 1963 a hotel establishment located at 13, rue des Beaux-Arts in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés district, one of the four districts of the 6th arrondissement of Paris.

Wikipedia: Hôtel d'Alsace (FR), Website


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