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

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Here you can find interesting sights in Nancy, 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 17 sights are available in Nancy, France.

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1. Pavillon Jacquet

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Place Stanislas is a large pedestrianised square in the French city of Nancy, in the Lorraine historic region. Built between 1752 and 1756 on the orders of Stanisław Leszczyński, the square is one of oldest examples of an architecturally consistent and monumental public square, and is an excellent example of 18th-century urban architecture. Since 1983, the architectural ensemble comprising Place Stanislas, the extension of its axis, the Place de la Carrière and the Place d'Alliance, has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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2. Basilique du Sacré-Cœur

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Basilique du Sacré-Cœur Pierre / Public domain

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

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3. Porte Héré

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The Arc Héré or Porte Héré is a triumphal arch located in the city of Nancy, France, on the north side of the Place Stanislas. It was designed by Emmanuel Héré de Corny to honor the French king Louis XV and was built between 1752 and 1755. Its architecture is inspired by the Arch of Septimius Severus in Rome. The Arc replaced an older royal gate constructed under the rule of Louis XIV; three bas reliefs from the old gate are featured on the Arc.

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4. Musée Lorrain

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Musée Lorrain Aucun auteur / marque déposée

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.

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5. Piscine Ronde Nancy Thermal

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Grand Nancy Thermal, formerly Nancy Thermal, is an aquatic complex, still under construction in 2022, composed of a thermal center, a fun 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.

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6. Musée des Beaux-Arts

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The Museum of Fine Arts of Nancy, one of the oldest museums in France, is housed in one of the pavilions on Place Stanislas, in the heart of the 18th-century urban ensemble, a World Heritage Site by Unesco. The museum displays an important collection of European paintings and is largely open to design, including a gallery dedicated to Jean Prouvé or the Daum factory.

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7. 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.

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8. Salle Poirel

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Salle Poirel Gab75 (Pierre). / Public domain

The Poirel ensemble is a cultural complex located on rue Victor-Poirel in Nancy, composed of a performance hall and a large gallery of exhibitions. The performance hall hosts many events: symphonic music concerts, lyrics, chamber music or current music, as well as theater, and shows for the young audience.

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9. Château Madame de Graffigny

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Château Madame de Graffigny is a 16th century house, including 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 Nancy suburbs. Other famous occupants lived in the castle: Benjamin Constant and Mathieu de Dombasle.

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10. Hôtel de Rogéville

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The Rogeville Hotel is a mansion in the Old City of Nancy, located at 11 Grande Rue, on the corner of Maure-qui-Trompe Street. This is a Renaissance-style building, which has been transformed from the classical period and is now the site of a small theater with cultural structure. . .

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11. Caserne Thiry

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The Thiry barracks, first known as the Sainte-Catherine barracks, is a barracks near the Sainte-Catherine gate 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 France.

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12. 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.

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13. Église de la Vierge des Pauvres

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Vierge-des-Pauvres Church is a Catholic parish center built by architect Dominique Louis in the Upper Dulivre district of Nancy in the mid-1960s. Claude Pruwe, who was working at Dominic Louis at the time, was also involved in the project.

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14. Le Souvenir

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

The souvenir is a set of bronzes made by French sculptor Paul Dubois to commemorate the German annexation of Alsace-Lorraine during the 1870 War. It is located in Andre-Magino Square in Nancy, in front of the Protestant church.

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15. Immeuble Génin-Louis

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The Génin-Louis store dit Graineterie Genin Louis, at the corner of rue Saint-Jean and rue Bénit in Nancy in Meurthe-et-Moselle, is the first apparent metal structure building to be used partly as a home.

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16. Villa Lang

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Villa Lang B. Cussenot / Public domain

Long Cottage is a house built in Nancy by architect Lucien Weisenberg, located at 1 George-Clemenceau Avenue in Sorupt Park. This building is one of the representatives of Nancy School Art Nouveau Movement.

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

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

St. Teresa de-L 'Enfant-J é sus Church is a French church located at Parc du Placieux in Villers-Lßs-Nancy. It is dedicated to St. Teresa of the child Jesus. Its construction lasted from 1930 to 1934.

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