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

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1. Maison de Jean Prouvé

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The house of Jean Prouvé is an avant-garde house of International Style / Contemporary Architecture / Modern Movement, from Nancy in Lorraine in the Grand Est. Built in 1954 by the architect and designer Jean Prouvé (1901-1984), as an experimental personal family home, it was acquired by the city of Nancy in 1990, administered by the Musée des beaux-arts de Nancy since 2013, and open to visitors as a museum from June to September. The house and office of his workshops of 1947 Maxéville reconstituted in the below, are classified as historical monuments by a decree of November 2, 1987.

Wikipedia: Maison de Jean Prouvé (FR)

2. Musée Lorrain

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Musée Lorrain Aucun auteur / marque déposée

The Musée lorrain, also called "Palace of the Dukes of Lorraine - Lorraine Museum", is the historical museum of the Lorraine region, one of the three major museums of the city of Nancy, with the Museum of Fine Arts and the Museum of the School of Nancy. With nearly 60,000 annual visitors, it aims to discover the history of this territory, from prehistory to the nineteenth century, and to revive the ducal past of this region, which became French in 1766.

Wikipedia: Musée lorrain (FR)

3. 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)

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)

7. Synagogue

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Synagogue Olivier Lévy / CC BY 2.5

The Synagogue of Nancy is a synagogue located at 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, such as the UEJF, the Girl Scouts & Israelite Scouts of France, the Wizo or the B'nai B'rith.

Wikipedia: Synagogue de Nancy (FR)

8. 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)

9. 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)

10. Caserne Thiry

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The Thiry Barracks, originally known as the Sainte-Catherine Barracks, is a barracks located near the Sainte-Catherine Gate in Nancy. Built between 1765 and 1769, it was designed by architect Richard Mick on the orders of Louis XV, shortly before Lorraine was incorporated into France.

Wikipedia: Caserne Thiry (FR)

11. Château Madame de Graffigny

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Lady Grafini's Castle is a 17th-century mansion where the writer Francois de Grafini once lived and named after her. The house is located in Villers-Lßs-Nancy, a suburb of Nancy. Other well-known occupants also live in the castle: Benjamin Constance and Mathieu de East Basel.

Wikipedia: Château de Madame de Graffigny (FR)

12. 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)

13. Église Saint-Nicolas

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The church of Saint-Nicolas is a religious building in Nancy built in the nineteenth 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 Nicholas, Bishop of Myra.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Nicolas de Nancy (FR)

14. 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)

15. 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.

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

16. Maison Gaudin

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La maison Gaudin was a house built by architect Georges Biet in 1899 for leather merchant Alphonse Gaudin at 97 Charles-III Street, Nancy. This building is one of the early manifestations of the Nancy School Art Nouveau Movement.

Wikipedia: Maison Gaudin (FR)

17. 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 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.

Wikipedia: Le Souvenir (FR)

18. Maison Bloch

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Maison Bloch François BERNARDIN / CC BY 3.0

The Maison Bloch is a house built in 1909 and 1910 at 50 cours Léopold in Nancy, on the plans of the architect Charles-Désiré Bourgon for the industrialist Auguste Bloch. Master glassmaker Jacques Gruber also participated.

Wikipedia: Maison Bloch (FR)

19. 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.

Wikipedia: Immeuble Génin-Louis (FR)

20. Musée Archéologique

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The Archaeological Museum of the University of Lorraine (MAUL) is a university museum located in Nancy, which depends on the University of Lorraine, and which houses a collection of archaeological objects.

Wikipedia: Musée archéologique de l'Université de Lorraine (FR)

21. 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)

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