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

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Here you can find interesting sights in Nantes, 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 24 sights are available in Nantes, France.

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1. Grue Titan grise

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Titan cranes are two now abandoned lifting equipment located at the western end of Nantes Island in the Loire River-Atlantis Province, France, which are preserved as a witness to the industrial history of Nantes Commune. The Yellow Crane, which once belonged to the Dubigeon shipyard, and the Grey Crane, which belongs to the autonomous port of Nantes-Saint Nazaire, are now property of the city of Nantes. They are listed as historical sites.

Wikipedia: Grue Titan (FR)

2. Chapelle de l'Oratoire

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The chapel of the Oratory is a former chapel of the Oratorians of the seventeenth century located in Nantes in France. It is located on Place de l'Oratoire, in the Malakoff - Saint-Donatien district. Incorporated into the Hôtel Lelasseur in 1775, this chapel was classified as a historical monument in 1952. No longer devoted to the celebration of worship, it has become an annex of the city's Museum of Arts.

Wikipedia: Chapelle de l'Oratoire (Nantes) (FR)

3. Hôtel de la Marine

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The Hôtel de la Marine, originally called Hôtel Massion, is a neo-classical and "neo-Louis-XV" style private mansion built in 1874, located in Nantes, France, at 2 Place Général-Mellinet between the boulevard Paul-Langevin and rue de Belleville, in the Dervallières neighborhood. The building was listed as a French Monument historique in 1988 and 2011.

Wikipedia: Hôtel de la Marine (Nantes) (EN)

4. Cathédrale Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul

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Nantes Cathedral, or the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul of Nantes, is a Roman Catholic Gothic cathedral located in Nantes, Pays de la Loire, France. Construction began in 1434, on the site of a Romanesque cathedral, and took 457 years to finish in 1891. It has been listed since 1862 as a monument historique by the French Ministry of Culture.

Wikipedia: Nantes Cathedral (EN)

5. Hôtel Scheult

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The H ô tel Scheult, or H ô tel Seheult, is a neoclassical and eclectic mansion built in the early 19th century overlooking the cours Cambronne and rue de l 'H ô tel in downtown Nantes, France. The building was listed as a historic monument in 1976. Its south facade was completely restored in 2015, displaying all the sculptures and doorframes.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Scheult (FR)

6. Hôtel d'Aux

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The Hôtel d'Aux, which later became the hotel of the 11th Army Corps, is a neo-classical mansion built in the late eighteenth century, located at the corner of Place Maréchal-Foch and Rue Tournefort, in the city center of Nantes, in France. The building was listed as a historical monument in 2012.

Wikipedia: Hôtel d'Aux (FR)

7. Les Anneaux

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Bullen's ring, also known simply as the ring, is the work of Daniel Bullen and Patrick Bouchant, located at Antilles Pier in the namesake city of Nantes Island. They were created for the 2007 Estuaire Contemporary Art Festival and sponsored by Patrice Coupechoux, founder of IDM Groupe Coupechoux.

Wikipedia: Les Anneaux (Buren) (FR)

8. Hôtel Durbé

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The Durb é Hotel, or H ô tel Durb é et Collin, is a neoclassical mansion built in the mid-18th century in Nantes, France. It is located at the corner of quai de la Fosse and rue Mathurin-Brissonneau in the Dervallißres Zola district. This building was listed as a historical site in 1926.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Durbé (FR)

9. Hôtel Garreau

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The Hôtel Garreau is a neo-classical mansion built in 1845, located at the corner of rue Dobrée and rue Damrémont, in the city center of Nantes, in France. The building was listed as a historical monument in 1975. To the south, the hotel is backed by the Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Port church.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Garreau (FR)

10. Ancien couvent de la Visitation

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The Convent of the Visitation is a former convent of visitandines located in Nantes, France. Confiscated during the French Revolution, it became a hospital, garrison circle and residence for the elderly. It was listed in the supplementary inventory of historical monuments in 1925.

Wikipedia: Couvent de la Visitation (Nantes) (FR)

11. Hôtel Grou

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Hôtel Grou Rehtse / CC BY-SA 3.0

Grou Hotel is a neoclassical mansion built at the end of the 18th century at the corner of Kerv é gan Street and place de la Petite-Hollande at the western end of Fedo Island in the center of Nantes, France. The building was listed as a historical monument in 1932 and 1986.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Grou (FR)

12. Hôtel Allard

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The Allard Hotel is a mansion built between 1828 and 1856, located at 1 General-Mellinet Plaza between Belleville Street and Launay Avenue in Dervallißres Zola District, Nantes, France. The building was listed as a historical monument in 1991 and 2008.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Allard (FR)

13. Hôtel Maës

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The Hôtel Maës is a mansion built in 1827, located at No. 4 Place Général-Mellinet between Boulevard Allard and Rue Richer, in the Dervallières - Zola district of Nantes, in France. The building was listed as a historical monument in 2011.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Maës (FR)

14. Colonne Louis XVI

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The Louis XVI column is a monument of the city of Nantes in France, installed in the center of the Place Maréchal-Foch. It is a column twenty-eight meters high, placed on a pedestal, surmounted by a statue of the king of France Louis XVI.

Wikipedia: Colonne Louis-XVI (FR)

15. Hôtel Philippe

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The Hotel Philippe is a mansion built in 1828, located at 7 General-Mellinet Plaza between Rollin Street and Saint-Aignan Avenue in Dervallißres Zola District, Nantes, France. The building was listed as a historical monument in 2011.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Philippe (FR)

16. Hôtel de Montaudoin

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The Hotel Montaudouin is a neo-classical mansion built in the late eighteenth century, located on the Place Maréchal-Foch, in the city center of Nantes, France. The building was listed as a historical monument in 1951 and 1954.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Montaudouin (FR)

17. Hôtel Blon-et-Amouroux

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The Hôtel Blon-et-Amouroux is a mansion built between 1828 and 1856, located at No. 5 Place Général-Mellinet, in the Dervallières - Zola district of Nantes, France. The building was listed as a historical monument in 1991.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Blon-et-Amouroux (FR)

18. Hôtel Deurbroucq

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The Hotel Deurbroucq is a neo-classical mansion built in the eighteenth century, located on the allée de l'Île-Gloriette, in the city center of Nantes, in France. The building was listed as a historical monument in 1945.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Deurbroucq (FR)

19. Hôtel Vauloup

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The Hôtel Vauloup is a mansion built between 1828 and 1856, located at No. 3 Place Général-Mellinet, in the Dervallières - Zola district of Nantes, in France. The building was listed as a historical monument in 1988.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Vauloup (FR)

20. Immeuble CGA

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The CGA building is located in Nantes, in the French department of Loire-Atlantique. It received the label "Heritage of the twentieth century", before being listed as a historic monument by the decree of July 10, 2015.

Wikipedia: Immeuble CGA (FR)

21. Le Square Cambronne

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The building, built in the eighteenth century and nineteenth century, is located at No. 18 rue de l'Héronnière and on the Cours Cambronne in Nantes, France. The building was listed as a historical monument in 1949.

Wikipedia: Immeuble au 18, rue de l'Héronnière de Nantes (FR)

22. Hôtel Ceineray

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The Hotel Ceineray, built in the eighteenth century, is located at No. 1 rue Sully in Nantes, France, on the edge of the Malakoff - Saint-Donatien district. The building was listed as a historical monument in 1954.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Ceineray (FR)

23. Immeuble sur le Cours Cambronne

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Immeuble sur le Cours Cambronne Rehtse / CC BY-SA 3.0

The building, built in the eighteenth century and nineteenth century, is located at No. 2 rue des Cadeniers and on the Cours Cambronne in Nantes, France. The building was listed as a historical monument in 1949.

Wikipedia: Immeuble au 2, rue des Cadeniers de Nantes (FR)

24. Hôtel de La Villestreux

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The Hôtel de La Villestreux is a neo-classical mansion built in the mid-eighteenth century, located on the Place de la Petite-Hollande, at the western end of Île Feydeau, in the city center of Nantes, France.

Wikipedia: Hôtel de La Villestreux (FR)

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