9 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 9 sights are available in Nantes, France.

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1. Fontaine Wallace

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Wallace Fountains are public drinking fountains named after, financed by and roughly designed by Sir Richard Wallace. The final design and sculpture is by Wallace's friend Charles-Auguste Lebourg. They are large cast-iron sculptures scattered throughout the city of Paris, France, mainly along the most-frequented sidewalks. A great aesthetic success, they are recognized worldwide as one of the symbols of Paris. A Wallace Fountain can be seen outside the Wallace Collection in London, the gallery that houses the works of art collected by Sir Richard Wallace and the first four Marquesses of Hertford.

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2. Motrice Jeumont n°144

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Motrice Jeumont n°144 Scanné par Claude_villetaneuse / Public domain

Former Nantes Tram is the first tram network in Nantes. It existed between 1879, when the first line was opened, and 1958, when the network was finally closed. Nantes is the first city in France to have a mechanically propelled tram system, and other networks consist of horse-drawn trams. The first tram in Nantes used compressed air, and the network was gradually electrified from 1913.

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3. Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-l'Immaculée-Conception

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The Notre-Dame-de-l'Immaculate-Conception chapel, commonly called the Immaculate Chapel, is a religious building which is rue Malherbe in the Richebourg district of Nantes in France. Built from 1470, it took the name of "Saint-Antoine-de-Pade" chapel ", then after 1604" Chapel des Minimes ", before taking its current name after 1855.

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4. 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.

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5. Église Saint-Martin

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The Saint-Martin de Chantenay church is a parish church located in the city of Nantes in France, more precisely in the former commune of Chantenay-sur-Loire and the current Bellevue-Chantenay-Sainte-Anne district. It has been registered as historic monuments since 1990.

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6. Cerf, biche et faon au repos

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Family of Cervids, also named group of deer or deer, Biche and Faon, or the deer, designates two animal groups carved in 1908 by Georges Gardet (1863-1939), of which there are at least three copies: in Buenos Aires in Argentina, in Nantes and Sceaux in France.

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7. Église Notre-Dame de Bon-Port

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Notre-Dame de Bon-Port is a Roman Catholic basilica located in Nantes, France. The church was constructed in 1846 by the architects Seheult and Joseph-Fleury Chenantais. Its official name is Église de Saint-Louis, though it is rarely known by this name.

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8. Palais de la Bourse

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The Palais de la Bourse is a building on place du Commerce in Nantes, France, begun at the end of the 18th century and completed in the 19th century. It was rebuilt at the end of the 20th century to house a branch of Fnac.

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9. Basilique Saint-Nicolas

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The Saint-Nicolas Basilica in Nantes is a Catholic basilica of neo-Gothic style located in the city center of Nantes. It is one of the two basilicas of the city, with the Saint-Donatien-et-Saint-Rogatian basilica.

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