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

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Explore interesting sights in Nantes, France. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 36 sights are available in Nantes, France.

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1. Grue Titan grise

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The Titan cranes are two lifting devices that are disused today on the western tip of the island of Nantes, preserved in testimony to the industrial past of the commune of Nantes, in the French department of Loire-Atlantique. The yellow crane, once belonging to the Dubigeon naval sites, and the gray crane, at the autonomous port of Nantes-Saint-Nazaire, are today the property of the city of Nantes. They are classified as historic monument objects.

Wikipedia: Grue Titan (FR)

2. Le Jardin extraordinaire

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The Jardin extraordinaire is a public park located in Nantes, in the western part of the former Carrière de Miséry, located on the right bank of the Loire, in the Bellevue - Chantenay - Sainte-Anne district. Access to the park is on the south side, from Boulevard de Cardiff and Quai Marquis-d'Aiguillon. The name "Extraordinary Garden" is only provisional, its final name will be the subject of a consultation of the inhabitants.

Wikipedia: Jardin extraordinaire (parc) (FR)

3. Église Saint-Émilien

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The Church of Saint-Émilien is a Roman Catholic church located in Nantes, rue François-Bruneau, in the Hauts-Pavés - Saint-Félix district. It is dedicated to Saint Emilien, bishop of Nantes in the eighth century. The cult is celebrated according to the Tridentine rite, also called the extraordinary form of the Roman rite. It belongs to the priory of Saint-Louis dependent on the Priestly Fraternity of St. Pius X (SSPX).

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Émilien de Nantes (FR), Website

4. 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)

5. Hôtel Scheult

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The Hotel Scheult, or Hotel Seheult, is a neo-classical and eclectic mansion built in the early nineteenth century, overlooking the Cours Cambronne and the Rue de l'Héronnière, in the city center of Nantes, France. The building was classified as a historical monument in 1976. Its south façade was completely restored in 2015 highlighting all its sculptures and frames.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Scheult (FR)

6. 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)

7. 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)

8. Tour de l'Éraudière

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The Tour de l'Éraudière is an element of the small heritage of the commune of Nantes, in the French department of Loire-Atlantique. It is located in the Nantes Erdre district, at the corner of rue Coetquelfen and chemin de l'Éraudière. Its primitive function is not certified, it is probably the vestige of an old windmill.

Wikipedia: Tour de l'Éraudière (FR)

9. Les Anneaux

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The Rings of Buren, also simply called The Rings, is a work by Daniel Buren and Patrick Bouchain located on the Quai des Antilles on the island of Nantes in the eponymous city. They were created for the Estuaire 2007 contemporary art festival, with Patrice Coupechoux, founder of IDM Groupe Coupechoux, as patron.

Wikipedia: Les Anneaux (Buren) (FR), Website

10. Hôtel Durbé

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The Hotel Durbé, or Hotel Durbé and Collin, is a neo-classical mansion built in the mid-eighteenth century in Nantes, France. It is located at the corner of Quai de la Fosse and Rue Mathurin-Brissonneau, in the Dervallières - Zola district. The building was listed as a historical monument in 1926.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Durbé (FR)

11. 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)

12. Hôtel Grou

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Hôtel Grou Rehtse / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Hotel Grou is a neo-classical mansion built in the late eighteenth century, located at the corner of rue Kervégan and Place de la Petite-Hollande, at the western end of Ile Feydeau, in the city center of Nantes, France. The building was listed as a historical monument in 1932 and 1986.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Grou (FR)

13. 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)

14. 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)

15. Église Saint-Martin

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The church of Saint-Martin de Chantenay 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 district Bellevue - Chantenay - Sainte-Anne. It has been listed as a historical monument since 1990.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Martin-de-Chantenay (FR)

16. Hôtel Allard

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The Hôtel Allard is a mansion built between 1828 and 1856, located at No. 1 Place Général-Mellinet between Rue de Belleville and Boulevard de Launay, in the Dervallières - Zola district of Nantes, in France. The building was listed as a historic monument in 1991 and 2008.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Allard (FR)

17. C.H.U Saint-Jacques

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The Saint-Jacques Hospital is the second oldest of the seven hospitals managed by the Center University Hospital in the City of Nantes, in France, in the territory of which it is established. It is located along the left bank of the Loire, in the Nantes Sud district.

Wikipedia: Hôpital Saint-Jacques de Nantes (FR)

18. Hôtel Philippe

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The Hôtel Philippe is a mansion built in 1828, located at No. 7 Place Général-Mellinet between Rue Rollin and Boulevard Saint-Aignan, in the Dervallières - Zola district of Nantes, in France. The building was listed as a historical monument in 2011.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Philippe (FR)

19. 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)

20. Hôtel Leglas-Maurice

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The Hotel Leglas-Maurice, built in the nineteenth century, is located at No. 134 rue Paul-Bellamy in Nantes, France, in the Hauts-Pavés - Saint-Félix district. The building was listed as a historical monument by the decree of 10 July 2015.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Leglas-Maurice (FR)

21. 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)

22. Villa de la Chantrerie

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Villa de la Chantrerie is a mansion built in the nineteenth century, located in Nantes, on the left bank of the Erdre, route de Gachet, in the district Nantes Erdre, in France. The building was listed as a historical monument in 1997.

Wikipedia: Villa de la Chantrerie (FR)

23. 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)

24. Hôtel O'Riordan

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The Hotel O'Riordan is a mansion, neo-classical style, built in the mid-eighteenth century, located at No. 70 Quai de la Fosse, in the city center of Nantes, France. The building was classified as a historical monument in 1938.

Wikipedia: Hôtel O'Riordan (FR)

25. 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)

26. 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)

27. 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)

28. 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)

29. 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)

30. Hôtel Urvoy de Saint-Bedan

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The Hotel Urvoy de Saint-Bedan is a mansion built in 1840, located at the corner of rue Tournefort and rue d'Argentré, in the city center of Nantes, France. The building was listed as a historical monument in 1954.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Urvoy de Saint-Bedan (FR)

31. 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)

32. Hôtel de La Villestreux

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The Hôtel de la Villesreux is a neo-classical mansion built in the middle of the 18th century, located on Place de la Petite-Holland, at the western end of Fydeau Island, in the city center of Nantes , In France.

Wikipedia: Hôtel de La Villestreux (FR)

33. Parc des Oblates

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The Oblate Park is a former convent garden now transformed into a landscaped public garden of the city of Nantes with an area of 3 ha. It is located in the heart of the Bellevue - Chantenay - Sainte-Anne district.

Wikipedia: Parc des Oblates (FR)

34. Hôtel Saint-Aignan

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The Hotel Saint-Aignan is a flamboyant Gothic mansion built in the late fifteenth century, located rue Saint-Jean, in the city center of Nantes, France. The building was listed as a historical monument in 1926.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Saint-Aignan (FR)

35. 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 18th century and 19th century, was located at No. 2 on rue des Cadeniers and on Cambronne Cours in Nantes, in France. The building was registered as historic monuments in 1949.

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

36. Château de la Persagotière

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The Institut La Persagotière is a specialized school for deaf and hard of hearing young people located in Nantes, France, installed since the mid-nineteenth century in the castle of La Persagotière.

Wikipedia: Institut La Persagotière (FR), Website

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