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Historical Monuments in Nantes

35 historical monuments in Nantes

Historical Monuments in Nantes
Théâtre Graslin
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Graslin Theatre is in the center of the district of the same name in honor of Jean-Joseph-Louis Graslin (1727-1790) receiver-general of the kingdom farms and ve participated in land management in the western part Nantes. The theater was built by architect Crucy (1749-1826) on an ancient Greek model respecting the golden number in 1788 and Crucy was inspired by neoclassical architecture. Thus, 12 steps provide access to a plateau where 7 Corinthian columns (Greek theater specific) support the pediment decorated with 8 statues. These statues were built during the French Restoration through the work of architect Molknecht. Don't forget the particularity of "the Italian" room in the theater which is one of the rare vestiges of eighteenth-century rooms in France. Restored in 2002 it has resumed its majesty of the eighteenth century.
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Naval Quarries
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Near the famous LC Hangar Club and Banana is the Naval Canteras Nantes. If interested in Nantes' cultural life, you may find it interesting. In the Isle of Nantes is a classic of the city. It is also nice for the landscape and the tradition.
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The Lu Tower
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This tower is the emblem of the famous brand LU (Lefevre Utile) with their cookies of the same name. Today, the tower has been transformed into a place of culture and leisure (bars and restaurants) that is ideal for a drink or to eat in "fashion".
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Feydeau Island
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This area was once, as its name indicates, an island surrounded by water. The place has been replaced by landscaping. The marshy area was somewhat unstable, which can be seen today in the structure of some houses. The island has very beautiful facades and beautiful buildings.
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