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Rue Foch, 34000, Montpellier, France
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All reviews triumphal arch water tower nice entry beautiful walk perfect view busy traffic great park place royale historic center seventeenth century flea market beautiful architecture nice area old town botanical gardens walk around tourist office
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is situated at the site of one of the gates of the former city walls, at the eastern side of the Jardin de Peyrou, a beautiful large park near the center of the city.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ModularTrips
Reviewed 25 September 2018

The Porte du Peyrou is a triumphal arch built in the late seventeenth century. It´s located just in front of the Promenade du Peyrou.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David S
Reviewed 18 September 2018

The gate of Peyrou was constructed as a triumphal arch in 1691. The triumphal arch has the bas-reliefs glorifying king Louis XIV. They dedicate the four great events: the capture of Namur, coronation, the digging of the Canal du Midi and the Revocation of the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank VadimM67
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Nice for walking and taking pictures. Good views of the city and the outside area especially at the sunset. The park could be more taken care of.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gabriela P
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful stroll north from La Comedie to find some 17thC grandeur with the Porte centred on Louis XIVs Park and ornate water tower, beautiful panoramic view of the city and surrounds of the countryside.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lefourragere
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Interesting to have seen, as it is very imposing but lots of busy traffic around it. Nice park opposite.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TineD209
Reviewed 6 August 2018

It´s a bit small but still it still has that "majestic" feel to it. Next to it is a peaceful park where you can stretch your legs.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

It's beautiful, and definitely charming and majestic as many French buildings are. This arc leads onto a cute main street that eventually wines its way to place de la comedie. On the other side of the arc are the Peyrou gardens - one of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bradley J
Reviewed 5 July 2018

We were lucky to be staying nearby. We paid an initial visit to take in the scenes from the park and the view the aqueduct. It was at the aqueduct, we found that a nice cooling breeze blows and sitting there for a while was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank burnieScotland
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Beautiful arch at top of rue Maréchal Foch. Cars still drive through and it is beautifully preserved. Opens to the Jardin du Peyrou with good views over the city.

Date of experience: July 2018
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