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nice middle ages city gate

Next to the cathedral the old city gate still stands and gives the visitor an idea of what middle... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2016
Lyon, France
The gate to the edict of Nantes.

The gate of Saint Pierre is the best preserved part of the fortress wall of Nantes. The gate was... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
Murmansk, Russia
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2 Nov 2018
“The gate to the edict of Nantes.”
10 Oct 2018
“It's a big gate”
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

The gate of Saint Pierre is the best preserved part of the fortress wall of Nantes. The gate was built in the XV century on the Foundation left from the Gallo-Roman fortifications of the III century. The military importance of the fortress wall of Nantes...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

You stumble upon this massive gate that was part of the walled city back in the day. You can't go in it, but it is big and impressive. Take a couple of snaps of it as you walk around it and you're done!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

Other than a stroll around it there is not much to it. I would not factor it into my itinerary as one comes across it anyways.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

Very nice view! Marketplace view have a nice contrast of ancient architecture and modern buildings. Nearby is cathedral, recommend!

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Raivo A
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Pleasant to see, but no access, of course. Part of the attractive scenery around the cathedral. Worth a quick look.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Dr_Bob1
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Not much to see, it is down the one side of the cathederal and can be seen in about 10mins, we could not get inside so only a history board to read.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Tony T
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Next to the cathedral the old city gate still stands and gives the visitor an idea of what middle ages Nantes looked like.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank rowl2112
Reviewed 25 September 2015

This portal dates from the fifteenth century. It was built on top of the Gallo-Roman wall from the third century. You will walk thru it if you follow the “Green Line” walking tour of Nantes. It formed a corner of defensive walls. It was protected...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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