The locals have never really accepted this 1970's construction. Despite this, it's a sunny, open space, far from the ... More
The locals have never really accepted this 1970's construction. Despite this, it's a sunny, open space, far from the noise of traffic, and quite a good place to have lunch (there are several small cafes). The tall residential buildings surrounding the esplanade give it a big-town atmosphere, somewhat different to the rest of the city, and perhaps the reason for its unpopularity. The underground level is a shopping mall with a supermarket and lots of small shops.
Formerly the head office of the old town magistrates, the city hall is impressive, with its white marble columns all
along the front. Today it houses the Capitole Theatre and the Town Hall. As you go through the Henri ...
Jean de Bernuy was a wealthy, 16th century woad merchant, whose fortune was large enough to put up bail for
François Ist when he was held prisoner by Charles Quint, and to build one of the most beautiful mansions ...
Built at the top of a vast terraced park, the best preserved château in Toulouse is now home to the
Lycee Bellevue (a school for 15 to 18 year olds). Dating from the turn of the 19th century, the ...