Place de la Victoire was originally named place d'Aquitaine in the 18th Century; it was meant to unify a whole quarter ... More
Place de la Victoire
Place de la Victoire was originally named place d'Aquitaine in the 18th Century; it was meant to unify a whole quarter around the prominent porte d'Aquitaine. Today it is recognized as the student quarter; the most popular bars are found here as well as the Faculte de Medecine. Several large streets branch out from this place and lead to the train station and the Place Pey Berland.
Musee National de la Marine is devoted to the history of the French navy. Founded in 1827 on the initiative
of one of Charles X's sons, this place houses a unique collection. Located in the west wing of the ...
Situated between the train station, the historic city center and the Polygone shopping center, this immense, pedestrianized square is the
heart and soul of Montpellier. Deriving its name from the first theater built in the 18th Century on the ...
The storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789, signaled the beginning of the French Revolution. It was a highly
symbolic event: the prison only held seven prisoners. Once the building had been demolished, the stones were used to ...