Historic Nantes

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View Of Nantes

View Of Nantes

Nantes was pretty lucky dur­ing World War II: unlike a lot of French cities, it wasn’t totally destroyed by bomb­ings. The city still has a rich her­itage, dat­ing right back to the Gallo-Roman period.

The medieval area is the Bouf­fay, with the Cas­tle of the Duchy of Brit­tany and the many old build­ings sur­round­ing it. The 18th Cen­tury was the golden era for the city (slave trade…), and a lot was built dur­ing this time, notably Place Royale and Place Graslin. Later in his­tory, Nantes was also an indus­trial city in the era of the first naval ship­yards: the LU Tower is a reminder of that time.

Château Des Ducs De Bretagne

Château Des Ducs De Bretagne

Château Des Ducs De Bretagne

Château Des Ducs De Bretagne

Cathédrale De Nantes

Cathé­drale De Nantes

Basilique Saint-Nicolas

Basilique Saint-Nicolas

From Inside The Castle

From Inside The Castle

Passage Pommeraye

Pas­sage Pommeraye

Inside The Castle

Inside The Castle

LU Tower (Former Cookies Factory)

LU Tower (For­mer Cook­ies Factory)

Along The Erdre

Along The Erdre

Along The Loire

Along The Loire

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