On a visit to Lille you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Lille. These places are what Lille is all about. These must see places in Lille will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Lille, France (Vieux Lille 4)
What’s a European city without a historic square at its heart? In the 11th century this was a wheat market; and today it’s the gathering place for the city’s people and the city’s spirit. With attractions like the old stock exchange, Europe’s largest book store; a great range of restaurants, bars and cafeterias, all...
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Place du General de Gaulle, 59000 Lille, France
09:30 am - 07:30 pm
In the 1600’s, Lillois banker and traders who were fed up with their unhealthy living accommodation agitated to the Magistrate to build them a worthier living quarter. They were gifted what’s possibly the most beautiful bit of architecture in the entire city – 24 identical, ornately decorated three-storied buildings built in Fl...
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18 Rue de Valmy, Place de la Republique, 59000 Lille, France
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Napoleon Bonaparte himself ordered this museum to be constructed. It’s the largest French museum outside Paris and has been open since 1809. It’s fairy-tale like Belle-Epoque architecture is only a slight indicator of the treasures that lie within. It’s collection is divided into Antiquities, Middle Ages and Renaissance; 7th-ce...
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Avenue Mathias Delobel, 59800 Lille, France
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
It’s not the biggest or the grandest of zoos, but when you’re getting to see 400 animals over a hundred species for free, then you really can’t complain. The zoo is actually quite a cute way to spend the day, especially if you’ve got kids. It’s free entrance actually draws a lot more visitors the you’d expect:...
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Rue de Bethune, Lille, France
Shopping. All of Lille’s important shopping is done here. Café’s shops, restaurants, bars and boutiques along a bustling cobblestone road frequented by tourists – an almost cliché image of the towns of Europe, yet almost compulsory. To check out include a brassiere named Au Moules, the galleries Lafayette, the pla...
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19 rue de Bruxelles, 59000, LILLE
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Founded by the Lille Society of Science, Agricultural and the Arts in 1816, this education centred museum has never ceased to expand its collections using any available means to do so. It’s exhibitions cover three main sciences – zoology (110 000 samples including mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, molusc, insect and arachnids – i...