On a visit to Montpellier 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 Montpellier. These places are what Montpellier is all about. These must see places in Montpellier will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Place de la Comedie, 34000 Montpellier, France
Named after the Theatre “Opera Comedie”, the square is the central lifeline of Montpellier. Close to the station, Gare de Montpellier Saint – Roch, Place de la Comedie comes to define the culture of France. One of the largest pedestrian areas in Europe, the square is always populated with street artists. This central square offers...
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Odysseum, Allee Ulysse, 34000 Montpellier, France
10:00 am - 07:00 pm
Get ready for an aquatic experience which will attract people of all ages! Ranging from the high seas to the marvels of the tropics, Aquarium Mare Nostrum is a pure thrill. The 15- scene tour inside will introduce you to 3500 animals from nearly 300 species as they fill at least 24 pools. Completely dedicated to the marine life of Mediterranean reg...
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50 Avenue Agropolis, 34090 Montpellier, France
09:30 am - 06:30 pm
Covering an enormous land of 80 hectares, Parc Zooligique is the second largest zoo in France. The visitors accompanied by families, especially children will find a perfect day of excursion in this zoo. It is one of those spaces where animals are not confined and are allowed to roam freely as the visitors witness them. Covered by thick Mediterranea...
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39 Bd Bonne Nouvelle, 34000 Montpellier, France
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Designed by Francois – Xavier Fabre and named after him, Musee Fabre is a confluence of classical and contemporary art displays. Considered to be the best and the most significant museum amongst the other provincial museums, it is the biggest art gallery in Montpellier. The museum underwent an extensive renovation and has been redecorated wit...
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Boulevard Henri IV, 34967 Montpellier, France
12:00 pm - 08:00 pm
Nature and history collude in order to make this Botanical Garden one of the most visited destinations in Montpellier. One of the oldest Botanical gardens in Europe, Jardin des plantes was established in 1593 by King Henri IV, under the leadership of Pierre Richer de Belleval, professor of Botany and Anatomy. The garden is a pleasant relaxing escap...
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Route de Pompignan /Valflaunes, 34270 Montpellier, France
The magnificent mountain of St. Loup can be seen from everywhere in and around Montpellier. The mountain stretches between Cazevielle and Saint – Mathieu – de- Treviers. Covered with Holm oaks, kermes oaks, Aleppo pines, rock rose and many more, the summit of Pic Saint Loup houses a hermitage, an old chapel and a dodgy broken watchtower...
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Place Saint Pierre, 34000 Montpellier, France
09:00 am - 07:00 pm
A perfect example of Meridional Gothic architecture, the Montpellier Cathedral was earlier a Benedictine chapel which became a Cathedral in 1536. It was done on the occasion of transfer of see of Maguelonne to Montpellier. This is the only medieval church in Montpellier and displays a major work by Sebastien Bourdon. Some of the highlights of this ...
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Rue Foch, 34000 Montpellier, France
Located in the eastern end of the Jardin du Peyrou, Porte Du Peyrou is a triumphal arch designed by Francois Dorbay. Replicating the world famous Porte Saint Denis in Paris, the arch is crowned by Doric entablature, symbolic of a martial monument. The arch was dedicated to the glory of Louis XIV with panels and inscriptions in praise of him. The re...
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1744 Avenue Albert – Einstein, 34000 Montpellier, France
09:30 am - 07:00 pm
Chateau de Flaugergues is definitely one of the ways through which the visitors can come across the “ Classe Superieure” of France. It is a castle near Montpellier which preserves the antique furniture and collection of Flemish tapestries. The chateau is an example of the follies (country mansions) which were constructed around 18th and...
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RD 158 4, 34140 Loupian, France
11:00 am - 05:00 pm
Located inside the Villa Gallo- Roman, Musee Villa Loupian is a time travel into the past. Resting upon the remains of an Ancient Farm Villa, the museum houses interesting artefacts recovered from excavations. The main points of interest inside the museum are:
Nine rooms situated in L- shape foundation.
The Reception Room: A large room...
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Montpellier, France (Comedie)
Esplanade d’Europe (Antigone) is a historic community. This place is popular for its architectural design by Ricardo Bofill. This district is built on the former attraction, Joffre Barracks. The architecture is eye catching and very modern. This place comprises of 288 apartments and shops, 350 apartments, offices, 5-star hotels, restaurants a...
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Esplanade Charles de Gaulle, 34027 Montpellier, France (Comedie)
La Corum is a convention center. It is located at the top of the Palais des Congres de France. The building is one of the most historic buildings of this town. The Corum brings two worlds in one place. It hosts professional events along with classic music concerts. It is the most preferred location for certain festivals namely the Mediterranean Fil...