Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Pau

Pau is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Pau one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Pau is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Pau or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Pau. Explore the historical monuments of Pau with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Pau guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Pau page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Pau with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Chateau De Pau

    #1 of 12 Historical Places in Pau
    Chateau De Pau

    Tags: Museum, Historical Site, Photo Gallery, Exhibition

    Address: 2 Rue du Chateau, 64000 Pau, France

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Built during the middle ages, on the banks of river Gave, Chateau de pau is a magnificent castle of great historic importance. Once the birthplace of King Henry IV, then later becoming a holiday home ...Read more

  2. Manor House Of Momas

    #2 of 12 Historical Places in Pau
    Manor House Of Momas

    Tags: Outdoors, Garden, Nature, Heritage Building

    Address: Jardin du chateau de Momas, 64230 Momas

    Timings: 02:00 pm - 06:00 pm Details

    Situated 16km north of Pau, Chateau du Momas is built on a feudal mound. This former seigneurial residency is today known for housing the most exquisite and rare trees in its botanical gardens that ha...Read more

  3. Saint-girons De Monein Church

    #3 of 12 Historical Places in Pau
    Saint-girons De Monein Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture , Cathedral

    Address: 58 rue du commerce, 64360 Monein, France

    Timings: 04:00 pm - 06:00 pm Details

    The largest church in the town of Monien, Saint Girons de Monien took about 70 years and seven generations of men to construct. It was built in the honour of Saint Girons who was one among the seven h...Read more

  4. The Cathedral Of Lescar

    #4 of 12 Historical Places in Pau
    The Cathedral Of Lescar

    Tags: Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: Lescar, 64230, Pyrenees-Atlantiques

    Built in one of the oldest towns of Europe, the first human traces in Lescar dates as far back as 2500 BC. The Cathedral, which is now a National Monument, was constructed by Bishop Guy de Lons somewh...Read more

  5. Church Of Morlaas

    #5 of 12 Historical Places in Pau
    Church Of Morlaas

    Tags: Religious Site, Architecture , Cathedral

    Address: Sainte Foy, 64160 Morlaas

    Timings: 07:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    The Church of Morlaas was built sometime during the 11th and 12th century. It is dedicated to Saint Foy, a young girl saint who was arrested and tortured to death by the Roman Empire during the 2nd ce...Read more

  6. Villa Lawrance And The Museum Of Resistance And Deportation

    #6 of 12 Historical Places in Pau
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    Tags: Museum, Architecture , Specialty Museum, Heritage Building

    Address: Villa Lawrence, 68, rue Montpensier, 64000 Pau

    Timings: 02:30 pm - 06:00 pm Details

    Unlike most Villas in France Villa Lawrance is unique for its blend of Flemish and Germanic architecture. It was built by the Schlumberger Family from Alsace in 1855 and was later bought by the Lawran...Read more

  7. Pau Gelos Stud Farm

    #7 of 12 Historical Places in Pau
    Pau Gelos Stud Farm

    Tags: Historical Site, Nature, Exhibition , Heritage Building

    Address: Les Amis du Haras National de Pau Gelos, 1 rue du Marechal Leclerc, 64110, Gelos

    Timings: 02:00 pm - 06:00 pm Details

    A superb countryside farm situated in Gelos built by Napolean Bonaparte during 1808 mainly to house military stallions. With beautiful rustic barns giving a very earthly feel the farm is a home to man...Read more

  8. Castle Of Morlanne

    #8 of 12 Historical Places in Pau
    Castle Of Morlanne

    Tags: Castle, Historical Site, Photo Gallery, Exhibition

    Address: Carrere du Château, 64370 Morlanne, Aquitaine, France

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Like its fortified counterpart, The Castle of Montaner, The castle of Morlanne was built by the orders of Gaston Febus, the Count of Foix, for his brother Arnaud Guilhem around 1373. He took to streng...Read more

  9. Saint Martin De Pau Church

    #9 of 12 Historical Places in Pau
    Saint Martin De Pau Church

    Tags: Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: Eglise Saint Martin, 3, rue Gontaut-de-Biron, 64000 Pau

    Timings: 08:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Built originally between 1468 and 1472 opposite Chateau de Pau, the church became too small as time went by and the population of the town of Pau grew. After years of debate the church was rebuilt in ...Read more

  10. Saint Pierre De Pau Church

    #10 of 12 Historical Places in Pau
    Saint Pierre De Pau Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Outdoors, Architecture

    Address: 2, avenue Schuman, 64000 Pau

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    One of the prime examples of modern catholic architecture, Saint Pierre de Pau was built entirely by grey concrete and slates. Many visitors are surprised to find an octagonal shaped church. Also the ...Read more

  11. Anglican Church Of Saint Andrew's Of Pau

    #11 of 12 Historical Places in Pau
    Anglican Church Of Saint Andrew's Of Pau

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Outdoors, Educational Site

    Address: St Andrew’s Churh 8, rue O’Quin, 64000 Pau

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The city of Pau once had three Angilican churches, two of which no longer remain in their original form except for Saint Andrew’s. It was built in 1888 and till now continues to be at thriving p...Read more

  12. Betharram Caves

    #12 of 12 Historical Places in Pau
    Betharram Caves

    Tags: Outdoors, Cave, Educational Site, Historical Site

    Address: Leon Ross et des Grottes, 65270 Saint-Pe-de-Bigorre, France

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Discovered as far back as 1819, by and Old guard of Napoleon, the caves began to attract tourists and other naturalists form 1836. It is only in 1847 Leo Ross installed roads to facilitate access, ins...Read more

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