Toulon 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 Toulon one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Toulon 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 Toulon 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 Toulon. Explore the historical monuments of Toulon with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Toulon guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Toulon page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Toulon landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Toulon.
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Boulevard de Strasbourg, 83000 Toulon, France
09:30 am - 06:00 pm
It was a pity before that the opera house used to be open to visitors for shows only. No longer – entry to the venue is now free and you don’t even have to buy a ticket to the show. But buy one anyway because it is still worth it - the performances are terrific and intense.
It’s a beautiful building, designed by Garnier in the 19t...
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Place de la Liberte 83000 Toulon, France
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
This place was commissioned in 1858 by the Toulon Ministry of War. It’s said to represent the spirit of modern Toulon, but it wasn’t until 1889 that it became known as Freedom Square. The highlights here are:
The Grand Hotel – Once requisitioned by occupying forces in WWII, the building now holds the Liberty theatre.
Tower of the...
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Boulevard General Leclerc, 83000 Toulon, France
09:00 am - 07:00 pm
In 1850, when the city with expanding, it really seriously considered the need for a green space. Thus, the Garden was born, and named in honour of King Alexander of Yugoslavia. Here you can find:
A band stand
Two children’s playgrounds
A fish pond
The door of the Church of Our Lady of Courtine in Six-Fours
A statue of the sculptor Pierre Pu...
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Place Raimu Square, Toulon, France
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
It’s a charming enough square, but the highlight is definitely the statue right in the middle of it. Two seated sculptures are playing cards against each other, and your tourist bucket list absolutely demands that you click a picture of them with you in it.
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Avenue de la Tour Royale 83000, Toulon
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
This landmark historical monument is one of the city’s most enduring sights. Believed to be dating back to the 16th century, built by King Louis the XII, this is a classic example of a Torrioni, a round tower with cannon, constructed around Renaissance Italy. 60 m in diameter, and 7 m thick, the fort has a long military history. This is descr...
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55 Place de la Cathedrale, 83000 Toulon, France
07:30 am - 05:00 pm
It took a long time to build this Roman Catholic Monument, from the 11th century to the 18th century. There used to be a Cathedral here in the fifth century, but nothing remains of it now. Over the centuries, the cathedral acquired several additions, such as:
Chapel of Saint Joseph
The clock tower, with an iron campanile
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Place Louis Blanc, 83000 Toulon, France
10:00 am - 08:00 pm
This Romanand Piedmontese Baroque Catholic church was constructed in 1744 on the site of a former royal castle. Its highlights are:
An unusually flat ceiling.
An 18th century polychrome marble altar.