"A Quiet City Now A University Town" Top 5 Page for this destination Pau by hquittner
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From the center of the city there is a Promenade from which there is a grand view of the Pyreness to the south. Near the walk is a grand chateau of the 14C which was converted into a Palace in the Renaissance and then modernized in the middle of the 19C.
In the 19C this was place for rich English sportsmen to enjoy, but recently what attracted us was a visit to enjoy looking at our favorite of all Degas paintings.
- Pros:A Beautiful View of the Pyrenees
- Cons:No Longer A Vacation Destination
- In a nutshell:A Quietly Growing City
There was not much of interest in the Church of St. Martin other than that it large and close by the Chateau. It is, I... more travel advice
The Continental is as central as a central as a hotel can be in Pau. We stayed there for two nights and were graciously... more travel advice
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