"Moscow-Metz" Top 5 Page for this destination Metz by Kuznetsov_Sergey
Metz Travel Guide: 186 reviews and 584 photos
The French frontier city Metz is located on Moselle river. It is the large center of the Department of Moselle and the capital of the province of Lorraine. The city has the rich history - about two thousand years. It is very green city with set of parks and squares.
The bell tower, pulled down in the 16th century, was rebuilt in 1887.
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Metz is located near to the three borders: Germany, Luxembourg and Belgium, it easy to submit up Paris - only 300 km. Its streets are very good for slow walks. The city stands on Moselle river and is crowded by channels. Therefore the first, that is evident - a citadel with the German gate. The Tamplier's chapel of the XIII century towers in the same place. The gloomy German architecture contrasts with habitual French - St. Etienne Cathedral, Church Sen Pierre and others.
The Museums "La Cour d'Or" reflect perfectly well the wealthy historical patrimony of Metz. From the Roman time to the Renaissance, from the roman baths to the famous storage facility of Chèvremont (15th century), the Museums shelter surprising treasures like the painted gothic wooden ceilings (13th century), the Chancel of Saint-Pierre-aux-Nonnains - a stone balustrade considered as one of the most important stone-works of early Middle-Age in France.
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