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"Place de la République" Top 5 Page for this destination Rennes Things to Do Tip by Mikebond

Rennes Things to Do: 63 reviews and 131 photos

  Palais du Commerce
by Mikebond
  • Palais du Commerce - Rennes
      Palais du Commerce
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  • the dome of Palais du Commerce - Rennes
      the dome of Palais du Commerce
    by Mikebond

Place de la République lies to the South of Place de la Mairie; pedestrian Rue d'Orléans links up the two squares.
When you arrive in Place de la République, you will certainly see the Palais du Commerce built by Jean-Baptiste Martenot between 1886 and 1929. Nowadays it houses the General Post Office, but it is quite fun to learn that it was conceived in order to hide the lower town, which was not so beautiful as the city centre.

Directions: to the South of Place de la Mairie

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Apr 2, 2006
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