Lille Things to Do

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  • 1. Place du General de Gaulle - Grande Place

    The official name of this square is the Place du Général-de-Gaulle, but most people still call it Grand’Place. It is the traditional main square of Lille and is now largely car-free, with only one...

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  • 2. Palais des Beaux Arts

    4 out of 5 stars

    At the edge of the old town of Lille is the Palais des Beaux -Arts with us also known as the Museum of Fine Arts in Lille, this beautiful old museum has a wonderful collection of over 650 paintings...

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  • 3. Architecture

    The Citadel of Lille is one of the most important works of Vauban, out dozens of citadels this is famous French engineering had built, the twelve most authentic and best preserved in the world...

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  • 4. Vielle Bourse

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    It used to be an Old Stock Exchange Building located between La Grand 'Place and La Place du theater and is built from 1652 -1653 The building in Baroque style seems to be a whole however, it consists...

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  • 5. Notre Dame De La Treille

    Is a Gothic Revival style the most striking of the church building is very modern, but also very simple, gray, western section the façade evokes the Gothic in memory with lines like silhouettes of big...

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  • 6. Opera House

    Located next to Chambre de Commerce this was closed for the fourth times for renovation and opened its doors in late 2003 again On top of the Opera House you can see the statue of Apollo with nine...

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  • 7. Chamber of Commerce

    This is not a common building in the city but surely is one of the most photographed building in Lille where each visitors attracted to his unique style Built by the Flemish architect Louis-Marie...

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  • 8. Hospice Comtesse

    4 out of 5 stars

    As the name implies, this is a street where a mint (in the sense of minting coins) once stood. This is one of the oldest streets in Lille and still has a number of historic buildings, some in good...

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  • 9. Zoo

    Located in the grounds of the Citadelle, the zoo is Lille's most popular attraction with 1.2 million visitors annually. The Zoo is free and houses about 400 animals representing 80 different species:...

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  • 10. Place Rihour

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Nice little square 200 metres from Grand Place.There are cafes , a metro station, Palais Rihour and tourist office where you can buy the Lille city pass. The city pass gets free entry to 27 tourist...

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  • 11. Bois De Boulogne

    Wander and enjoy this lovely park in the heart of the city. If you are lucky, like we were, there will be a funfair. Great fun to watch others! On a Sunday afternoon, the park's zoo is full of...

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  • 12. Porte de Paris

    Porte de paris is gebouwd met de conceptie van lodewijk XIV. Hij hield erg veel van kleuren en men gebruikte dus meer goud , geel blauw rood voor la porte de paris. Vroeger was het porte des malades...

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  • 13. Place du Theatre

    Just off the Grance Place there is a Chinese looking building, that looks quite of of place in a city like Lille, but still was nice to see it there. It was part of a cultural exhibition in 2004 as it...

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  • 14. Tourist Information Office

    The Lille Tourist Office is located in the former gothic chapel of a 15th century palace built by the Duke Philippe the Good of Burgundy (Palais Rihour). Most of this building was badly damaged by...

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  • 15. Euralille

    3 out of 5 stars

    Euralille station: Not only for take the train! Lille is at the heart of the European network of Trains to Big Speed (TGV) and one decided to re-use 120 hectares of military domain for the creation...

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  • 16. The Ski Boot

    Christian de Portzamparc was the architecht of this very modern new landmark of Lille. The L-Shaped Credit Lyonnais Tower, better known as the -ski boot-, perches above the Eurostar station, so its...

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  • 17. Rue Faidherbe

    Along the streets Stroll alongside the streets, the nose in the air. Leave to travel your eyes on the façades indicating the rich one passed Lille to the research of some picturesque detail....

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  • 18. Hotel de Ville

    Take a trip to top of the town hall tower. There is a small entrance fee. The first part is a climb of about 80 steps up to the lift. The stairs are about at the top of the square part of the bottom...

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  • 19. Porte de Gand

    Porte de Gand On the end the street of Gand, where one finds many restaurants. This is all what remains of the walls and dates back to 1617 (Spanish period) The façade offers to the visitor an...

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  • 20. Rang de Beauregard

    Opposite the New Stock Exchange stands a row of houses built in 1687 in the typical beautiful French style. Notice the toller on the house on the left corner. Not to be seen on the pic, but you can...

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  • 21. General de Gaulle Museum

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Northwest of the old city and slightly north of the Citadel is the birthpace of the late President de Gaulle (whom the large international airport in Roissy is named after - many people know it as...

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  • 22. P'tit Quinquin

    Le p’tit quinquin A lullaby for children but also a symbol of the culture and identity of the people of the North and of their languages. This is a creation of the poet Desrousseaux ( from...

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  • 23. Place Louis de Bettignies

    Until the 18th century, this place was a bustling little harbour. It was the river Deule that brought the boats up till here. Nowadays, there is nothing that reminds you of the harbour. There are some...

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  • 24. Vieux Lille

    The architecture in Lille is highly variable and the old town (Vieux Lille) has a medieval character while the center doing too much more modern Vieux Lille, the old center of Lille has a medieval...

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  • 25. Vauban’s Citadel

    After besieging, conquering and occupying the city of Lille in 1667, the French King Louis XIV immediately decided to fortify the city with the intention of...

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