Théâtre SébastopolPlace Sébastopolcity walls of LillePrefecture hotel of NordRépublique - Beaux-Artsplace de la RépubliquePalais des Beaux-Arts de LilleHôtel des Postes de LilleHôtel des Cariatides
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Verborgen Schatten: Een Ontdekkingstocht Door Historisch Lille

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An audio guided tour by Ryan Multilingual, The Tourist

Welcome to Lille! On this GPS guided audio tour, we will visit 9 stops on a route of 1.36km. This tour focusses mainly on general tourism.

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Théâtre Sébastopol
Sight A theatre with 1,350 seats, known for its good visibility and acoustic quality, hosting various performances, concerts, and shows throughout the year.
Théâtre Sébastopol
Place Sébastopol
Sight A square named after the Siege of Sebastopol during the Crimean War, perapeting the memory of the historical event.
Place Sébastopol
city walls of Lille
Sight The city walls of Lille, also known as enceinte, are an ancient ensemble of fortifications that protected the city from the Middle Ages to the 20th century. The walls underwent several modifications and additions over the years to accommodate the city's growth.
city walls of Lille
Prefecture hotel of Nord
Sight A French Prefecture Hotel, built between 1865 and 1874, consisting of mixed-use buildings hosting the prefect's residence, event spaces, and administrative offices. The structure is designed in a classical "H-plan" arrangement with a central pavilion and north and south wings.
Prefecture hotel of Nord
République - Beaux-Arts
Sight A Beaux-Arts style underground station in Lille, offering three levels, protected access ways, and two elevators. The station has been modernized with improved lighting and will feature extended quays to accommodate four-car trains by 2023.
République - Beaux-Arts
place de la République
Sight A square in the heart of Lille, initially named "Place Napoléon-III", created in 1858 on the city's extended fortifications.
place de la République
Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille
Art Museum Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille is an art museum housing an impressive collection of 17th-century paintings, including works by Rubens, Van Dyck, and Jordaens, as well as other European masters. The museum also features prints, drawings, and antiquities from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance.
Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille
Hôtel des Postes de Lille
Sight A historic building, Hôtel des Postes de Lille, features lourdes colonnes, a balustrade, and a central pavilion with cariatides and a decorated cupola. The building was originally designed for the chemin de fer du Nord-Central and today serves as an administrative and residential complex.
Hôtel des Postes de Lille
Hôtel des Cariatides
Sight A revenue house, Hôtel des Cariatides, is a grand residential building constructed in 1899 to a prestigious commission, featuring a Beaux-Arts style façade with colonnes, sculptures, and mosaïques, and two cariatides supporting a balcony.
Hôtel des Cariatides

About this Tour ℹ

Stops
9
Walking time
16 min
Average Rating
-
Language
nl-BE
Distance
1.36km

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