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Esplanade d'Europe

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Neighbourhood: Comédie
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Address: Montpellier, France
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City amphitheatre

Esplanade de l'Europe is a huge amphitheatre of buildings located just before the river Lez. If you are coming from Antigone, simply keep walking on the main street crossing the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Monza, Italy
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Monza, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Esplanade de l'Europe is a huge amphitheatre of buildings located just before the river Lez. If you are coming from Antigone, simply keep walking on the main street crossing the area, and you'll find yourself into the amphitheatre and in front of a good copy of the Nike of Samothrace, standing right in the middle of the square. The amphitheatre... More 

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Sudbury, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This was our meeting place for the kick off to our wine tour. We got here early in case there was anything worth seeing. Wow. What a surprise. Along the banks of the river, it is a very picturesque setting with beautiful water fountains and outstanding architecture. The is a mall at the end as well.with all kinds of restaurants... More 

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Kfar Saba, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

The whole city section and the new city center of Montpellier is a very interesting architectural creation, worthwhile visiting. The buildings, the garden that surround them are creating a special feeling.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

I had a couple of hours spare so I walked in am easterly direction from the Place de la Comedie. The buildings are impressive! I spent time trying to spot the bicycles stuck to the walls... The buildings are well spaced out...Plenty of greenery and fountains and canals... An architect's dream!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

It is big, it is good place for a walk but it could be renovates at this stage. If you are already in Montpellier you should visit this.

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

New but seems older. Great for strolling around & so accessible by tram. Airport bus just around the corner. Great shelter throughout

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Esplanade d'Eutope is a part of Antigone district. History of Antigone started in1978 when the city acquired land belonging to the military. New district was designed by well known architect. The outcome is amazing. Must visit in Montpellier.

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Finland, Europe
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

If You already have seen most central places in Montpellier then have a walk from Place de la Comedie to Esplanade d'Europe. Funny architecture, huge living complexes - one guide said that the appartments are dedicated to more low-key people. At the end of the Esplande is a huge Square and the river.

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Farnham Common, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

If you are feeling a bit oppressed by the city, take a 15 minute walk from the Place de Comedie through the Antigone area to get to the river. A few restaurants and bars, but mostly relaxing by the river.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

Break up your day by walking through the Polygone shopping centre to Antigone - Esplanade d'Europe located here. Less busy than old Montpellier with restaurants, markets and vendors along the way

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