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One of the remaining old city gates

One of the remaining old city gates of the city. Marking the conquering by Napoleon III, the gate... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dan K
,
The Hague, The Netherlands
A nice gate

A nice gate to visit. Near the belfry and there is also a good cafe on the corner opposite to take... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Steve_Grant1
,
Oldham, United Kingdom
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“minute walk” (3 reviews)
“victory” (4 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the remaining old city gates of the city. Marking the conquering by Napoleon III, the gate is decorated with heralding angels and Roman gods. We passed if on our city tour and saw it from the top of the Beffroi de Lille.

Thank Dan K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice gate to visit. Near the belfry and there is also a good cafe on the corner opposite to take refreshments or lunch.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is worth the walk to see this beautiful gateway. It is not far from the city centre and there is a large park just south of it as well. If you are heading to the Beffroi and city hall it is right there.

Thank Annette M
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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Located a very short distance from the Beffroi Tower overlooking Lille city, the Porte de Paris is a very grand and impressive landmark which celebrates Louis XVI’s taking of the Lille. Very impressive architecture. The shape of the landmark is circular, and really only requires...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

It was a small part of Paris, surronded with typical flamandrian style buildings - their Rathhaus. We was in winter, I think duringthe summer it will look like morenicely

Thank Марина А
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

Worth a look-see. The gate is one of two (I think) left standing and is a miniature Arche de Triomphe.

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

It's right next to the belfry at the Town Hall so worth a look, particularly in the early morning sun.

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Fantastic architecture, if you get a map from your hotel make sure you include this possibly on route to the Art Gallery.

Thank MandM5960
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

A good item to twin with a visit to the Belfry, the arch is very impressive, in really good condition and interesting to have a 10 minute walk around to see the commemorative figures on the arch celebrating the city victory.

Thank Alan H
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

This place doesn't really show much. It is right by the tower, that's why we went to see it. It has pretty garden hedges surrounding it but isn't really worth a whole separate visit.

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