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Sightseeing in Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Castle
“Not so many cities of these days have a castle from the Middle Ages in their center..... we have :)”
69 locals recommend
Historic Site
“The Belfry is one of the 3 towers that defines the skyline of Gent. During a visit, you'll discover its history and ends all the way up for an amazing view over the city.”
29 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Monument préféré des français... Et c'est aussi le bureau de l'office du tourisme d'Arras !”
13 locals recommend
Historic Site
“La vielle ville de Boulogne et sa cathédrale sont des lieux à voir absolument.”
19 locals recommend
History Museum
“The completely new permanent exhibition (opening 11 June 2012) tells the story of the Great War. A must visit when coming to Ypres”
12 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Wellington Quarry, today in the middle of the town of Arras, is a former underground quarry dating back to the Middle Ages and Roman times. During WWI New Zealanders in particular expanded the network of tunnels and rooms creating an underground city used by forces of the British Empire and Commonwealth, During the Battle of Arras 1917, it was used for the Allied offensive which was launched in the early hours of 9 April 1917 when 24,000 men surged out from their underground hiding places. Very emotional feeling at the exit.”
9 locals recommend
Cemetery
“Tyne Cot Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery and Memorial to the Missing is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) burial ground for the dead of the First World War in the Ypres Salient on the Weste”
6 locals recommend
Historic Site
“La citadelle d'Arras est construite par Vauban de 1668 à 1672, pour défendre la place d'Arras. Elle est inscrite au patrimoine mondial de l'Unesco”
9 locals recommend
Church
“Sculptures médiévales, peintures des Pays-Bas et tableaux français du XVIIe siècle (parmi lesquels un ensemble unique de grands formats, la "salle des Mays"), céramiques du XVIIIe siècle (porcelaines d'Arras et de Tournai), peinture du XIXe siècle (dont l'école d'Arras), plan-relief de la ville daté de 1716 en constituent les points forts. On mentionnera enfin les ensembles conservés en réserves relevant de différents autres domaines : arts graphiques, photographie, ethnographie, exotica, monnaies, sceaux, histoire naturelle... Outre son riche fonds de collections, un autre atout de l'établissement est le bâtiment qui l'abrite depuis près de deux siècles, l'abbaye bénédictine Saint-Vaast, qu”
9 locals recommend
Church
“Monument incontournable et spectaculaire par sa taille, de la Ville de Mons, dont la sainte est célébrée chaque année. ”
6 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Fantastic exhibition about the work of tunnel digger from new Zealand who dig 22 km of tunnel to protect troops and bring them to enemies position by surprise during the WWI”
4 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Elle a été érigée en hommage aux soldats flamands tombés pendant la Première Guerre mondiale. Durant la Seconde Guerre mondiale, la Tour de l’Yser est devenue le symbole de la collaboration. https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tour_de_l%27Yser ”
4 locals recommend
Historic Site
3 locals recommend
Historic Site
“La villa Cavrois à Croix, dans le département du Nord, est une commande de Paul Cavrois, industriel roubaisien du textile, à l'architecte parisien Robert Mallet-Stevens.”
6 locals recommend
Historic Site
“this UNESCO-listed beguinage is so peaceful and quiet... and barely a tourist to see.”
10 locals recommend
Castle
“If your kids want to see a real castle, this one is still inhabited by a count, Count Henri T'Kint de Roodenbeke. http://ooidonk.be/en/”
7 locals recommend