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Amazing place to visit.

A beautiful example of the old meeting the new. The architecture and history is beautiful and very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jenkoandjo
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Ballina, Australia
Still standing

The fact that these building are still standing is a testament to their sturdy construction. Some... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
michael_smith56
,
Puyallup, Washington
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Historic walking area showcases 16th-century buildings and interesting museums.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good40%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“old town” (7 reviews)
“town centre” (2 reviews)
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Vannes, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful example of the old meeting the new. The architecture and history is beautiful and very interesting. Amazing shops and cafes.

Thank jenkoandjo
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

The fact that these building are still standing is a testament to their sturdy construction. Some of the buildings are showing their age, and one can image the extensive renovations, maintenance required to keep the building is good shape for the tourists to admire. If...More

1  Thank michael_smith56
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Place Henri IV is easy to access on foot from anywhere in the town centre and is essential viewing if you like historical architecture. You'll often overhear Brits saying "oooh...it's just like York". No it's not. It's French and it's very different.

1  Thank Chris B
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

It is small but historical. Old fachwerk houses are giving very good picture of medieval look of the city. My wife shot few very nice photos.

Thank Rexonaut
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Vannes is a very beautiful town and this is one of the best parts. A very wonderful place. The buildings are so nice just strolling through the town at a leisurely pace is the best thing to do.

Thank Howard-Liverpool
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We absolutely loved this colorful square lined with architecture hundreds of years old but perfectly curated and coordinated with bright colors. It was a very cool surprise to stumble into this.

Thank Rosana T
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

The old town was tiny, the place had many old buildings but the exterior paint work confused me, they looked like some fake movie setting. Especially in this little square.

Thank rebecca m
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

Very near to the centre of vannes. Walking through the old lanes with beautiful midevial age houses make the experience more enriched. The colorful houses looks magnificent!

Thank nusrat_ali
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

Place Henri IV is near the centre of this wonderful old Breton town .We stayed 2 days and this was about right for out of season. Place is an excellent focus point for walking around Town and has a range of interesting shops and nearby...More

1  Thank nickpickles
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

As shown in this picture, Place Henry IV is a true miror of the old times. "Ancient elegance", I would define it.

Thank Meir G
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