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Place Saint-Louis

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Address: Metz, France
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Main city square that is characterized by medieval storefronts around its...

Main city square that is characterized by medieval storefronts around its perimeter.

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essential on a visit to Metz

I loved the architecture especially the arched colonnades with their little shops, bars, cafes and restaurants within. The cobbled trapezoid 'square' evocative of the middle... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2017
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Newport, S.wales
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Bern, Switzerland
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125 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favourite squares here, very cosy and with an Italian atmosphere. On Sunday / Monday, however, the square was not really busy, most of the restaurants were closed.

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Miami, Florida
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411 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is kind of strange now that I am far away to review this place. I used to live 100 meters from Place Saint-Louis. It was indeed many years ago. Place Saint Louis is a must see in Metz. It is an old medieval square from the Middle Ages. It is surrounded by cafes, restaurants and shops. Back 10 to... More 

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Newport, S.wales
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

I loved the architecture especially the arched colonnades with their little shops, bars, cafes and restaurants within. The cobbled trapezoid 'square' evocative of the middle ages and surely witness to many a market, fayre or perhaps historic civil uprising, but currently focused on an antique Merry-go-round festively illuminated. The several bars here serve a huge array of potent Belgian beers... More 

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Nashville
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50 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous Italianate plaza on the eastern side of the old city. Cool eateries and wine spots that are frequented by locals.

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Thank Bhaskar M
Maarheeze, The Netherlands
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24 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Place Saint-Louis is always buzzing. The arcades are reminiscent of the squares and public monuments of the Italy. It is filled with places to wine and dine or simply a cup of coffee.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

We love coming to Metz and walking in its old streets. It has an authentic feeing, mainly French with a touch of German heritage. The locals are very friendly and hospitable. The food is outstanding. We love coming here just before Christmas and it has a special feeing especially with kids. We have been coming here for the last four... More 

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 December 2015

Visited whilst touring the christmas markets in Metz. As it was early in the morning it was not too busy and you could walk around very easily. Lots of stall selling tradition gifts an chocolates. Plenty of places to eat though we had been to the cafe Le Rubis in the square which is excellent. There Is a great christmas... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Reviewed 15 November 2015

This place is in the historic heart of Metz, on this square is a nice park; Metz has a flair of smal Paris, there are nice terraces and cafés; in front you find une Galerie Lafayette.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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98 reviews
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Reviewed 27 October 2015

La Place St Louis is a typical urban square about two block from the Metz cathedral. With a good number of bars, cafes, restaurants and a handful of shopping establishments, it is a good place to grab a bite and a drink after a solemn visit to the cathedral of Metz. Not quite a tourist trap but as close to... More 

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Renkum, the Netherlands
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Reviewed 16 September 2015

This is a beautiful square, which gives a good impression of the historic heart of Metz. Its facades and square make it a special ensembe, which makes it a pleasant place for a walk.

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