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Quartier de la Boucherie

Rue de la Boucherie, 87000 Limoges, France
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Ranked #6 of 26 attractions in Limoges
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
Most recent review
- Feb 8, 2014
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Devon, Uk
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Like walking through the ages as you wander along the alley ways and small streets a quick look up reveals an amazing array of Middle Ages style houses and buildings. If your in Limoges take a walk and see then visit some of the many small restaurants and cafés to take in the atmosphere.

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Balledent, France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

If you don't see anything else in Limoges you must see this area. Full of character with it's timbered buildings and cobbled narrow streets.

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562 reviews 562 reviews
381 attraction reviews
417 helpful votes 417 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

This is an area of medieval half timbered streets and cobbled streets in the centre of Limoges.Nothing much happening when i visited,maybe due to the rain and it being outside the tourists season.

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Central Coast, NSW
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

We spent an enjoyable hour or so wandering around this area, and stopping to have a drink. Don't miss a visit to the little chapel dedicated to butchers...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

OK, so if you are European, maybe this is not all that great; but for someone from the US where not many things are even 200 years old, much less 600 years old, it was pretty amazing. A lot of these old timbered buildings that lean and look super old, yet people still live in them right in the heart... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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105 reviews 105 reviews
53 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

We were disappointed by our visit here. We visited around 4pm but only a few shops were open. We felt there was not a lot to see. There was not a lot on offer as a visual experience and, if you have visted Strasbourg to see similar architecture, you may well be as disappointed as we were.

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

A lovley part of downton Limoges. Well worth a stroll through while exploring Limoges. The old buildings house some fantastic resteraunts and cafes .

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
13 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

We went here having been trapped by the noon-time shutdown of the town; everything but the restaurants was closed! The buildings were unique and lovely to look at. Also, the chapel in the center of the quarter is well worth a visit. Unfortunately, we couldn't see the displays of the old butcher equipment -- everything was closed for lunch. I... More

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Top Contributor
130 reviews 130 reviews
50 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

Being from a Medieval English town, it was fascinating to see this beautiful Medieval quarter in Limoges, as the buildings are quite big for English standards. Just gorgeous.

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Chateauponsac, France
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

This is a 'must' if you are in Limoges. The area is full of ancient timbered buildings, (would be Tudor if the UK) tiny little roads even tinier church, a real step back in time.

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