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Esplanade d'Europe

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Address: Montpellier, France
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New Montpellier

New but seems older. Great for strolling around & so accessible by tram. Airport bus just around the corner. Great shelter throughout

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Delford M
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Cork, Ireland
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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

New but seems older. Great for strolling around & so accessible by tram. Airport bus just around the corner. Great shelter throughout

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Esplanade d'Eutope is a part of Antigone district. History of Antigone started in1978 when the city acquired land belonging to the military. New district was designed by well known architect. The outcome is amazing. Must visit in Montpellier.

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Finland, Europe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

If You already have seen most central places in Montpellier then have a walk from Place de la Comedie to Esplanade d'Europe. Funny architecture, huge living complexes - one guide said that the appartments are dedicated to more low-key people. At the end of the Esplande is a huge Square and the river.

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Farnham Common, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

If you are feeling a bit oppressed by the city, take a 15 minute walk from the Place de Comedie through the Antigone area to get to the river. A few restaurants and bars, but mostly relaxing by the river.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Break up your day by walking through the Polygone shopping centre to Antigone - Esplanade d'Europe located here. Less busy than old Montpellier with restaurants, markets and vendors along the way

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Donnybrook, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

It wasnt what I had expected and it just seemed so different from the place we were staying in and around (Gambetta).Its Montpelliers beginning of its modern move, obviously Pablo Picaso area and the Expo area are the new age of Montpellier, but this must have been controversial in its day. The sheer expanse of building in a huge semi... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

We walked around here and it's just a beautiful area. Would highly suggest it. It's accessible by the blue line 1, Leon Blum , Place de'l Europe or Antigone. Go for a walk and explore the lovely fountains and the arching buildings and the new mixing with the old. Absolutely loved it

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Hangzhou, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Walked around this area several times. Nice architecture, a great little market area during the day, and wonderfully lit up at night

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Barcelona, Spain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

When I heard this area had been designed by a Catalan architect I was ready to be amazed. Instead this area resembles a group of monolithic Soviet era structures devoid of any personality. It is the complete opposite of the old town.

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

I just love walking through here. There are a few excellent hotels near here, I always stay in this part of Montpellier & walk through here several times a day & never get bored. There are cafe/bar's aplenty,some small shops. It has a lovely atmosphere & is en route to the large shopping centre, what's not to love about that?.

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