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Place Henri IV

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Address: Vannes, France

Historic walking area showcases 16th-century buildings and interesting...

Historic walking area showcases 16th-century buildings and interesting museums.

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Heart of the center historique

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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 14, 2016
Meir G
Ness Ziona, Israel
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Ness Ziona, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 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
London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Lovely city, walking and lots to see. Visit the church, gardens and creperie! Parking was okay but can get busy.

Thank Blondegal71
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Kids wanted to spend holiday money......plenty of interesting shops to do so. Beautiful buildings with a lovely quayside view

Thank lezzandy
Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

Old Breton architecture, stone street, souvenir shops, Breton stripes style shops and delicious restaurant...all of that and more you will find in the old town of Vannes.

Thank bst77
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

Stayed only a Little time but the the old Town was so pretty. Narrow streets with a lot of shops and restaurants. Very pretty

Thank patweis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

The old town is gorgeous, so many beauty buildings to see, lovely quirky streets and shops/cafes. If you are in Vannes on a Wednesday or a Saturday be sure to visit the outdoor market, it is an assault on the senses!

Thank Judy M
Bath, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016

Vannes is a small City but has some great places to walk and visit these lovely old streets...stop for a coffee, drink or Galette!

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2016

This is free just to be there. Take lots of photos and enjoy the wonderful shops all around. When we visited, there was a large public market there and the surrounding area. The food was amazing!!! Oddly enough, the public market "closed" by the time we got back there around 2pm--like it never existed. This was during the weekday so... More 

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County Offaly, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

Worth a visit if in Vannes. Beautiful medieval buildings. Really enjoyed strolling around here. Great spot for photographs.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2015

The ancient Vannes center is sited on a hill top where very well preserved buildings and houses surround the Place Henri IV. At one corner one could see the wood bust of Vanne and his wife who one believe were the former properties of the XVI century pub.

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