Grande Place, Lille
Rising from the center square in Grande Place is the "Column of the Goddess," sculpted by Théophile Bra in 1842. Unlike many central plazas, this is not centered around a church or a belfry, making the statue the square's primary feature. The sculpture is a memorial of the Siege of 1792, when the Austrian army bombarded the city for nine days and nights, until determined citizens formed a resistance to stop the siege. You'll find quaint boutiques, artistic cartouches, and bustling markets housed in 17th-century buildings surrounding the square. Find out how to plan Lille trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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Hyper centre de Lille ,place mythique,autrefois place de la déesse... Place surtout piétonne (parking souterrain) qui fait corps avec sa petite sœur place Rihour .La grand place est le lieu favori des... more »Hyper Center of Lille, mythical place, once the place of the goddess... Mostly pedestrian square (underground parking) which is the body with its little sister place Rihour. The Grand place is the favourite place of the Lille! Beautiful Flemish architecture (old purse + + +). As the weather is mild, take a pot on the terrace (a beer from the Hauts de France, of course!)
L’architecture du Nord, et plus spécifiquement l’architecture flamande est là… Très bel endroit...Immeubles d’habitation, commerce, brasserie ou autre, c’est seulement magnifique. more »The architecture of the North, and more specifically the Flemish architecture is there... Very nice place... Apartment buildings, trade, brewery or other, it's only beautiful.
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