Porte de France

Cultural heritage : Site et monument historiques
Patrimoine historique

Built in 1620, today, it is the monument to the soldiers killed in WWI & WWII. It was part of the fortified walls built by Lesdiguières in the 17th century and opened onto the road towards Lyon. Admire the sculptures of military trophies on the façade, created by Lesdiguières’ favorite sculptor Jacob Richier.

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Free access.

Opening periods

All year round, daily.

Equipments and characteristics

  • Pets refused
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Tramway E, arrêt Esplanade-centre

  • Latitude: 45.192148
  • longitude: 5.720434


  • En ville
  • Centre ville
  • Arrêt de transport en commun à moins de 500 m
  • Arrêt de bus à moins de 500 m

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