With a population of almost 220 000 inhabitants, thanks to the recent addition of the town of Lomme, Lille claims its place as the tenth largest city and fourth largest metropolis (1.9 million inhabitants including 700 000 over the Belgian border) in France.
France during de Gaulle's teenage years was a divided society, with many developments which were unwelcome to the de Gaulle family: the growth of socialism and syndicalism, the legal separation of Church and State in 1905, and the reduction in the term of military service to two years in the same year.
The Citadel of Lille (French: Citadelle de Lille; Dutch: Citadel van Rijsel) is a pentagonal citadel of the city wall of Lille, in France. It was built between 1667-1670. It hosts the Corps de réaction rapide France. Dubbed "Queen of the citadels" (Reine des citadelles) by Vauban, it is one of the most notable citadels designed by Vauban.
Garden classified with the Garden Vauban, contemporary garden with the Garden of the Giants and many others will amaze you with their richness and diversity. And it is on the ramparts of the Citadel Park, a vast green lung of Lille, you will encounter Soay sheep and cows Highland Castle.
Heron Parc is an outdoor retail destination located at Villeneuve D’Ascq in Lille. At 42,500 sq m it incorporates a 2,800 seat, 12 screen UGC cinema, as well as approximately 15,500 sq m of retail let to several well-known retail operators in France including Objet & Companie (part of Leroy Merlin Group), La Grande Récré, Go Sport, Darty, Milonga, Yougs and Cultura.
The Hospice Comtesse or Hospice Notre-Dame is a 17th-century hospice on Rue de la Monnaie in the Old Town area of Lille, France, first built in 1236 by Joan, Countess of Flanders. It is now a museum on the history of the hospice. The museum's collections include ceramics, paintings and furniture.
LILLE - HOSPICE COMTESSE MUSEUM : Located in the heart of Old Lille, the museum is housed in the hospital which was founded in 1237 by the Countess Jeanne de Flandre and which remained in service until 1939. The present buildings date back to the 15th, 17th and 18th centuries. They consist of a hospital ward with a panelled barrel vault ceiling, a chapel decorated with the coats of arms of the ...
Tri Postal, Vieux Lille, Av Willy Brandt (03.20.14.47.60/www.mairie-lille.fr). Tickets prices vary. Ever since Lille 2004, the monster-sized former postal sorting office squeezed between the city's two train stations has become a focus for cutting-edge contemporary art and video exhibitions, often complemented by lively debates and DJ sessions.
The jardin des plantes de Lille (11 hectares) is a municipal botanical garden located on the rue du Jardin des plantes, Lille, Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France. It is open daily without charge. Today's garden was established in 1948 as a successor to various city botanical gardens dating from 1596.
“Un escape game très original” Avis publié: Il ya 2 années Nous avons participé à la prison de Blue castle et nous ayant déjà fait un autre escape game sur Lille nous avons tout de même été très surpris du décor et de la mise en scène très particulière chez John doe.
The museum was closed in January, 2006 for restructuring. On September 25, 2010, the museum re-opened under a new name, Lille Métropole Museum of Modern, Contemporary and Outsider Art (LaM). Architecture. The museum was built by Roland Simounet in 1983 in a green setting.
Ecole Centrale de Lille is one of the five Centrale Graduate Schools of engineering in France; it was founded in Lille city in 1854, its graduate engineering education and research center was established as Institut industriel du Nord (IDN) in 1872, in 1968 it moved in a modern campus in Lille suburb.
En 2017, l’Institut Pasteur de Lille a souhaité donner une nouvelle vie a son musée.Vitrine de l’histoire de l’Institut Pasteur de Lille et tourné vers les actuelles recherches scientifiques, ce musée est né d'une volonté de célébrer les œuvres scientifiques de nos chercheurs.
Les 60 hectares du bois de Boulogne forment le plus grand espace vert de la ville, autour des remparts de la Citadelle et le long du canal de la Deûle. Au pied des remparts de la Citadelle, dans 3.5 hectares de bois, se niche le Zoo de Lille. Il accueille 100 espèces animales. Au total, ce ne sont pas moins de 400 animaux qui cohabitent.
Place Rihour is a great starting point for exploring Lille. Shop in the treasure-filled flea markets that often frequent the square. Stop by the Lille Tourist Office to sign up for various tours, including the Flanders battlefields, the city tour, a coach tour from Lille to Leper and back to Lille, the Old Lille walking tour, and more.
Taho (Tagalog: ) (Chinese: 豆花; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: tāu-hoe) is a Philippine snack food made of fresh soft/silken tofu, arnibal (sweetener and flavoring), and sago pearl (similar to tapioca pearls). This staple comfort food is a signature sweet and taho peddlers can be found all over the country.
Lille Mosaic community garden This project was created on the occasion of Lille being the European Culture Capital in 2004. The Parc de la Deule was designed to connect the city of Lille with the old mining industry areas along the Deule River, its masterplan having been designed by French landscape designer Jacques Simon.
JARDIN VAUBAN - LILLE : Near the Citadel at the end of the Boulevard de la Liberté, the Jardin Vauban and the Daubenton and du Ramponneau squares are evidence of the vast plans for promenades and gardens that were associated with the extension of the town in the mid-19th century.
An architectural manifesto, Villa Cavrois, the work of architect Robert Mallet-Stevens, a figure of the modernist school, was designed and built in Croix between 1929 and 1932 for Paul Cavrois, a textile industrialist from the Nord department, and his family.