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8 Best Things to Do in Lille, France

Akshay Kulkarni Dec 3, 2019
Lille, the fourth biggest city in France, is culturally diverse and historically significant. Risen from the Flemish past into the French reign, this historic city is also a great tourist hotspot.
Visit the majestic Eglise Saint Maurice to witness its stunning architecture and the lovely interior adorned with exquisite stained glass.
Stop by the historical monument Porte de Paris which was built by Louis XVI to embed French domination on the former Spanish city.

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Sip coffee at the magnificent Place Charles de Gaulle, the bustling, main city square of Lille.

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Admire the imposing architecture of Vieille Bourse, the Old Stock Exchange building which now stands out as a paradigm of classic French architecture.
Walk the cobbled streets of Vieux Lille, the picturesque old town of Lille furnished with vibrantly charming buildings.

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Admire the expansive art collection in Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, the second best French art museum, after the Louvre.

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Take your family out to the Lille Zoo, a compact zoological area filled with diverse species of animals, ranging from white rhinos to little meerkats.

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Take a guided tour of the Lille Citadelle, an impressive, star-shaped fortress built in 1670.