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Montpellier Destination Guide

Explore Montpellier in France

Montpellier in the region of Languedoc-Roussillon with its 248,252 inhabitants is a town in France - some 369 mi or ( 595 km ) South of Paris , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Montpellier

Current time in Montpellier is now 05:27 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Paris " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Vic-la-Gardiole, Vendargues, Vailhauques, Saint-Gely-du-Fesc, and Perpignan. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Vic-la-Gardiole . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Montpellier ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Montpellier

2:16 min by Richard Randall
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Loacs & Johntah - I'm a geek ft. Shayna

4:06 min by LoacsMusic
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"I'm a geek" feat Shayna. Produced by Loacs Lyrics By Johntah, Loacs Rap By Johntah Sing Lead By Shayna. Video Director : Loacs, Johntah Mixed and Masterised By Loacs at Fabregues City (Fr) Realised a ..


Pampelune - Pamplona - Encierro

4:27 min by babo0n34
Views: 4604 Rating: 5.00

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高山流水- Gao Shan Liu Shui - 2008 - ZHOU Jinglin plays guzheng

6:17 min by Bruno Degaille
Views: 3554 Rating: 4.20

During the Spring Festival in the City Hall of Montpellier. Several people recorded using severals camcorders, but not obvious to get one good. So, I did my best, and here is Mademoiselle Sissy Zhou p ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Musée Fabre

The Musée Fabre is a museum in the southern French city of Montpellier, capital of the Hérault département. The museum was founded by François-Xavier Fabre, a Montpellier painter, in 1825. Beginning in 2003, the museum underwent a 61.2 million euro renovation, which was completed in January 2007. It is one of the main sights of Montpellier and close to the city's main square, the Place de la Comédie.

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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Montpellier

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Montpellier is an archdiocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic church in south-western France. It was probably created in the 3rd century AD. The current Archbishop is Pierre-Marie Carré; the immediate past Archbishop Emeritus is Guy Marie Alexandre Thomazeau.

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Place de la Comédie

The Place de la Comédie is the main focal point of the city of Montpellier, in the Hérault département in southern France. It is located at the south-east point of the city centre, at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:43|36|30|N|3|52|47|E|type:landmark_region:FR |primary |name= }}, where in previous times the fortifications of the city were located.

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Montpellier Cathedral

Montpellier Cathedral (Cathédrale Saint-Pierre de Montpellier) is a Roman Catholic cathedral, and a national monument of France, located in the town of Montpellier. It is the seat of the Archbishops, previously Bishops, of Montpellier. Originally a church attached to the monastery of Saint-Benoît (founded in 1364), the building was elevated to the status of cathedral in 1536, when the see of Maguelonne was transferred to Montpellier.

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Porte du Peyrou

The Porte du Peyrou is a triumphal arch in Montpellier, in southern France. It is situated at the eastern end of the Jardin de Peyrou, a park near the center of the city. The arch was designed by François Dorbay, after the model of the Porte Saint-Denis in Paris. Its construction was completed in 1693. Its rusticated surface is crowned by a Doric entablature, suitable to a martial monument. Its later panels in bas-relief and inscriptions glorifying King Louis XIV of France were added in 1715.

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