Porte de Paris - Nevers, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
N 46° 59.544 E 003° 09.649
31T E 512227 N 5204332
Quick Description: [EN] The construction of the current Porte de Paris dates back to the 18th century on the site of the former Porte des Ardilliers, built in the 12th century. [FR] La construction de l'actuelle Porte de Paris remonte au XVIIIème siècle sur l'emplacement de l'ancienne porte des Ardilliers, élevée au XIIème siècle.
Location: Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France
Date Posted: 7/26/2019 3:26:07 AM
Waymark Code: WM110VC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:

"Nevers' Porte de Paris dates from 1734. Duke Mazarin-Mancini authorizes the demolition of several city gates, provided that his arms appear on the new works.

The construction of the current Porte de Paris dates back to the eighteenth century, built on the site of the old gate of the Ardilliers, dated the twelfth century.

This door is formed of a triumphal arch with a semicircular opening. The inscriptions inside the arc, are restored in 1828 and 1864.

They commemorate, in Latin, the construction of the monument and in French, in verse of Voltaire, May 11, 1745 the victory of Louis XV at the Battle of Fontenoy. "

Sources : The Door

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" La porte de Paris de Nevers est daté de 1734, le duc Mazarin-Mancini autorise la démolition de plusieurs portes de la ville à condition que ses armes figurent sur les nouveaux ouvrages.

La construction de l’actuelle Porte de Paris remonte donc au XVIIIe siècle, bâtie sur l’emplacement de l’ancienne porte des Ardilliers, datée du XIIe siècle.

Cette porte est formée d’un arc de triomphe avec une ouverture en plein-cintre. Les inscriptions à l’intérieure de l’arc, sont restaurées en 1828 et 1864.

Elles commémorent, en latin, la construction du monument et en français, en vers de Voltaire, le 11 mai 1745 la victoire de Louis XV à la bataille de Fontenoy. "

Sources : La Porte

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Hours of Operation:
24/24 7/7


Admission Prices:
Free


Approximate amount of time needed to fully experience the attraction: Less than 15 minutes

Transportation options to the attraction: Not listed

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