Place Stanislas, Nancy

4.8
Must see · World heritage site · Landmark · Tourist Spot
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Place Stanislas is surrounded by some of Nancy’s best-known buildings, including city hall and the opera house. Visit this charming square with its grandiose fountains and wrought-iron gates for a sense of France in the 18th century. The square is named after King Stanislas Leszczynski of Poland in honor of his son-in-law Louis XV. At its center is a statue of its namesake created by Georges Jacquot: King Stanislas stands dressed in flowing robes, holding a sword in his left hand and pointing toward the north with his right. Light ochre stones pave the square, with two lines of darker stones forming a diagonal cross motif. Many festivals and assemblies are held here throughout the year. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Place Stanislas and many more Nancy attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Nancy road trip planner.
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  • The square is beautiful. In the evening there is a very good light show projected on one of the buildings.  more »
  • The square is impressive, with elegant buildings and golden gates. You have to wear a mouth/nose mask but there is no prevention to keep enough distance here. There are terraces with the tables very.....  more »
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  • A beautiful square in the center of Nancy. A very French atmosphere with all these matching buildings around the square with its gold-plated gates. Nice terasses all around in summer time. When we visited there was also some life music.
  • Beautiful square that you can’t take in all, keep going back and swing some new detail. The light show is beautifully done and a magical half an hour!
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