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SERPENOISE GATE

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Tourist site around the theme of Military interest in METZ, classified in the list of historic monuments, free entrance

Originally, the Serpenoise Gate was a large vaulted arch in the ramparts which marked the southern boundary of the Gallo-Roman town. In 1903, the dismantling of Metz's urban fortifications resulted in its displacement and redesign. The German authorities reduced it to about a quarter of its original size and crowned it with four corner towers taken from the old ramparts. This symbol of the city remains something of a curiosity, a tribute to the memory of the past with its inscriptions, reflecting the various different episodes in its history.
From 01/01/2021 To 31/12/2021

Information & Bookings

Agence Inspire Metz - Office de Tourisme

2 place d'Armes J.-F. Blondel
57000 METZ
03 87 39 00 00
http://www.tourisme-metz.com