Things to see and do - Pont-à-Mousson
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The name cursorily glanced might obscure the fact that this is an important town rather than just a river crossing. In addition to its working foundries, nature awaits close by, in the shape of the Lorraine regional nature park. Lovers of old stone buildings can wander in the historic centre around place Duroc, and should not miss in the church of St Martin an Entombment, guaranteed to encourage visitors to head west to Saint-Mihiel to further discover the work of Ligier Richier.
Tourist attractions Pont-à-Mousson : Things to see and do
9 r. St-Martin F - 54700 Pont-à-Mousson
The former Premonstratensian abbey has three galleries that open onto an enclosed garden, capitular, boiler room and refectory. These are now exhibition spaces where modern art meets monastic buildings. There are three superb staircases, including a ..
Place Duroc F - 54700 Pont-à-Mousson
The Maison des Sept Péchés capitaux (House of the Seven Deadly Sins), with its caryatids and towers, is where the dukes of Lorraine used to stay. The town hall is decorated with a pediment, and its council room contains tapestries showing scenes from..
Rue St-Martin F - 54700 Pont-à-Mousson
This church was inspired by Champagne and Germanic styles and dates back to the early 15C. It supposedly inspired Ligier Richier when he created the Sépulcre in the church of Saint-Etienne in Saint-Mihiel. There is also a funereal recess in the flamb..
64 pl. Duroc F - 54700 Pont-à-Mousson
This low-key contemporary restaurant is located on the main square in one of the arcaded 16C houses. Among the specialities are foie gras sautéed in cherries and farmhouse pigeon in red butter.