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59. Maubeuge, ville fortifiée par Vauban .vue des remparts et de la porte de Mons.
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In the heart of the major industrial basin running from Aulnoye to Jeumont, Maubeuge developed around a convent founded in the 7C. Despite its fortifications, the birthplace of the painter Mabuse (1478-1533) suffered countless attacks from foreign invaders before being 90% destroyed by bombs in 1940.
The modern, white town of today designed to plans by the architect, André Lurçat, has suffered a direct hit from the iron and steel crisis.

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Tourist attractions Maubeuge : Things to see and do

  • Porte de Mons

    rte e de Mons F - 59600 Maubeuge

    The Porte de Mons gateway (1685 ) has a pavilion with a pediment and a sloping attic on the city side; the guardroom, with its thick wooden doors and drawbridge winch is still intact.

  • Church of St Peter and St Paul

    1 Rue de Valmy F - 59600 Maubeuge

    Rebuilt to plans by André Lurçat after the Second World War, it is dominated by a glass bell-tower with a 28-bell carillon. On the porch is a mosaic designed by Jean Lurçat. In the Treasury, note the admirable 13C abbey cross and the 7C «chasuble aux..

  • Former Jesuits' College

    Rue Coutelle F - 59600 Maubeuge

    The college was built in the 17C, to plans by Brother Du Blocq, a Jesuit from Mons who also designed the Jesuits' chapel in Saint-Omer.

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Hotels Maubeuge

  • ibis maubeuge

    Avenue de La Gare F - 59600 MAUBEUGE

  • Campanile Maubeuge Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Avenue Jean Jaurès, Rn 49 (Près De La Porte De Mons) F - 59600 Maubeuge

    Prix Prices from : 45 €

    Located close to the centre of Maubeuge, this hotel offers free Wi-Fi access and a restaurant. Free parking is also available. Rooms at the hotel have tea and coffee making facilities, a private bathroom and a work desk. They also offer a flat-scree..

  • Rex Hotel

    17 rue du Général Fournier F - 59600 Maubeuge

    Located in the heart of Maubeuge, Rex Hotel features accommodation just 80 metres away from the Sambre river. Free Wi-Fi is provided at the hotel and free public parking is available. The rooms are equipped with a TV with cable channels, a wardrobe ..

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