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Grand Theatre Building

Like other buildings in the surrounding area, Lille’s Place du Theatre has a classical design and... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Canberra, Australia
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A grand building

This is a grand building on the outside. Shame it wasnt open to view. Would havemlovedmto tour the... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Tracey C
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Like other buildings in the surrounding area, Lille’s Place du Theatre has a classical design and sense of grandeur. The open space in front of the steps helps to reinforce this impression. This building can be observed in a walking tour of the city. Thanks...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

This is a grand building on the outside. Shame it wasnt open to view. Would havemlovedmto tour the inside and learn of its history

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tracey C
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Worth a look. A nice old building just off the Grand Place. Combine it in a walking tour of the city centre.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Steve_Grant1
Reviewed 12 July 2018

I saw the Place du Theatre before the Grand Place and it is just impressive but on a smaller square. A bustling place with beautiful buildings, great for people watching.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Annette M
Reviewed 21 April 2018

The Theatre and tower dominate the scene and add the stoic presence of times gone by. Looking at the architecture, admiring the skill and craftsmanship that it took to build these structures, and the calm of the night made for such a peaceful time at...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank travelinggiant
Reviewed 12 April 2018

This is a nice place to just sit and gather and plan the next thing. Plenty of passing people to enjoy watching and no traffic going past the steps. On a sunny day I would recommend a rest here!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 368pauline
Reviewed 9 March 2018

If you are coming from either of the train stations or Euralille, then Place du Theatre is your introduction to the old city centre. Surrounded by grand buildings, it is more classy than Place du General du Gaulle and also feels more intimate due to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Hugely popular area to sit and relax on the steps in front of the Theatre. Becomes busy with plenty of pedestrians moving in between Grand Place and the paved area by the Theatre and Pl. du Théâtre. Cars follow the road in between the bollards...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Greg W
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This is a great area with some lovely buildings and a few cafes and restaurants . It is therefore a point that all visitors are likely to find themselves in more than once

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Alan H
Reviewed 12 August 2017

there were beggars and drunks sitting on the steps playing loud music and shouting and just disturbing the whole area and this was at 10am the police should try to clean this problem up as its not good for the towns reputation

Date of experience: August 2017
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