Maison carrée d'Arlac

Mérignac, France

The Maison carrée d'Arlac is a neoclassical folly building constructed between 1785 and 1789, in the town of Mérignac just outside Bordeaux, France. It was built for Bordeaux banker Charles Peixotto.

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Founded: 1785-1789
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in France

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Angele Petite (4 years ago)
I am very disappointed to see a magnificent building but not being able to approach it because there is a naughty fence around without counting the jail and a so-called park ... we make it it is just a large space of grass with 4/5 whites from above with some trees without maintenance ... I came to see this place in the hope of making a nice photo of this place to highlight it and return with family friends but unfortunately it is not the case..
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