Porte de la Craffe

Nancy, France

Porte de la Craffe is the oldest fortification in Nancy, built in the 14th and 15th centuries and later became a prison until the 19th century. Notre-Dame gate, lying behind it, doubled up the city's defences at this point. It became a symbol of the Old Town.

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Grande Rue 106b, Nancy, France
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Founded: 14th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in France
Historical period: Valois Dynasty and Hundred Year's War (France)

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Caty Mpeho (5 months ago)
Very nice!
Dmitry Berezhnoy (7 months ago)
This is where you should turn around and go back to the historic part of the city. Nice architecture.
Proyectos Especiales II (8 months ago)
Nice play to go and take some photos! Lovely story to know
Aodh conghaile (10 months ago)
Quirky medieval gateway. Worth visiting.
Przemek S. (11 months ago)
One of many historical gates od Nancy. This one is the number one to visit.
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