Cloître des Recollets

Metz, France

Today European Institute of Ecology and the city archives, the cloisters of Cloître des Recollets (13th century) are remarkable in their elegance and simplicity. The garden, containing simple plants with medicinal properties, has been restored, making this place a little haven of serenity in the heart of the city.


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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in France
Historical period: Late Capetians (France)


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Liselore De Ketelaere (33 days ago)
We went to see the monastery. It was a lovely square. We didn’t really go inside, there was some sort of exhibition. Probably prettier in spring with the plants
Meg's Mélynda (3 months ago)
Very interesting place, I'm happy to have been able to discover it, you can see the history of the city of Metz, don't hesitate to go there, I recommend ?
Michel (4 months ago)
A place of calm conducive to contemplation in the middle of the city, it exists and it is here! Very beautiful garden with a part devoted to medicinal plants, then the central courtyard marked by an old well to better enhance the arcades that surround it. Headquarters of companies, the place is fortunately open to the public and that's good because here is a very nice discovery.
Thibault S. (4 months ago)
A beautiful, restful and rejuvenating place sheltered from tourists and the hustle and bustle of the castle square
Karolina Walendzik (5 months ago)
It is worth mentioning that various events take place in the premises and you can find something cool. The whole architecture really impresses me and I am glad that from a botanical point of view the vegetation also abounds in medicinal species. Very nice experience and nice place.
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