Verdun

Verdun, chief town of district and seat of a eveche, with courts civilian and of trade, a college, a public library and 14,000 inhabitants, are the most important city of the department. It is a fortified town. It is situee on the Meuse and partagee by it of several islands or districts. Its houses are rather well built; but its streets are escarpees, narrow and badly pavees. It has remarkable only its episcopal palate, its barracks and its fortifications, which consist of a separate citadel of the city by an esplanade and of an enclosure of ten faces bastionnes. By means of locks one can flood the surroundings. One manufactures dragees and re-elected liquors there, hardware, wallpapers, candles, etc

This city is of Gallic origin. Included/understood in Lotharingie, it gave its name to the draft which, after the battle of Fontanet, dismembered the empire of Charlemagne. It became free and imperial city in the eleventh century, and kept its privileges and its independence until 1552, or it was subjected has Henri II. The Prussians emparerent themselves some in 1792, after a fifteen hours bombardment, and evacuerent it after the battle of Valmy.

Source: Universal geography By Malta-Brown Conrad, Lavallee 1868.

Description

verdun, French city Department of meuse with 96 historical sites listed or simply studied for their remarkable character.
Our database currently includes 96 elements for heritage verdun. You will find the menu and footer links leading you on the description sheets.

There are 7 localities (Place called, location known as) in Verdun : la cote ; maison rouge ; la valtoline ; baleycourt ; champ claudine ; les hauts de charmois ; regret.

listeds buildings (classified and protected) in Verdun

Monuments in Verdun, Verdun has 21 buildings protected. Include :

  1. Ancienne abbaye Saint-Vanne official reference : PA00106654 ;
  2. Abbaye Saint-Paul (ancienne) official reference : PA00106655 ;
  3. official reference : PA00106656 ;
  4. Citadelle official reference : PA00106657 ;
  5. official reference : PA00106658 ;
  6. official reference : PA00106659 ;
  7. official reference : PA00106660 ;
  8. (Belle-Vierge (rue de la) 16) official reference : PA00106661 ;
  9. official reference : PA00106662 ;
  10. Immeuble Noguez (Monseigneur-Ginisty (place) 8) official reference : PA00106663 ;
  11. Immeuble (Paix (rue de la) 27 ; anciennement 24 rue de la Porte-de-France) official reference : PA00106664 ;
  12. Maison dite du Pape Jules II (Petain (place)) official reference : PA00106665 ;
  13. (61e-Artillerie (rue du)) official reference : PA00106666 ;
  14. official reference : PA00106667 ;
  15. official reference : PA00106668 ;
  16. Porte de Metz (ancienne) official reference : PA00106669 ;
  17. Synagogue et ancienne maison du rabbin official reference : PA00106670 ;
  18. Tour de l'Islot official reference : PA00106671 ;
  19. Monument A la Victoire et aux Soldats de Verdun official reference : PA00106685 ;
  20. Immeuble (Saint-Maur (rue) 6) official reference : PA00106717 ;
  21. Chapelle de l'Institution Saint-Joseph official reference : PA55000037
Please note this list is likely to evolve, the data presented are from 2013.

Places of Culture

Museum verdun, verdun has 1 Museum :

  • Musée de la Princerie (16, Rue de la Belle Vierge 55100 verdun)
    Ouvert du mercredi au lundi de 9h30 à 12h et de 14h à 18h du 1er avril au 31 octobre
    closed : Novembre à mars

Librarie verdun, verdun has 1 Librarie :

  • bibliotheque-discotheque intercommunale (place monseigneur ginisty 55100 verdun)

Cinema de verdun, verdun has 1 cinema :

  • majestic (12 place chevert, 55100 verdun)

Statistics for Verdun

Town or city :
Postcode of city : 55100
Insee code : 55545
Longitude : 5.330003
Latitude : 49.182264
Total population : 21267 people
place called : 7
alley : 31
avenue : 38
boulevard : 4
path : 12
dead : 22
place : 25
dock : 4
roundabout : 2
route : 5
st : 206
lane : 2
path : 3
square : 1

Houses, French Heritage monument to Verdun 12
« Houses » is a construction of the city of Verdun (France, Meuse). Houses, French Heritage monument to Verdun

Houses, French Heritage monument to Verdun 78
« Houses » is a construction of the city of Verdun (France, Meuse). Houses, French Heritage monument to Verdun

Houses, French Heritage monument to Verdun 99
« Houses » is a construction of the city of Verdun (France, Meuse). Houses, French Heritage monument to Verdun

Houses, French Heritage monument to Verdun 98
« Houses » is a construction of the city of Verdun (France, Meuse). Houses, French Heritage monument to Verdun

Houses, French Heritage monument to Verdun 97
« Houses » is a construction of the city of Verdun (France, Meuse). Houses, French Heritage monument to Verdun

Houses, French Heritage monument to Verdun 96
Houses built in the 18th century, 19th century; measured: 1779; (...) Houses, French Heritage monument to Verdun

Houses, French Heritage monument to Verdun 95
« Houses » is a construction of the city of Verdun (France, Meuse). Houses, French Heritage monument to Verdun

Houses, French Heritage monument to Verdun 94
« Houses » is a construction of the city of Verdun (France, Meuse). Houses, French Heritage monument to Verdun

Houses, French Heritage monument to Verdun 93
« Houses » is a construction of the city of Verdun (France, Meuse). Houses, French Heritage monument to Verdun

Houses, French Heritage monument to Verdun 92
« Houses » is a construction of the city of Verdun (France, Meuse). Houses, French Heritage monument to Verdun

Houses, French Heritage monument to Verdun 91
« Houses » is a construction of the city of Verdun (France, Meuse). Houses, French Heritage monument to Verdun

Houses, French Heritage monument to Verdun 90
« Houses » is a construction of the city of Verdun (France, Meuse). Houses, French Heritage monument to Verdun

Bishop, currently library, French Heritage monument to Verdun 9
the current edifice succeeds to the episcopal Palace built after 1548 for Bishop Nicolas Psaume; restored, transformed and expanded under his successors; (...) Bishop, currently library, French Heritage monument to Verdun

Houses, French Heritage monument to Verdun 89
« Houses » is a construction of the city of Verdun (France, Meuse). Houses, French Heritage monument to Verdun

Houses, French Heritage monument to Verdun 88
« Houses » is a construction of the city of Verdun (France, Meuse). Houses, French Heritage monument to Verdun