Montpellier in micro 4/3

The weekend before last, Lyanne and I visited Montpellier.

Here are some highlights captured by yours truly with the help of my trusty Olympus EPL-2:

Tour de la Babote, ancient city gate

Tour de la Babote, ancient city gate

Camin Roumieu, one of the four routes of Santiago de Compostella (a.k.a. Saint Jacques de Compostelle, a.k.a. Saint James)

Camin Roumieu, one of the four routes of Santiago de Compostella (a.k.a. Saint Jacques de Compostelle, a.k.a. Saint James)

Place Canourgue

Place Canourgue

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Quintessential picturesque European street

Arc de Triomphe—Montpellier

Arc de Triomphe—Montpellier

Chateau d'eau

Château d’eau

Chateau d'eau close-up

Château d’eau close-up

Chapelle des Penitents Blancs

Chapelle des Penitents Blancs

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6 comments

  1. […] weeks ago, as we sat over lunch in a bistro in Montpellier, Lyanne asked me which city in France is my […]

  2. Stunning photograhs!

  3. What is the significance of the chateau d’eau? It looks almost like a temple or shrine.

    1. After a basic Google search, I have learned that “château d’eau” is the French expression for water tower. Montpellier’s was constructed in the 18th century so that’s why it looks fancy. In function I guess it’s just like any other water tower, pressurizing a water supply system.

  4. girlnamedselkie · · Reply

    Thank you so much for this pictures. I lived in Montpellier during a scholarship and lost all my pictures, so it was a great pleasure to review this wonderful city 🙂

    1. You’re very welcome! Thanks for reading/looking!

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