Monument aux Enfants de l'Aube


Erected in 1890, this flag-bedecked memorial, topped by a fleeing woman and child, pays tribute to those who died in the Franco-Prussian war of 1870.

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Nearby Troyes attractions

1. Église Ste-Madeleine

0.22 MILES

Troyes’ oldest and most interesting neighbourhood church has an early Gothic nave and transept and a Renaissance-style choir and tower. The highlights…

2. Ruelle des Chats

0.24 MILES

Off rue Champeaux (between Nos 30 and 32), a stroll along tiny ruelle des Chats (Alley of the Cats), as dark and narrow as it was four centuries ago – the…

3. Hôtel de Vauluisant

0.26 MILES

This haunted-looking, Renaissance-style mansion shelters a twinset of unique museums. The Musée de l’Art Champenois is a repository for the evocative…

4. Église St-Pantaléon

0.26 MILES

Faded with age and all the more enigmatic for it, this Renaissance-style, cruciform church, with its barrel-vaulted wood ceiling, is a great place to see…

5. 16th-Century Troyes

0.27 MILES

Half-timbered houses – some with lurching walls and floors that aren’t quite level – line many streets in the old city, rebuilt after a devastating fire…

6. WWII Memorial

0.31 MILES

This memorial pays homage to those who fought and died in WWII.

8. Basilique St-Urbain

0.45 MILES

Begun in 1262 by the Troyes-born Pope Urban IV, whose father’s shoemaker shop once stood on this spot, this church is exuberantly Gothic both inside and…