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Le Pont Napoléon et les Maisons du Vieux Port

Historic site and monument, Engineering structure, Bridge, Town of Art & History in Moissac
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  • The arches of the Bridge Napoleon opened to traffic in 1826. It was built at the request of Napoleon I during his visit to Moissac.Under the bridge Napoleon are the former millers townhouses (18th century), here was the Old Port from where barges went laden with grain, flour and wine, transported by the river Tarn and the river Garonne to the sea, they crossed the ocean to the United States and Canada. It is in this houses of the Old Port that is found  "the House of the Righteous" who...
    The arches of the Bridge Napoleon opened to traffic in 1826. It was built at the request of Napoleon I during his visit to Moissac.Under the bridge Napoleon are the former millers townhouses (18th century), here was the Old Port from where barges went laden with grain, flour and wine, transported by the river Tarn and the river Garonne to the sea, they crossed the ocean to the United States and Canada. It is in this houses of the Old Port that is found  "the House of the Righteous" who welcomed and protected Jewish children during the last war. In total 500 children were hidden and saved by Shatta & Simon Bouli with the complicity of the people of Moissac.
  • Environment
    • Cycle track/route within 500 m
  • Spoken languages
    • French
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  • All year 2022
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