Great Clock Gate

Interesting
The entrance to the town from the harbour side, this old gate in the fortifications became a belfry with a clock in the 15C. Its cornice was largely remodelled. In the 18C, the edifice was topped with a dome adorned in pilasters.

Useful information

Address : 

place Barentin, 17000 La Rochelle

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