Wandering in Old Rennes

The Mediaeval City of Rennes is fabulous despite the disastrous fire of 1720. I wandered with my camera and here I just want to share some of the sights.

Rennes seems to date from c.200BC when a settlement was established by a Gallic tribe, the Redones. The Romans then took over c.50 BC until c.5C AD. Thereafter Rennes was part of a fiercely independent Brittany, until absorbed into France through the marriage of Duchess Anne of Brittany to the King of France.

The Porte Mordelais, the main gate into the old city of Rennes
The Porte Mordelais (1440) the main gate into the Mediaeval City of Rennes
Rue des Dames, Rennes
Rue des Dames, Rennes
Place des LIces, Rennes
Place des LIces, Rennes
PLace des Lices, Rennes
Place des LIces, Rennes
Places des Lices, Rennes
Places des Lices, Rennes
Rue St-Sauveur, Rennes
Rue St-Sauveur, Rennes
Rue de la Psalette, Rennes
Rue de la Psalette, Rennes
Rue de la Psalette, Rennes
Rue de la Psalette, Rennes
Rue Ralier du Baty, Rennes
Rue Ralier du Baty, Rennes

Further information
Rennes
The half-timbered houses in Rennes

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