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Hôtel de Griffy, Montpellier

Hôtel de Griffy - Montpellier, France
Hôtel de Griffy
26 rue de l'Aiguillerie, Montpellier, France 34000Map
Neighborhood: Ancien Courrier/ Saint Roch/Grand'Rue

This hotel is situated in the Jacques Coeur quartier, Jacques Coeur was treasurer for King Charles VII. You can also enjoy a visit to his town house, built in 1632, were the Musée Languedocien (Museum of Languedoc) is now housed. As for the Hôtel de Griffy, it was built in 1760 for Jean François de Pavée of Villevieille, who governed the town until 1204. Then it was the Italian merchants, the Griffy's, who owned the residence. Worth seeing are the court and its Doric columns and its decorative details representing a child on a dolphin and the head of Neptune. Enjoy a stroll down the Rue de l'Aiguillerie which is the main access route for the traders.

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