The passage Pommeraye

The passage Pommeraye was named after the notary who set up a shareholder organisation who financed its construction.

  • Le passage Pommeraye
    The Pommeraye passage/i> © Wikimedia Creative Commons
  • Portrait de Louis Pommeraye
    Portrait of Louis Pommeraye

It was constructed between 1840 and 1843 by two Protestant architects, namely Jean-Baptiste Buron et Hippolyte-Louis-Théophile Durand-Gasselin. The statues by Jean Debay represent the geniuses of Fine-Arts, Sciences, Industry, Trade, Agriculture, Navy and Four Seasons.

The roundels by Guillaume Grootaers feature Du Guesclin, Olivier de Clisson, le Général Dumoustier, Cassard, Abélard, Rabelais, Du Couedic, Rousseau de St-Aignan.


Associated tours

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    A protestant tour in the city of Nantes: discover 11 emblematic places of the presence of Protestants in the city of Nantes.