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La Nuit des Chimeres, Le Mans

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In an effort to attract tourists to Le Mans, the city organized La Nuit des Chimeres. This ingenious idea has been a success, attracting over 150,000 people every summer. The event is only visible after sundown--that’s when the ghosts of Le Mans' past come out to play. Images of the city’s ancient architecture are projected onto the edifices of current buildings, so you get an idea of how the city has changed over the centuries. Tour all the projections and see the story of the Plantagenet city unfold before you in striking imagery designed by award-winning graphic artists. This event also combines ghosts of the past with the music of bygone days at the Saint-Julien Cathedral. A visit to La Nuit des Chimeres represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Le Mans trip itinerary maker to plot your vacation.
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  • A show superbly integrated into the building, while the walking in a beautiful medieval city, I put went with a child he was amazed, on-site .a coalition good evening and between free.
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  • Mise put in not enough known monuments of the old Mans top value, quoted Plantagenet. (possibility to make small train for the tired)
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  • That you visit. Imagine characters and props that move, color. When the weather is mild in summer evening walk along the walls in the old town with the Cathedral which is also decorated and illuminated, it is magical.
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  • Amazing show, worth the visit!!
  • . . . . . . (((( . . . . . . (o.o) - ooO-(_) - Ooo - to see...! ☺ amazing projection of images around the old Mans on different facades of monuments and on the Cobbles...! Not to be missed...! ♥ . ╔══╗ ╚╗╔╝ ╔╝(¯`v´¯) ╚══`.¸. [The night of the chimera]... ☺♪♫
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  • Very nice walk in a beautiful setting
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  • Great show
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