Bréa street

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Rue de Bréa 06500 Menton
Formerly known as "New" then "Pantless" during the Revolution, it took the name "Bréa" in 1865 to pay tribute to a large family of notables of the city.
In 1618, Prince Honoré II made a new way to give access to the convent of the Capuchins. This building was transformed after the departure of the religious in 1793, into a town hall, school, fire station and now a building.
The street was first called Rue Neuve, before being called Rue de Bréa, in the second half of the 19th century. A plaque on the house of the Monléon family commemorates the passage of Pope Pius VII in Menton in 1814. Opposite, another plaque recalls the memory of General...
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Rue de Bréa 06500 Menton
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