Mural at Place Saint Denis, Montpellier

Mural at Place Saint Denis, Montpellier

The Mural at Place Saint Denis is a Trompe-l'oeil piece on the flat side of a private technical school, Ecole Technique Privée DUCLAUX. The school is located behind the Church Saint-Denis of Montpellier.

The mural is best viewed from the street level of Av. Georges Clemenceau. However, when viewed from a distance, it truly appears to have a three-dimensional face like those in its vicinity. The mural shows open windows, balconies and faux-stained glass along with painted reliefs and rosettes.

This mural is just one of the many Trompe-l'oeil works throughout Montpellier. However, the almost hidden nature of the mural gives it a more realistic appearance.

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Mural at Place Saint Denis on Map

Sight Name: Mural at Place Saint Denis
Sight Location: Montpellier, France (See walking tours in Montpellier)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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