Religious origins of the city, founded fourteen centuries ago by Saint Aldegonde to "Maubeuge Regional Capital of Culture" in 2015, the city has been sambrienne continually throughout ancient history, to assert its originality and character well soaked.
Each era has left its trace Maubeuge, starting with the tumultuous late 17th century, when Vauban, at the request of the Sun King, erected his famous ramparts today veritable bouquet of greenery in the city center. Day visitors and accustomed places, you only know the history of this period left a mark if pregnant at the heart of the city?
In the same way that inspires you downtown rebuilt according to plans André Lurçat when afflicted by the Second World War, he had to rebuild the city with a new architectural language, active, already the general population?
Maubeuge but it is not only the glorification of a turbulent past through a heritage so rich it is. The city is also known to live in perfect harmony with the times! Its zoo, which besides its educational and fun involved in conservation of biological threats through breeding programs and reproductions European Theater of Armoury national scene are among the most dynamic cultural bastions in north of Paris, Maubeuge, young and creative city, preparing for the future and look ahead ... it your way!
Whether for a few hours, days or a lifetime, you are, you can be certain, welcome to Maubeuge!