On the outskirts of the Ecusson of Montpellier (the name given to the historic center because of its shape), the Promenade du Peyrou, laid out to contain the statue of Louis XIV on horseback, is one of the favourite places of the people of Montpellier.
The arc de triomphe and thechâteau d'eau (water tower), extend into the aqueduct and are models of classical.
The Peyrou esplanade gives a panoramic view of the city, of the ancient arches of a Roman aqueduct, Les Arceaux and of the surrounding area.
It was completed in 1774, the date of Louis XVI's accession to the throne, by Jean Giral, the architect.
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