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HD photograph of Jardin du Luxembourg Sainte Genevieve statue - Page 97



Unfortunately during the French Revolution many statues and even entire buildings were destroyed, but after this period in the history of Paris was over, much of the city was being restored, and during the July Monarcy when King Louis Philippe I was in power, he wanted to add additional embellishments to places such as the Jardin du Luxembourg.

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Jardin Du Luxembourg Sainte Genevieve Statue Eastern Terrace

And so, he commissioned different artists to produce statues of former Queens of France and Famous Women, and here you can see a statue dedicated to Sainte Genevieve on the eastern tarrace, who is actually the Patron Saint of Paris, and she is depicted in numerous different places throughout the city, hence why she is also included within these historical gardens.




Related information


  -  Photos of Sainte Genevieve statue
  -  Visiting Jardin du Luxembourg
  -  Palais du Luxembourg
  -  Musee du Luxembourg

Tourist attractions close by

  -  Musee Zadkine
  -  Musee du Service de Sante des Armees
  -  The Pantheon
  -  La Closerie des Lilas
  -  Musee Curie
  -  Maison d’Auguste Comte
  -  Musee de Cluny


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