Landmarks in Paris France - Page 5
When walking around Paris you will come across many different landmarks around the city, with some of these dating back hundreds of year, which has lead to some of these now been classified as historical monuments preserving this part of history for future generations to enjoy.
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The Pont Royal located by the Louvre museum along Quai des Tuileries is the third oldest bridge over the River Seine in Paris with history dating back to 1632.
The Institut de France building was constructed in the 1600s through a legacy of Cardinal Jules Mazarin and today is home to the oldest public library in France.
The square called Place Saint-Georges in Paris is home to an unusual fountain and historical buildings including the Bibliotheque Thiers that is a library museum.
The Pont Saint Michel stone bridge in Paris that connects to the Ile de la Cite island along Quai des Orfevres and Quai des Grands Augustins on the River Seine.
This square is located in front of the City Hall in Paris which is called Hotel de Ville, and has history dating back to the 1200s when it was called Place de Greve.
The Pont d’Arcole bridge over the River Seine in Paris was constructed in the 1800s and connects the Ile de la Cite Island to the right bank next to Hotel de Ville.
The Place de la Porte Maillot square and park is close to the Palais de Congress on the axis in between the Arc de Triomphe and the Grande Arche.
The Square Barye is located on the tip of the Ile Saint Louis Island in Paris and has a large monument in its garden dedicated to the sculptor Antoine Louis Barye.
You will find that the Pont Sully in Paris is in fact two separate bridges over the River Seine that meet in the middle of the river on the Ile Saint Louis Island.
This square was inaugurated in 1968 and named Place Henri Mondor in honour of the French surgeon who practised in Paris at a nearby medical facility.
The Pont de Grenelle travels over the River Seine in Paris and connects to the Ile aux Cygnes island in the middle of the river where the Statue of Liberty stands.
The Andre Lefevre Square and garden in Paris is next to the Eglise Saint-Severin church, and has a childrens playground and statue of Emile Verhaeren.
The Petit-Pont, or Small Bridge in Paris is located very close to Notre Dame Cathedral and was one of the very first bridges over the River Seine.
The Montholon square in Paris was created in the 1860s and has two enormous plane trees, along with numerous other trees, bushes, flowers and large statue.
The Place de Catalogne is a modern square in the Montparnasse area of Paris, which was designed by architect Ricardo Bofill in a semi circular shape.
The Pont Notre-Dame bridge crosses over the River Seine connecting the right bank of the River to the Ile de la Cite island along Quai de la Corse.
The Place Blanche is located in the Montmartre area of Paris right by the famous Moulin Rouge cabaret venue, and acts is an intersection for three city roads.
The Pont de Tolbiac over the River Seine was the last bridge in Paris to be made of stone in the late 1800s and connects Quai de Bercy and Quai de la Gare
The Place Valhubert square is located close to Jardin des Plantes and the River Seine and was named after a military general during the reign of Napoleon I.
The Pont National over the River Seine connects between Quai Panhard et Levassor on the right bank and Boulevard Massena on the left bank of the river.
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