Landmarks in Paris France - Page 8

Now when walking around Paris, you will find many different types of landmarks all over city including historical squares and gardens, buildings, churches, through to restored waterways and canals which have been designed or restored with the local and tourist in mind.

Paris landmarks

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Jardin Du Luxembourg Park And Gardens

The Luxembourg gardens has attractions like tennis courts, playground, pond with model boats, puppet shows, many different statues and the Palais du Luxembourg.

Palais du Luxembourg Palace

The historical Palais du Luxembourg is located within the Luxembourg gardens in the 6th Arrondissement of Paris and is now home to the French Senate.

Square Louvois

The Louvois Square in Paris located in the 2nd Arrondissement close to Bibliotheque Richelieu-Louvois, has a rich history that goes back to the 1700s.

Square Scipion - Now Square Theodore Monod

This Paris square in the 5th Arrondissement was originally known as Square Scipion, but was renamed in 2011 after the French explorer Theodore Monod.

The Bassin De La Villette In Paris

Built in the 1800s the artificial lake called Bassin de la Villette has now become a place for leisure activities like boating and kayaking plus much more.

Square Jacques-Bidault

The Square Jacques-Bidault is a small square in the 2nd Arrondissement of Paris that was named after a General Secretary who died in a concentration camp.

Place Bernard Halpern Square

This square in the 5th Arrondissement of Paris was renamed in 1985 to Place Bernard-Halpern in honour of Ukraine doctor Bernard Nathalie Halpern.

The Jardin Des Grands Explorateurs

This garden is named after two explorers and in fact is two separate gardens where you can discover statues and the famous Fontaine des Quatre Parties du Monde.

Square Paul Painleve

This small square in Paris is named after mathematician Paul Painleve and was 1st laid out in 1900 by architect Jean-Camille Formige in the 5th Arrondissement.

Place Des Pyramides Square

This Paris square sits right next to the Musee du Louvre and the Tuileries Gardens and is home to the impressive gilded equestrian statue of Joan of Arc.

Square Saint-Medard

Located in the 5th Arrondissement of Paris Square Saint-Medard has a small garden that was an old cemetery next to a church called the Eglise Saint-Medard.

Square Taras-Chevtchenko

This square in Paris was named after Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko and was built on the old cemetery of the Saint Peter Chapel in the 6th Arrondissement.

Canal de l’Ourcq Waterway

Constructed in the 1800s Canal de l’Ourcq is over 100km long and flows through places like Parc de la Villette, Sevran Forest and connects to Canal Saint-Martin.

Place Denfert-Rochereau Square

This historical Paris square called Place Denfert-Rochereau, has the Lion of Belfort monument, three gardens around it and the entrance to the Paris Catacombs.

Passerelle De La Moselle Pedestrian Bridge

The Passerelle de la Moselle footbridge bridge crosses the Bassin de la Villette in the 19th Arrondissement between Quai de la Seine and Quai de la Loire.

Square Gaston Baty In Paris

This Paris square in the Montparnasse area was named after French playwright Gaston Baty, and has a childrens playground and statue of Chaim Soutine.

The Square Marcel Pagnol

This Paris square was originally named Square Laborde when laid out by Jean Charles Alphand, but was renamed Square Marcel Pagnol.

Square Claude-Nicolas Ledoux

This Paris square is dedicated to the French architect Claude-Nicolas Ledoux and within its English style garden you can also find the statue of Ludovic Trarieux.

Square Abbe Migne

This Paris square and garden is located within Place Denfert-Rochereau behind the East Pavillons d’Enfer building and was named after a French priest.

Square Jacques Antoine

This square in Paris is found within the Place Denfert-Rochereau and was name after the architect Jacques Antoine who designed the building for the French Mint.

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