Square des Ecrivains Combattants Morts pour la France
This is one of the small yet charming gardens in Paris that has beautiful floral decorations and a few trees that provides a nice bit of greenery within the city and is dedicated to French writers who died during World War I.
About Square des Ecrivains Combattants Morts pour la France
The Square des Ecrivains Combattants Morts pour la France is a square in Paris that was official named by decree on the 11th February 1928 and is dedicated to the French writers such as Charles Peguy and Guillaume Apollinaire, who died during the Great War, or World War I, as many would know it.
And even though you will not discover a statue or monument in Paris at this location, it is a charming small garden that has a beautiful flowerbed with numerous different plants that provides an ever changing scenery, for a nice green space in the city of Paris where you can admire the roses, the flowering ash, pretty floral decorations along with trees and bushes such as a cedar, larch and eucalyptus.
Yet if you decide to visit The Pantheon, which is one of the major tourist attractions in Paris, this is where you will find many famous people buried like Marie Curie, the French resistance fighter Jean Moulin, the writer Victor Hugo etc. You will also find a plaque dedicated to the French writers who died for France during World War I, and over 500 names are written on panels, which coincides with the name dedicated to this square in Paris.
Access to Square des Ecrivains Combattants Morts pour la France
The Square des Ecrivains Combattants Morts pour la France is located in the 16th Arrondissement very close to the Musee Marmottan Monet, and if you walk a little further you will discover the fabulous gardens in Paris called the Jardins du Ranelagh where there is a puppet theatre, childrens playgrounds and activities, a carousel and the Theatre Ranelagh.
You can access this square via 22 Boulevard Suchet or the Avenue du Marechal Maunoury at numbers 21 and 25, even though the address is officially number 23.
When it comes to public transport in Paris, the nearest Metro stations are either La Muette or the Ranelagh stops on line 9, however the La Muette stop is slightly easier to get to.