Squares in Paris France - Page 1
You will find numerous different squares in Paris and many of these have a rich history such as the Place de Vosges or have impressive and very historical monuments just like the Place de la Concorde with the oldest monument in Paris called the Luxor Obelisk, yet was also the scene of the beheadings during the French Revolution and many other famous places you can visit when you are on holiday in Paris, just like the Bastille Square.
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The Place Charles de Gaulle is often known as the Place de l'Etoile or star square, and is most famous for being the location of the Arc de Triomphe.
- Photos of Arc de Triomphe
The Place de la Bastille or Bastille square as it is also known, is famous for the fortress that used to stand here and the Storming of the Bastille, which marked the start of the French Revolution, and is also home to the Colonne de Juillet.
- Photos of Place de la Bastille
Located on the border of the 1st and 2nd Arrondissements of Paris, the Place des Victoires was the first circular place of its kind and it was built around a statue in honour of King Louis XIV.
The Place de la Concorde is the largest square in Paris that is located along the River Seine between the Tuileries gardens and the Champs Elysees Avenue, and this square has its own rich history, but it also has the oldest monument in Paris located in the centre called the Luxor Obelisk.
- Photos of Place de la Concorde
The Place des Vosges is one of the beautiful and historic squares in Paris that dates back to the 1600s and it is one of the popular places to visit with it being home to many art galleries, gourmet restaurants and the Maison Victor Hugo.
The Place du Tertre is within the Montmartre area of Paris only a short walk from the Sacre Coeur Basilica and many other tourist attractions and museums.
The Place Vendome in Paris is probably most well known as the square that is home to the fabulous Ritz hotel, but is also home to retail stores, famous jewellers and well known dress designers in couture, and in the middle of the square is one of the old monuments in Paris.
- Photos of Napoleon I statue
This square in Paris is close to the River Seine opposite the Ile Saint Louis, but was only renamed in 2007 to Square Marie-Trintignant after the French actress.
Place des Abbesses is within the Montmartre area of Paris and is home to an art nouveau metro entrance, plus the Square Jehan-Rictus with the I Love You wall.
The Square Jehan-Rictus is located at the Place des Abbesses in the Montmartre area of Paris, which is also home to Le Mur des Je t'Aime or I love You Wall.
The Place des etats-Unis translates to the Place of the United States and is a small park in Paris that is connected to the Square Thomas Jefferson.
The Square Thomas Jefferson is located at the Place des Etats-Unis, and designed to commemorate the relationship between America and France.
The Place du Chatelet is a square in Paris has a fountain and statue that commemorates some of the victories Napoleon Bonaparte I had.
- Photos of Victoire statue
This square in Paris has different monuments, a playground for children, area for French bowles and is also close to the Gaite Lyrique theatre.
The Place dauphine is a historical square in Paris named after the son of King Henri IV, and this triangular square is located on the Ile de la Cite island.
- Photos of Place Dauphine
Named after the Battle of Stalingrad, this historical square in Paris is located at an intersection between the Canal de l'Ourcq and the Canal Saint-Martin.
This square is on the Ile de la Cite Island by the oldest bridge in Paris called the Pont Neuf and covers an area of approximately 1,600 metres squared.
- Photos of Square du Vert Galant
This garden and square in Paris is dedicated to French writers who died during World War I, and has beautiful floral decorations and trees.
This square in Paris is most well known for its fountain called Saint Michaels Fountain, which is actually the highest fountain in Paris.
- Photos of Place Saint Michel
This square in Paris is probably most well known for the impressive Madeleine church, however it is also home to gourmet boutiques and restaurants like Fauchon.
- Photos of Le Jugement Dernier sculpture
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