L'île aux Cygnes, Paris

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Discover a small, unique escape from the city at L'île aux Cygnes, an artificial island in the middle of the Seine. The narrow islet mostly consists of a tree-lined walkway where you can jog, stroll, or simply people-watch from one of the benches. At the end of the path stands a Statue of Liberty, a one-fourth scale replica of its larger relative in New York City. Nearby, look out for the public workout space and playground tucked under the Grennelle Bridge. Plan your L'île aux Cygnes visit and explore what else you can see and do in Paris using our Paris travel itinerary planner.
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  • looks wonderful statue of liberty at the Eiffel Tower! Though she and the little I still impressed, nice even less is))
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  • Actually an artificial strip of land measuring 36 feet at its widest point, created in 1827 to protect the Pont de Grenelle. Besides giving that point of support to the Grenelle bridge, it's claim of ...  more »
  • Whilst similar to the Statue of Liberty in New York and worthy of a lovely photo opportunity I would not make a special trip to see it.It was a nice surprise to se from my hotel a quite a nice walk ar...  more »
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  • Beautiful and romantic
  • Swan island is an artificial island that has been restructured at the time of the construction of the bridge of Grenelle. It is very appreciated by walkers and allows to see the Statue of liberty, a copy to 1/4 in New York.
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  • Few people know that in Paris there is a copy of the masterpiece of Bartholdi who is located in New York City. worth a visit anyway on the Seine.
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  • If you want to see the real statue of liberty, you have to visit this place in Paris, the New York statue is a replica of this gift of the French to the Americans in one of the world exhibitions, I understand
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  • great historical significance, do you immediately in New York City, easy to reach is in a small island and there is even an area equipped for training from here you can enjoy a beautiful view to the Eiffel tour
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