Place de la Nation, Paris

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  • August 7, 2017
    At the entrance to the place of the Nation, you will first see the two columns of the throne and its two booths created in 1797 by the architect Claude Nicolas Ledoux. They formed a barrier of grant at the entrance to the course of Vincennes. In 1845, two statues of Philippe Auguste, and St. Louis have been added to their Summit. You can see all the sculptures on these columns as well as the booths. These columns have been classified at the Historical Monuments in 1907. Then the place of the Nation itself, is on the sculpted group "The triumph of the Republic" of the sculptor Jules Dale inaugurated in 1899. You can see in detail all the characters and the fineness of the sculptures. Look at the pictures. Come by metro, station "Nation".
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  • August 3, 2017
    The square itself is not worth a visit. However, it is a focal point of Parisian roads and ball of the various subway lines that can reach almost every point. The area is also excellent for stay given that at night it's pretty quiet and there are several bars and restaurants.
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  • July 9, 2017
    Ease of access to metro, lots of lovely cafes and bistros. Nice friendly feel to the area and great starting point for touring paris  more »

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