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Place de la Nation, Paris

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  • 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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  • 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 »
  • The monuments here come from the old gate to the city that was once here. Otherwise this is a huge traffic circle with gardens and a fountain in the center and lots of cafes on the periphery. Some Met...  more »

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