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Place des Vosges, Paris
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The oldest planned square in Paris, Place des Vosges is a quiet spot surrounded by cafes and shops. Listen to the trickle of water from one of the four fountains while sitting at a bench. Henri IV built this perfect square 140 sq m (460 sq ft) from 1605 to 1612 to use as a royal pavilion for duels. Green lawns radiate out from its center. Expertly manicured lindens surround a formal plantation of mature linden trees called a bosquet, which provide a shady oasis. With our custom trip planner, Paris attractions like Place des Vosges can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • We stayed in Le Marais and walked through St Germain on our way to Pere LaChaise cemetary. If we had had more time we would have gone inside to learn more about Victor Hugo. It is a beautiful area and...  more »
  • I can't count the number of times where I went to Place des Vosges, but every time, it's the same sense of wonder: quiet, clean architectural lines, facades in red brick, the high ceilings, the central garden, beautiful shops bordering square, café terraces, the art galleries, the musicians enjoying the beautiful sound that give the arcades. Do not hesitate, go and iron, you too will be conquered!
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  • Like that here not overwhelmed me dashing tourist traffic flows on to the city of Paris. And here's got here! Delightfully! Unlike me Osman got here. And slavo God! How it is beautiful here and "istorichno", and it seems that Richelieu (lived here), sit in coach and go to the Vendome for new sjurtukom.
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  • We rented a boat there and go for a row. The lake is quite big, but shallow, so it is safe even without safe vests. It was a lot of fun!
  • Nice place in Paris centre. An area where you can relax. Enjoy the beauty of Paris.
  • A very nice place to spend a sunny afternoon in Paris. Plenty of art galleries (not my favorite ones!) Some very nice cafés specially the cafe Carette where you can have some of the best patisseries in town.
  • A really nice place to get some fresh air, relax and forget about your troubles! Enjoy some sunshine in the garden or curl up with a book under the shade of a tree. You really can have it all here!
  • I decided to walk through this urban park on my way back to my hotel and was pleasantly surprised at how calming that experience was. Even though Amsterdam isn't a particularly loud city, walking through the park felt like the city had been left behind. It was nice to watch the locals play soccer, picnic, walk their dogs. Great green space. Tip: It is a long and narrow park. Great place to hang out and chill.