Place des Vosges

Type: Sightseeing

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Built on the site of a former royal residence, this planned square was constructed in the early 17th century by Henri IV and was originally called Place Royale. It is a unique example of 17th c....  Read More

  • Historic Sites: "Place des Vosges was built by Henri IV from 1605-1612. It was inaugurated in 1612 to celebrate the wedding of Louis XIII to Anne of Austria. Cardinal Richelieu is one of the many aristocratic and famous residents of this square (1615-1627, No. 21)."
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: Place des Vosges is the oldest planned square in Paris and is an historic testament Europe's royal city planning.

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