Place des Vosges
- 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.