Thomas Jefferson Statue

Type: Historic Sites

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Centuries later and it's altogether too easy to forget that before he was the third president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson also served a term here in Paris as the US Ambassador to France...  Read More


  • Sightseeing: "This statue sits at the foot of the Pont Solferino, the pedestrian bridge that connects the Tuileries to the Musée d'Orsay. So once you're done visiting the Musée d'Orsay, say hello to Jefferson's statue before you walk across the bridge to the Tuileries where you'll find the exquisite L'Orangerie."
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: Take a look at what Thomas Jefferson holds in his hand. It's a sketch of the Hôtel de Salm upon which he modeled Monticello.

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