"Fountain on Place Saint-Michel" Fontaine Saint-Michel Tip by black_mimi99

Fontaine Saint-Michel, Paris: 7 reviews and 17 photos

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At the heart of Quartier Latin and close to Paris Universities, the Place St-Michel is a famous Paris landmark. The fountain in the center of the square was created by French sculptor Davioud in 1860 and represents Saint Michel, protector of France, slaying a dragon.

The cafés and shops around place St-Michel and place St-André-des-Arts are jammed with people, mainly young and, in summer, largely foreign, while the fountain on the place is a favourite meeting spot.

Address: Place Saint-Michel, 75006 Paris
Directions: Near Rue de l'Hirondelle.
Phone: +33 1 40 46 75 06

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 8, 2008
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