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Place St-Michel

Place St-Michel Review

This square was named for Gabriel Davioud's grandiose 1860 fountain sculpture of St. Michael vanquishing Satan—a loaded political gesture from Napoléon III's go-to guy, Baron Haussmann, who hoped St-Michel would quell the Revolutionary fervor of the neighborhood. The fountain is often used as a meeting point.

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  • Address: Latin Quarter, Paris, 75005 | Map It
  • Subway: Métro or RER: St-Michel
  • Location: The Latin Quarter
Updated: 02-19-2014

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