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Paris, France
Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
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Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Watched locals playing bocce in the square with picnics... Delightful! Then an immense party of people (I was told 800 people!) dressed in white showed up with tables and chairs and food and white balloons and and candelabras and centerpieces... A piano player 'street musician'......More

Thank Alexandra V
Reviewed 20 June 2016

On the island in the middle of the Seine, this little square on the northwest side of the ille, this is a great place to relax. Several cafes and food places will help you get a care of beer and enjoy the afternoon while touring...More

Thank tfizzle
Reviewed 5 May 2016

This 3-acre triangle on the western end of Ile de la Cite brings me back on my visits to Paris, because of its charm and tranquility. Located just east of the Pont Neuf's midpoint, the place features space to roam, old-fashioned street lamps, benches, shade...More

1  Thank Rumples
Reviewed 24 April 2016

One of my favourite squares in Paris. I always visit when I am in France. A small square with some lovely restaurants around it, it has beautiful trees, a lovely sitting area and a very calm and inviting atmosphere.

Thank Ibadanboy
Reviewed 14 March 2016

This was the first area I ended up at when I started exploring Paris. It is a nice quiet square (well technically it’s triangular, but whatever…) especially when compared to the hustle and bustle of the rest of Île de la Cité. There are a...More

1  Thank Chris B
Reviewed 27 February 2016

It was nice while passing by Pont Neuf and had good experience. I love Paris and it was more than enough that it was another place to be at

Thank ZaimJee
Reviewed 13 February 2016

The square at the western end of the Ile de la Cite was the second project for building the public squares in the city (after the Place des Vosges) started by Henry IV in 1607. The square has a triangular shape and it is a...More

3  Thank Borzov
Reviewed 29 September 2015

The Place Dauphine is my favourite square in Paris. It is small, beautiful and simple - not full of tourists and with just he right mix of trees, grass, sand, restaurants & cafes. Perfect. I used to live 3 minutes away and spent many a...More

3  Thank Ibadanboy
Reviewed 25 September 2015

A nice little place to sit and rest for a while in the middle of sightseeing. Of course, it'll always be connected with commissaire Maigret for those who have read the books.

4  Thank 28lena44
Reviewed 20 September 2015

went to this place in the night post dinner. nice little square I would call it... lot of people peacefully enjoying the summer night. got to play petanque with the Parisians too! good fun.

1  Thank bheee
Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
Two islands sit in the middle of the Seine at the very
heart of Paris. The more majestic one, Ile de la Cité,
sparkles with history. This is the birthplace of
Paris, the home of the Gothic Sainte-Chapelle, and the
site of the prison where Marie Antoinette was held
before her execution. Tourists flock to see the iconic
Notre Dame and the beautiful bridges that straddle the
Seine. Ile Saint-Louis, the more provincial island,
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