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Rodin’s Sculpture

As we walked from the parking lot to the Notre Dame, we walked through this lovely square. Rodin’s... read more

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Odéon / Saint-Michel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very lovely square in the center of Paris, one that many tourists pass through quickly but worth some extra time. Lovely.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 17 July 2018

As we walked from the parking lot to the Notre Dame, we walked through this lovely square. Rodin’s sculpture is in the middle and the planes and trees just surround it. There is a window of opportunity to take good pictures of the cathedral from...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Small square near Notre Dam. Is nice even in very cold winter. Imagine great at Christmas or in the summer. Very clean like many the same in Paris

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

The Square Rene Viviani is the location of a small Christmas market here in December, and was the purpose of our visit tonight. It’s a lovely little square with free wifi, right near the Notre Dame and it wasn’t too busy tonight either. Would be...More

Thank KylieIsTravelling
Reviewed 10 December 2017

... with the oldest tree in Paris. One of the many quaint parks you'll encounter from simply walking around Paris.

Thank Rey P
Reviewed 26 November 2017

This is a small park which could easily be passed if in a hurry. It is very well situated close to Ile de la Cite and Notre Dame. and does have some attractive and interesting features particularly in the centre (see photo attached). The oldest...More

Thank DrJimE
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This little park is quite amazing. It's located on a extremely busy intersection near Notre-Dame. Many buses and cars drive past here, making it look like a traffic jam most times. But when you enter this little piece of tranquility, you forget that you are...More

Thank Maryline H
Reviewed 9 June 2017

A sign at the entrance close to the church says that the oldest tree in Paris (1601) stands in this park. Although the top of the tree is gone, a large side branch is held up with two concrete pillars. Rose arbours (in bloom while...More

Thank SusanGH
Reviewed 23 April 2017

There are a lot of parks in Paris, but this one was very close to our hotel. We walked through it to get to Shakespeare & Company or to get to the Metro or RER. Our hotel concierge told us that the oldest tree in...More

Thank Mollie W
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Charming small park. It was closed for renovation (November, 2016) but we peeked through the fence at Paris's oldest tree. Stop by after visiting Notre Dame. And check out Shakespeare and Co next door. :)

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Odeon / Saint-Michel
As the bustling center of entertainment for the
residents of the Rive Gauche, the activity at Odéon
never stops. Boulevards are lined with traditional
cafes, restaurants, and boutique cinemas. The streets
surrounding the fountain at Saint-Michel provide
eateries from around the world. Lively bars are just
next door and the prototypical terraced French
brasserie is on every corner. The setting for this
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