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Fontaine Saint-Michel

44 boulevard Saint Michel, 75270 Paris, France
+33 1 40 46 75 06
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44 boulevard Saint Michel, 75270 Paris, France
Odéon / Saint-Michel
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+33 1 40 46 75 06
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"latin quarter"
in 28 reviews
"archangel michael"
in 9 reviews
"lovely fountain"
in 6 reviews
"left bank"
in 9 reviews
"baron haussmann"
in 4 reviews
"meeting point"
in 6 reviews
"red marble"
in 2 reviews
"street performances"
in 2 reviews
"nice monument"
in 2 reviews
"meeting spot"
in 2 reviews
"across the bridge"
in 3 reviews
"notre dame"
in 11 reviews
"worth a stop"
in 2 reviews
"taking photos"
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"metro stop"
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"walking tour"
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"crepes"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely fountain. Good for family photos or selfies. This is located in Latin Quarter. Great place for lots of shops, restaurants and cafes. Must see stop.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The statue is on the side of a building, facing the Seine on the opposite side of the river than the Louvre. In fact, we passed it while walking from the Louvre to Notre Dame. The statue of Michael is in the middle with pink...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Like many statues in Paris. Big and imposing. Just down the road from our hotel. Great restaurants there too in the area

Thank Jo K
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

The fountain was constructed in 1858-60 to designs of the architect Gabriel Davioud.as part of the grand re-planning of Paris by Baron Haussmann, part of which was the Boulevard Saint Michael. It disguises what would otherwise be the ugly gable of the building and is...More

Thank Ian C
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Fontaine Saint-Michel is located across Pond Saint-Michel, and very close to Notre-Dame. It is a beautiful large fountain with a bronze statue of Saint-Michel atop Satan. Saint-Michel statues and paintings are found across Paris, and he is usually shown battling a dragon, but here he...More

1  Thank Ronak S
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

The centerpiece of the fountain is a sculpture of the Archangel Michel standing over Satan. On each side of that statue are 2 columns of red Marble. Flanking the fountain basin are two dragons. Four women representing, Prudence, Power, Justice and Temperance are placed upon...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful spot to stop when strolling around the Latin quarter or on the way to Notre-Dame

Thank Okil
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

This large fountain located in the 6th arrondissement was inaugurated in 1860. After a great deal of controversy among municipal administration, the resulting fountain depicts the Archangel Michael defeating the Devil. One of the few "wall fountains" in Paris (as opposed to free standing). Unfortunately,...More

Thank Larry C
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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Pick a cafe overlooking the fountain and the square as well as the seine. You can make this stop after or before visitng the notre dame

Thank maamoun m
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

It is a beautiful place to stop by to appreciate free art. The fountain was not working but there is an sculpture there, full of details as well as the whole architecture and design very well done. Definitely Paris had wonderful artists, and architects. I...More

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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
...More
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Response from Alexandra P | Reviewed this property |
I'd like to have an answer for that but I really don't know. In february it seemed to be stopped for a long time.
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