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Statue at Closerie

The statue outside of the Closerie des Lilas. Supposedly famous artists and writers gazed upon it... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Thomas V
Oakland, California
Interesting statue

When traveling as we are, you come across these statues and then go back later, often using Google... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
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10 Aug 2018
“Statue at Closerie”
27 Jul 2018
“Interesting statue”
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

The statue outside of the Closerie des Lilas. Supposedly famous artists and writers gazed upon it while talking and drinking at the famous cafe. Noble statue.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 27 July 2018

When traveling as we are, you come across these statues and then go back later, often using Google or Trip Advisor to try to figure out what it's all about. This is a good example of that. We got off the metro to head to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank elindoo
Reviewed 24 March 2018

I came across this bronze statue in a sidewalk area near the Closerie des Lilas, a favorite restaurant of Ernest Hemingway. The monument depicts Michel Ney, who commanded French troops in the French Revolutionary and the Napoleonic wars. I saw nothing remarkable about the statue,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Rumples
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

The Marechal Ney Statue is right near the Raspail Metro and is at the sound end of the gardens area where you can see views all the way up to the Luxembourg Palace. It’s an impressive statue - not something that you’d go out of...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank KylieIsTravelling
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Located in Paris' 6th Arrondissement, this monument to Michel Ney, honors a heroic military figure who fought in many battles and became a Marshal of the Empire under Napoleon. If you're in this pretty area have a look, but not a must see.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank StockholmKindaGuy
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The statue is not all that impressive, but it is located in a beautiful extension of the Jardin du Luxembourg, next to the Closerie des Lillas, famous old cafe, now swank restaurant.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The statue is not all that special or artistic, but it is set in a great area. Word is that Hemmingway threw stuff at it while drinking in the cafe nest door. I don't think you should do the same.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We were walking along the streets here just looking at everything and ran across this statue. We had to look him up right then to see who he was. Turns out he was a general in Napoleon's army. His nickname was Bravest of the Brave....More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank dgbg100106
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Worth a few minutes. Amazing to see the number of battles Marshal Ney fought. Compelled me to look up his history and read of his death.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank 154daniellet
Reviewed 22 August 2015

napoleon made Marshal Ney prince of Moscow. He was one of Napoleon's itrusted general's. He was nicknamed the bravest of the brave.all this my husband was able to tell me as he is very interest in history. The statue is near the Jardin Marco Polo

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Taxidevil
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