Thursday, September 15, 2011

Square Edouard-Vaillant, Paris park

History and description of the Square Edouard-Vaillant

This Paris park was built in 1879, named after the surgeon Jacques-René Tenon (1724-1816) "square tenon", it was renamed "square Edouard-vaillant", named after a politician.
The square has an area of 8,085m² (0.8ha) and is located between the city hall and the hospital Tenon.

Bandstand in the square

Creative commons

Léon Gambetta statue

Creative commons

This large stone statue is the work of Jean-Paul Aube and Louis-Charles Boileau.

In addition to the statue and the bandstand, there is a nice winter garden, miniature replica of the large greenhouses of the Second Empire.

Location of the square

The square is located in the XXth arrondissement of Paris.

How to get to the of the Square Edouard-Vaillant

To go to the Paris park, you can use the Paris metro line 3 or Paris metro line 3bis, Gambetta station.

Opening hours

The Paris square opens at 8am during the week and 9am on weekend and public holidays.
The closing depends on the season and month of the year.

The Paris park "Square Edouard-Vaillant" map

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