Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Paris park, square Jean XXIII

History and description of the Paris park "Square Jean XXIII"

The Archbishop's Palace was situated on a land alongside the Cathedral Notre Dame until 1830 and was destroyed and replaced in 1837 by a garden.
The square was completed in 1844 and is located at the edge of the "Ile de la Cité", behind the apse of the Cathedral Notre-Dame.

The paris park welcomes several trees (cherry trees from Japan, Turkish Hazel, spruces, tamarixs, chesnut trees, a Hungarian oak...).

In the center of the paris park, there is the Fountain of the Virgin, a neo-Gothic work from the architect Vigoureux and the sculptor Merlieux.

Paris - Île de la Cité: Square Jean XXIII - la Fontaine de la Vierge
Creative commons

You can also admire the statute of Carlo Goldoni, an Italian playwright.

Location of the Paris park "Square Jean XXIII"

The park is located on the 4th arrondissement of Paris.

How to get to the Park

You can use the Paris metro line 4 cité station to reach the square.

Entrance fee

The park is a free admission paris park.

Paris park "Square Jean XXIII" map

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