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Fontaine Saint-Michel

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Fontaine Saint-Michel

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7 B Place Saint Michel, 75005 Paris France
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See top Paris sights on a leisurely hop-on hop-off Seine boat cruise. Forget traveling underground on the metro or tiring yourself out by walking, this boat cruise offers views of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed riverbanks and the ability to hop off whenever you'd like to see sights such as the Louvre, Musée d'Orsay, and the Eiffel Tower. Choose a 1- or 2-day ticket to fit your schedule.
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Dimitris L wrote a review Sep 2020
Sydney, Australia14,972 contributions55,353 helpful votes
Fontaine Saint-Michel is a huge monumental fountain located on a corner, at the end of a series of buildings. In some ways it is reminiscent of the fontana di Trevi in Rome, but not quite to that scale. Fontaine Saint-Michel depicts a number of figures but the central theme is of Saint Michael killing a dragon or the devil. We walked by this fountain several times and each time we had to stop and look at it. It is quite a spectacular monument and is worth visiting.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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MixaylB wrote a review Sep 2020
Hazmieh, Lebanon429 contributions62 helpful votes
A huge bronze statue of St Michael battling the devil in form of dragon is really very nice sculpture. 2 dragons on 2 columns serve as fountains. Sit right next to it to be refreshed!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Nick D wrote a review Apr 2020
Calgary, Canada1,316 contributions485 helpful votes
this huge fountain is at one of the entry points into the Latin Quarter. It is in a small plaza that is dwarfed by it. The sculpture is of the Angel Michael in his fight against evil. very busy intersection so it's hard to get a good photo.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Alice R wrote a review Mar 2020
Hobart, Australia7,343 contributions409 helpful votes
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Pink marble columns with bronze figurines and dragons, with detailed sculptures within the fountain, it is worth visiting.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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JnVSydney wrote a review Mar 2020
Sydney9,690 contributions1,307 helpful votes
Book end style monuments/fountains etc, are quite popular in paris however this one (designed by Gabriel Davioud), would have to be the most spectacular of them all. This monumental fountain, depicts the Angel Michael, (the Patron Saint of Warriors), fighting evil. For the best picies get there early or later, as this is a popular meeting place for tourist groups.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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