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1 Place Colette, 75001 Paris, France
Louvre / Palais-Royal
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

Very pretty and unique art decorating the entrance to this Metro station just outside the Palais Royal and the Louvre. Take a picture.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Of all the lovely metro entrances in Paris, this one stands apart as unique. Shaped like two crowns embellished with glass, this metro design is the newest in the city. It was designed in the year 2000 by Jean-Michel Othoniel to celebrate the 100th anniversary...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

The ornate metro station of Palais Royal is fairly extravagant but very pleasing to the eye. This metro station puts a smile on your face.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 8, 2018

This is close to the Louve museum and across the French Comic Opera. Its the most beautiful station entrance in whole of Paris. Very nice!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Clevlander
Reviewed January 10, 2018

There is a tiny little square called Place Colette. It is on rue Sainte Honore, near the Palace and across from the Louvre. The metro stop is called Royal and and after glancing at the entrance I came to the conclusion, in my great wisdom,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank bob2bkk
Reviewed December 18, 2017 via mobile

My friends and I were walking past this today and were wondering what it was, and discovers it to be a unique and ornate entrance to the Metro station. It’s quite beautiful and free to see, and is worth taking a look if you’re in...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed October 13, 2017

I was curious to see what this decorated Metro station entrance was all about. It's kind of Bollywood and cool.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed April 1, 2017

This Metro entrance has very cute decorations. And it's located in a lovely square in the middle of Paris. I recommend a visit to the Comedie Francaise gift store.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed March 28, 2017

One of the most ornamental entrances of all the Metro stations and the artwork is known as “Kiosk of the night owls”. The metro station is located between the Louvre and the lovely Palais Royal gardens.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Rubaiyat E S
Reviewed November 9, 2016

The decoration of it is Christmas-like, or maybe something that reminds me of fairy tales. Anyway, it's a pretty and different one. Even if you won't take the subway, you'll still have nice photos of it.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Rue de Rivoli are shadowed by mosaics in front of
decorated vitrines and hotels. Place Vendôme is lined
with the world’s best jewelers and their glittering
window displays. Every other establishment has someone
to open the door for you or park your car. You can
spend hours gazing at its haute couture shops or
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Unfortunately, there are many metro stations innaccessible to wheelchairs. Do not rely too much on people to get them up and down the stairs. Try to find an alternative with the bus and the RER
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