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On the Parvis

On the big square in front of Notre Dame you will find this noble statue of the great king. It's... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2019
Thomas V
Oakland, California
Nice statue

This statue is very large and rather well done. It’s on the bank of the river and right it front... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2019
Chicago, Illinois
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Parvis Notre-Dame, Ile de la Cite, 75004 Paris, France
Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
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Reviewed May 18, 2019

On the big square in front of Notre Dame you will find this noble statue of the great king. It's placed near the marker for the spot from which all distance is measured in France.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed April 9, 2019 via mobile

This statue is very large and rather well done. It’s on the bank of the river and right it front of Notre Dame. It’s worth a quick look.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 3, 2019

We came across this statue after visiting Notre Dame Cathedral and is of Charlemagne on horseback and looks very impressive.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 23, 2019

A big noble statue on the Parvis in front of the cathedral. You can stop here and rest a b it in the midst of all the crowds headed to the big church.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Thomas V
Reviewed December 30, 2018

Charlemagne and his guards (Charlemagne et ses Leudes) is an equestrian monument found at Notre Dame Square just in front of the cathedral. This is the works of French architects Louis and Charles Rochet and was created for the Universal Exposition of 1878. Here you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

This statue is right outside Notre Dame and is impossible to miss, it isn't as lovely as Notre Dame itself but worth noticing whilst here.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

This statue is just across the notre-Dem cathedral. Really good place to sit & spend sometime. You can also enjoy the weather and river site from here.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

This seems to be the meeting place for all the tours - which by the way, I highly recommend the Skip the line for Notre Dame to the top! This statue is really a beautiful one.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

You can't miss this statue when you come to visit Notre Dame as it is right there on the square in front of the cathedral. Important.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed July 28, 2018

The equestrian statue is just to the right of Notre Dame Cathedral. As we were standing there some police with some heavy firepower walked right past us which was cool. The statue is very tall in size and very cool. You only need a few...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Daniel A
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Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
Two islands sit in the middle of the Seine at the very
heart of Paris. The more majestic one, Ile de la Cité,
sparkles with history. This is the birthplace of
Paris, the home of the Gothic Sainte-Chapelle, and the
site of the prison where Marie Antoinette was held
before her execution. Tourists flock to see the iconic
Notre Dame and the beautiful bridges that straddle the
Seine. Ile Saint-Louis, the more provincial island,
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