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Good to go

Very nice place to sit down and read a book when the whether is good enough. Victor Hugo is a... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2018
562valentinD
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Eybens, France
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Great Plaza

This is a nice quiet plaza to stroll around. Very low key but there's a few places to eat outside... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
amylfed
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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

Very nice place to sit down and read a book when the whether is good enough. Victor Hugo is a famous writer who committed Les Miserables

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

This is a nice quiet plaza to stroll around. Very low key but there's a few places to eat outside. I do prefer the eateries closer to the center, but our hotel was in this plaza and made for a great location to stay. I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank amylfed
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

On the one hand, this square is beautiful for its layout and its location, surrounded by Belle-Époque buildings that make Grenoble look halfway picturesque at least in one small area. But on the other hand, as the Place Victor-Hugo sits at a busy part of...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed July 13, 2018

A typically French looking park. Stunning buildings and a very pretty fountain in the middle. Just fantastic

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

I used to love coming here when I lived in Grenoble. I would sit and look at the fountain and feel carefree. I guess coming back here 12 years later made me feel a little nostalgic. For me, place Victor Hugo never lost it's magic....More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

In the Spring it's nice to take a stroll through the park or get a coffee in one of the cafés in or across the street from la place. You can sit down and just do some people watching (there are many to watch!) An...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

I ended up in this beautiful park several times during my visit to Grenoble. It was very relaxing just to watch the flowers and the surrounding old buildings for some moments before continuing to explore the city.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

In the picture the area looks bigger. It was a nice chilled morning with a sunny weather. Suitable for reading

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank tatiana k
Reviewed September 19, 2017

Good place for a stopover when you are sightseeing Grenoble. Nice bar to spend some evening time. Hope to come again and enjoy the Christmas market.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Natalia_Yusupova
Reviewed July 28, 2017

While wandering the streets of Grenoble we stumbled upon Place Victor Hugo, much to our delight. There are restaurants and stores surrounding the park, yet you can escape from the busy pace of the city by wandering in and gazing at the fountain. Very pleasant.

Date of experience: July 2017
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