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Fontaine Saint-Michel

44 boulevard Saint Michel, 75270 Paris, France
+33 1 40 46 75 06
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Paris Latin Quarter Night Walking Tour
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Historical Private Walking : Notre-Dame to the Champs-Élysées
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44 boulevard Saint Michel, 75270 Paris, France
Odeon / Saint-Michel
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+33 1 40 46 75 06
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was the meeting point for our walking tour and the location is just right next to the exit of the metro. Around the majestic fountain are lots of quaint cafes and souvenir shops selling pretty pictures. It is an easy walk to the bridge...More

Thank Pintheworld
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Walking around Paris you see so many gems just any ole place. This fountain is one of those examples.

Thank Richard-Julie_K
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This is Paris's most famous fountain! There's not another one like it! It features Saint Michael (Saint Michel in French) killing the Devil at the centre and dragon-like creatures on the edges. It's quite beautiful tbh

1  Thank Alexandre C
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The fountain itself its great, but the monument looks like it is forgotten by the city! Hopefully they will clean it up!!

Thank ljaidar
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Walked past during a walking tour. If it weren't for the hoards of people standing there, we would have missed it. It is quite large, but was nothing special. If you are in the area, stop by. If not, don't make a special trip for...More

Thank MissDawnAnn
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The size and scale of the fountain is impressive. Easily found and identified, the locale is used by tour groups as a meeting place, so it might get crowed especially on the hour.

Thank Jim T
Reviewed 19 April 2017

St Michel Fountain is located on Place Saint-Michel in the Latin Quarter. This monumental oversized fountain has ornately decorated arch, sculptured figures sprouting water and attention to detail are just amazing. St Michel fountain signifies the triumph of good over evil, characterised respectively by archangel...More

Thank Rubaiyat E S
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This fountain has long been a popular meeting place in the middle of the university quarter on the Left Bank. Built by Haussmann as a monument at the beginning of Blvd. Saint-Michel. Pretty. Lots of good book stores nearby.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Large beautiful fountain in touristy area of Latin Quarter. Swarming with tourists taking selfies. Water was not currently running, but still well worth a visit. Many inexpensive tourist restaurants nearby.

Thank sunshyn468
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Very very close to Notre Dame, you can easily walk there, it will be 3 minutes across the bridge. The fontaine itself is a marvellous work, really big and imposing, lovely to admire. Unfortunately when we visited it there was no water running and it...More

Thank Alexandra P
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Odeon / Saint-Michel
As the bustling center of entertainment for the
residents of the Rive Gauche, the activity at Odéon
never stops. Boulevards are lined with traditional
cafes, restaurants, and boutique cinemas. The streets
surrounding the fountain at Saint-Michel provide
eateries from around the world. Lively bars are just
next door and the prototypical terraced French
brasserie is on every corner. The setting for this
...More
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