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Small, green, pretty ... and an excellent view to Notre Dame

A sign at the entrance close to the church says that the oldest tree in Paris (1601) stands in this... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
SusanGH
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Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Small park, but very nice location

There are a lot of parks in Paris, but this one was very close to our hotel. We walked through it... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
Mollie W
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

A sign at the entrance close to the church says that the oldest tree in Paris (1601) stands in this park. Although the top of the tree is gone, a large side branch is held up with two concrete pillars. Rose arbours (in bloom while...More

Thank SusanGH
Reviewed 23 April 2017

There are a lot of parks in Paris, but this one was very close to our hotel. We walked through it to get to Shakespeare & Company or to get to the Metro or RER. Our hotel concierge told us that the oldest tree in...More

Thank Mollie W
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Charming small park. It was closed for renovation (November, 2016) but we peeked through the fence at Paris's oldest tree. Stop by after visiting Notre Dame. And check out Shakespeare and Co next door. :)

Thank LaurLaur824
Reviewed 19 July 2015

This cute little square is located a short walk away from Notre Dame. On a nice sunny day, you may wish to just sit around and read a book here. You may also find it interesting to know that this square houses the oldest planted...More

Thank Shahana19
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

You wouldn't give the oldest living inhabitant of Paris a second glance in passing ... but there it is !! Just a few steps from the Notre-Dame Cathedral, on the small square Rene' Vivani stands an ancient tree, the robina pseudoacacia, believed to have been...More

Thank NomadiChris
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Named after a former Prime Minister of France, this square oozes charm with stepped landscaping that features myriad trees, walkways and flower beds. Daffodils filled the area when I was there, brightening the area with yellow on a gloomy day.The oldest tree in Paris, thought...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2015

Square Rene Viviani is beside St Julien le Pauvre Church. It is just across the Seine from Notre Dame and marks the start of the Latin Quarter. The square is a pleasant green space with plenty of park benches under shady trees. You barely notice...More

Thank Jolyon67
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