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Porte Saint-Denis

19 boulevard Saint Denis, 75002 Paris, France
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Beautiful

At the top of the hill in Montmartre, is the statue of the first bishop of Paris, Saint Denis... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
Pallavi M
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India
Nice Arch and WATCH FOR ROBBERS

As you can see from how many countries that I have visited (85 countries) from my reviews (well... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
Clevlander
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Springfield, Illinois
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29 Jul 2017
“Historic city entrance”
6 Apr 2018
“Beautiful”
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19 boulevard Saint Denis, 75002 Paris, France
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

At the top of the hill in Montmartre, is the statue of the first bishop of Paris, Saint Denis. . . In this statue Saint Denis is seen holding his own head. This is because, at first, he was sentenced to be crucified on top...More

Thank Pallavi M
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

As you can see from how many countries that I have visited (85 countries) from my reviews (well over 1300 reviews) that I am an experienced traveler and had a bad experience around here. The Arch is nicer than Porte Saint Martin but just a...More

Thank Clevlander
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

I don't know what I like more, the splendid architecture of this very old arch (with its important history), or the vibrant aspect of this dynamic Paris neighborhood, full of diverse people scurrying about. Lots to see here, lots of good food and drink, lots...More

Thank Thomas V
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

strange place for an arch, seems like its in the wrong part of paris! interesting area around though with not many tourists

Thank 22Atomic
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

Walk along Rue Saint-Denis and you will suddenly come across this interesting feature. Apparently the "porte" was one of the original gates to the city along one of the original streets.

1  Thank Nerad
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

Big arch built by Louis XIV now in an interesting diverse area in the middle of the old city. It's safe; don't be discouraged by the sex shops in the area.

Thank Thomas V
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

Nice old architecture. I came by here in the cab to the hotel then walked back for some snaps. There's obviously an attraction to it as I sat nearby in Burgers and Fries, and saw a guy posing for a good twenty minutes in front...More

Thank MrsFebruary22
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

As gorgeous as the Triumph Arch, just less famous than it. It also reminded me of Brandemburg Gate, which is normal, since these kinds of passage were standard in Middle Age.

Thank g_marianaa
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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Something different than the usual. Great surroundings with little bars and restaurants. Awesome vibe in the area.

Thank Niel J
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We were wandering around and encountered this gate. Beware of the pigeons and strong odor.... It is interesting to look at from a distance. Original gate ordered built by King.

Thank Patricia D
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Opera / Bourse
The neighbourhood around Opéra and Bourse is a belle
époque paradise of grand boulevards, refined arcades,
and mass-market art-nouveau entertainment. Here,
modern day workers continue to take advantage of the
legacy that nobility and finance left in the 19th
century. Brightly-lit brasseries, theatres, and
cinemas sit side by side with French bistros
predominating in one area and Japanese restaurants in
...More
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