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The Fontaine du Palmier located in the Place du Châtelet is a large circular pool topped by a column. It is decorated with bands of bronze and four statues at the bottom of the column sculpted by Louis-Simon Boizot, and the lower basin by Gabriel Davioud. Originally built to provide fresh drinking water, this fountain was considered as the largest fountain to be built during Napolean's reign. The fountain has been designated as historic monument since 1952.
Located between the 1st and 4th arrondissements of Paris, Place du Châtelet is one of the most important square of the city. It is home to several important structures and attractions, such as Théâtre du Châtelet and Théâtre de la Ville, to name a few. The square is highlighted by its centerpiece Fontaine du Palmier which celebrates the achievements of Napoleon Bonaparte. A gorgeous place to visit, Place du Châtelet should figure on every Parisian traveler's itinerary.
Dating back to 1912, it was among Paris's premier silent cinemas during that era. After a long closure during the World War II, it reopened as an auteur cinema hall. Over the many decades of its existence, Luminor Hôtel de Ville may have changed its name a few times, but its heart remained the same as an independent movie house. Showcasing independent films from all across the world wherein even catering to children, this cinema theater is among the best in the neighborhood.
This lovely church, in addition to its role as a religious sanctuary, serves as a musical mecca. Classically trained musicians make there way here from the far corners of the region to ply their trades - be it violin, viola or otherwise.
Île de la Cité's is one of two natural islands located within the city of Paris. This island is entirely shaped by the Seine River and located in the heart of the city. Many historians believe that the first group of people, a small Gallic tribe, settled on the island in 52 BC. It has been inhabited ever since by the likes of Romans, Merovingians, and contemporary French citizens. Visitors will find some of the city's most recognizable monument on the isle, including Notre-Dame, La Place Dauphine and Sainte Chapelle, to name only a few. These structures on Île de la Cité serve as an excellent representation of the beauty and architecture for which Paris is famous.
Place Baudoyer is famous for its open-air Baudoyer Market. Here you buy can quality local produce, seafood and of course cheese, something that brings most shoppers to this market. Place Baudoyer, located a walk away from the banks of the Reine river, it is also near to the beautiful Saint Gervais Saint Protais Church. Contact +33 8 3668 3112 for more information.