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History and visit the Porte Saint-Denis in Paris
The Porte Saint Denis is an impressive triumphal arch located in the 10th arrondissement of Paris, between the intersections of the axis and boulevards Saint-Denis. IT was built in 1672. It was designed by the architect François Blondel and the sculptor Michel Anguier.
The architecture of this work is classic. It respects and presents the art of his time. It measures 24.65 meters wide, 5 meters thick and 25 meters high. It has been classified as a historic monument since 1862.
Previously, Paris had three books named Porte Saint-Denis. The first dates from the thirteenth century, the second of the fourteenth century and the third time in 1672. The latter was built on the place where the door of the Middle Ages.
The Porte Saint-Denis was built under the orders of Louis XIV following the victory of the armies on the Rhine and in Franche-Comté. It mimics the Arch of Titus in Rome. It has two arches, the large 8 meters in height and 3.30 meters in height small.
The sculptures are not left on the bow instead they are presented. Between the arcade and the entablature of the arch are placed bas reliefs depicting the battle made by Michel Anguier. Majestic sculptures adorn the two pillars of the arc by placing them on bases. The entablature consists of a frieze showing the glory of Louis XIV with bronze letters.
Transfer to the Porte Saint-Denis in Paris The Porte Saint-Denis is located at a distance of 19 km from Orly airport, 26.1 km from Charles de Gaulle Airport and 89.5 km from the airport of Beauvais.