History and visit the Place de la Madeleine in Paris
The place de la madeleine is in the 8th arrondissement of Paris. It is situated in the district of La Madeleine. It is rectangular in shape and measures 218 meters in length to 128 meters wide.
Place de La Madeleine starts at 24-27, rue Royale and ends at 1-2, rue Tronchet. The creation of this magnificent place was made on 2 June 1824.
It is located near the Church of the Madeleine hence its name. The construction of this site was made in 1815 on areas that were addicted to the old church of La Madeleine. The church of La Madeleine is located on the square in front of Chevilly.
Two beautiful fountains made by Gabriel Davioud decorating the Place de la Madeleine. The first fountain was moved to Santiago in place in 1903. She gave up a statue of Jules Simon. The second fountain was transferred to the Place François 1er in 1910. The latter gave way to a monument of Victorien Sardou.
Constructions sensational rich history can be found on the Place de la Madeleine. You can admire the works of Théodore Charpentier and Jean-Baptiste-Jules Klagmann. Famous people lived in the Place de la Madeleine as the writer André Rivoire, Jean Cocteau, Jules Simon, Camille Saint-Saëns. This place houses the Lavatory Madeleine historical monument since 2011.
Transfer to the Place de la Madeleine in Paris
Place de La Madeleine away to a distance of 20.7 km from Orly airport, 27.5 km from Charles de Gaulle Airport and 84.6 km from the airport of Beauvais.