Square du Vert-Galant
Histoire de Paris
(English translation by Google Translate with modifications:)
Square of the green lover
Until the construction of the Pont Neuf, the Ile de la Cité ended in the Jardin du Roi, which was built in the Place Dauphine. The current peak of the island consists of a combination of three islands in the City, central seat of the new bridge. The island's north island named Patriarch, extended to the east by a tiny island with a mill, called the Gourdaine, then the Mint, because its waterpower was used to power the royal mint. The South, the largest, was called Bureau Island, because it belonged to Hugh
Location. 48° 51.434′ N, 2° 20.441′ E. Marker is in Paraza, Île-de-France, in Paris. Touch for map. This marker is locate in Square du Vert-Galant near Pont Neuf on Ile de la Cite. Access is by foot only. Marker is in this post office area: Paraza, Île-de-France 75004, France.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jacques de Molay (here, next to this marker); Sainte-Chapelle (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Ici s’elevait Le Chapelle Saint Michel du Palais (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); La Conciergerie (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Libération de Paris (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Tribunal de Commerce (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); La Liberté Éclairant le Monde (approx. half a kilometer away); A Tous Les Français (approx. 0.6 kilometers away).
Categories. • Horticulture & Forestry • Man-Made Features •
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