Colonne Vendôme

Place Vendôme - 75001 Paris

Louvre - 1er Arrondissement


In 1810, the column that we see today was placed in the centre of the place Vendôme. 44 metres high, it was dedicated to the soldiers of the battle of Austerlitz, inspired by Trajan's column in Rome. Cast in the bronze from 1200 cannons seized from the Russian and Austrian armies, it is decorated in classical style with bas reliefs representing trophies.

Architectural style

  • Empire
  • Monumental

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Colonne Vendôme

Place Vendôme
75001 Paris

  • Subway - Tuileries
  • Bus - 52, 72

Monument in the same district: Louvre

Monument in the same arrondissement: 1st arrondissement

Monument in Paris and in the Paris Region: Monument

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