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Fontaine de la Victoire

Place du Châtelet - 75001 Paris

Châtelet - Les Halles - 1er Arrondissement

Fontaine de la Victoire, place du Châtelet, Paris © Paris Tourist Office - Photographe : Amélie Dupont

Description

Commonly referred to as the Fontaine de la Victoire or the Fontaine du Châtelet, this huge fountain at the centre of the Place du Châtelet was commissioned by Napoléon I to give the people of Paris free drinking water. The name Fontaine de la Victoire makes reference to the names of his victories in several battles, which are written on the column.

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Fontaine de la Victoire

Place du Châtelet
75001 Paris

  • Subway - Châtelet
  • Bus - 21, 38, 47, 58, 67, 69, 70, 72, 74, 75, 76, 85, 96

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