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Fontaine Saint-Michel

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7 B Place Saint Michel, 75005 Paris, France
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Reviewed 16 January 2019

Our first night in Paris and we exited the Metro at the Fountaine Saint Michel and were taken aback by it's beauty. We had seen in the week before in the film, 400 Blows and it had made an impression on us. One of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 15 November 2018

Fountaine Saint-Michel is hard to miss if you are staying or exploring the 5th and 6th Arrondissement. it is easily accessed and visible from the Saint-Michel Metro Station. The fountain often times is a gathering point for celebrations and sometimes protests. Depending on when you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

We were staying around this area and this fountain was a good landmark for identifying where to go, there were plenty of people around here and it is worth taking a look at it. There were lots of live performers around the area as well.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

If you want to spend a good time then Saint Michel Square is the right place. In the evening, there are always artists who want to show their musical skills, and if you want, you can give some coins them. You will be phenomenally fulfilled....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

Haussmann installed this massive fountain as a focal point across from Ile de la Cite and at the beginning of Boul. Mich. It does catch your eye. Young people use it as a meeting point. Impressive.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

This fountain area is a great meeting point if you are with a group....or just using as a landmark as you walk around the Latin Quarter. Just across the Pont Saint-Michel Bridge from Île de la Cité sits a little area where you will see...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David D
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Our Sandemans walking tour started from this fountain. Great to hear the history of this fountain and how the students decorate the statue!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

Right at the entrance to St Germain area - the fountain is massive but unfortunately it lack that wow factor that you expect in Paris. Just made a quick stop to see it.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

The fountain is majestic. On a Sunday afternoon in June, music playing, a young couple, he in a suit, she in a lovely red dress, tangoed in front of the fountain. It felt like a movie set. I hope they're there when you are.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Normal fountains are built usually as a stand alone structure, but this one at Place Saint Michel is more like a façade to hide the end of the building facing the square thus would easily be overlooked as just part of the building behind. Anyways,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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6 September 2017|
Response from Alexandra P | Reviewed this property |
I'd like to have an answer for that but I really don't know. In february it seemed to be stopped for a long time.