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Prefecture de Police de Paris

You at least need to see the bullet holes left from WWII. Our tour guide pointed it out. I want to... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2016
Beautiful with its outside shining lights at night

The Prefecture de Paris is located in the Ile de la Cité in a neo-Florentine building designed by... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2015
Paris, France
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28 Jul 2018
“Huge building dominating an entire block.”
26 Dec 2016
“Prefecture de Police de Paris”
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1 rue de Lutece | Place Louis Lépine, 75004 Paris, France
Ile de la Cité / Ile Saint-Louis
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Reviewed 28 July 2018

We had just visited Sainte-Chaplle and were headed to Notre Dame Cathedral and walked past this enormous building. We rested a bit in the shade as it was hot and so I did a quick search about this building and found out that this is...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2016

You at least need to see the bullet holes left from WWII. Our tour guide pointed it out. I want to go back and do a WWII tour of the city....then an American Revolution tour...then a...

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Reviewed 8 June 2015

The Prefecture de Paris is located in the Ile de la Cité in a neo-Florentine building designed by an architect called Pierre-Victor Calliat in the 1860s. It was initiated by Baron Haussmann to be the home of the Prefecture de Paris. The building has recently...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2015

Île de la Cité has a concentration of monumentally stunning buildings. This is one of the few which is closed to the general public, but you will pass it on your way between Sainte Chapelle and Notre Dame. It dominates an entire block and is...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2015

The Prefecture de Police de Paris is located in the 4th arrondissement. Not particularly a notable building, but a sight that you could take a look at on your way to or from the Notre Dame cathedral.

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Reviewed 4 July 2014

The Paris Uprising began at this very spot during Word War II. The Paris police force, firefighters, and other public servants fought to take back the Prefecture de Police from the Germans. It all ended in the liberation of Paris on 25 August 1944 with...More

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Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
Two islands sit in the middle of the Seine at the very
heart of Paris. The more majestic one, Ile de la Cité,
sparkles with history. This is the birthplace of
Paris, the home of the Gothic Sainte-Chapelle, and the
site of the prison where Marie Antoinette was held
before her execution. Tourists flock to see the iconic
Notre Dame and the beautiful bridges that straddle the
Seine. Ile Saint-Louis, the more provincial island,
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