VICTOIRES

Paris, 75, Paris, Île-de-France

Description

The Place des Victoires is a circular place in Paris, located a short distance northeast from the Palais Royal and straddling the border between the 1st and the 2nd arrondissements. The Place des Victoires is at the confluence of six streets: Rue de la Feuillade, Rue Vide Gousset, Rue d'Aboukir, Rue Étienne Marcel, Rue Croix des Petits Champs, and Rue Catinat.HistoryAt the center of the Place des Victoires is an equestrian monument in honor of King Louis XIV, celebrating the Treaties of Nijmegen concluded in 1678-79. A marshal of France, François de la Feuillade, vicomte d'Aubusson, on his own speculative initiative, demolished the old private mansions on the site. Feuillade's project was soon taken over by the Bâtiments du Roi, a department attached to the king's household, and the royal architect, Jules Hardouin Mansart, was entrusted with redesigning a grander complex of buildings, still in the form of a ring of private houses, to accommodate a majestic statue of the triumphant king.Mansart's conceptionMansart's design, of 1685, articulated the square's unified façades according to a formula utilised in some Parisian hôtels particuliers, (palatial private homes). Mansart chose colossal pilasters linking two floors, standing on a high arcaded base with rustication of the pilasters; the façades were capped with sloping slate "mansard roofs", punctuated by dormer windows. However, because the building work was incomplete at the time of the unveiling of the monument, the envisioned façades were painted on canvas. By 1692, the Place des Victoires was pierced by six streets, and the circular plan functioned as a flexible joint to harmonize their various axes.

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VICTOIRES

Aproximité de Victoires

AMERICAN BISTROT
American bistrot
5 Rue de la Banque Paris
TABAC DU PERRON
Tabac du perron
Type: Caterer
9 Rue des Petits Champs Paris
LA FOURMI
La fourmi
Type: Restaurant
23 Rue du Louvre Paris
LE PHALANSTERE
Le phalanstere
Type: Restaurant
15 Rue Notre-Dame des Victoires Paris
NJUTBAR
Njutbar
Type: Bar
Note: 4.9/5
Prix: $
22 Rue de la Banque Paris

Contact

10 Rue des Petits Pères
75002 Paris

Téléphone
01.47.90.11.30

Informations

2011
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4.3/5
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Type
Eglise

Horaires

Lundi
07:00 - 21:00
Mardi
07:00 - 21:00
Mercredi
07:00 - 21:00
Jeudi
07:00 - 21:00
Vendredi
07:00 - 21:00
Samedi
07:00 - 21:00
Dimanche
07:00 - 14:00

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