Place des Vosges
Place des Vosges
Place des Vosges

Place des Vosges

Top 1% of attractions in Paris
8 / 10

7 expert reviews

“This beautiful square is one the city's oldest; set in Le Marais, it's surrounded by grand houses and an arched walkway lined with galleries and quaint cafés.”

– Afar Magazine

"The oldest square in Paris and—dare we say it?—the most beautiful, the Place des Vosges represents an early stab at urban planning." Full review
"The exquisite Place des Vosges was built by Henri IV and inaugurated in 1612 to celebrate the wedding of Louis XIII to Anne of Austria." Full review
Not For Tourists
"The royal place, perfectly symetrical, simply magnificent."
Let's Go
"Paris’s oldest and perhaps snootiest public square has served many generations of residents, from the knights who clashed swords in medieval tournaments to the hipsters who tan and swap bottles." Full review
Michelin Guide
3 Stars
"This vast square, probably conceived by Métezeau, was the wish of Henri IV. When completed in 1612, the Place Royale became the centre of elegant life, with carrousels and pleasure." Full review
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