Place de l'Hôtel-de-Ville – Esplanade de la Libération

The public square in the that is now the Place de l' was, before 1802, called the Place de Grève. The French word grève refers to a flat area covered with gravel or sand situated on the shores or banks of a body of water.
Photo: flissphil, CC BY 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

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The Centre Pompidou, also known as the Pompidou Centre in English, is a complex building in the Beaubourg area of the , near , rue Montorgueil, and the Marais. Photo: Zairon, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The is the national museum for modern art of France. Photo: Rui Ornelas, CC BY 2.0.

de Paris, referred to simply as , is a medieval Catholic cathedral on the in the . Photo: P e z i, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Tour Saint-Jacques is a monument located in the , France, at the intersection of Rue de Rivoli with Rue Nicolas Flamel. Photo: Mbzt, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

The 4th is a good chunk of what used to be medieval Paris, and you'll find a lot left from that time on both islands and in the narrow streets of the lower Marais. Photo: Björn Söderqvist, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Photo: Mbzt, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a historic district in , France. Photo: Luctor IV, Public domain.

Place de l'Hôtel-de-Ville – Esplanade de la Libération

48.8601° or 48° 51' 36.4" north
2.3507° or 2° 21' 2.5" east
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44 metres (144 feet)
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