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

The public square in the of 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

Arts centre
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.

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

College
is a French institute for science about music and sound and avant garde electro-acoustical art music. Photo: Martinwguy, CC SA 1.0.

Water feature
The is a whimsical public fountain ornamented with sixteen works of sculpture, moving and spraying water, representing the works of composer Igor Stravinsky. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

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.

Neighborhood
Photo: Mbzt, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Suburb
Le is a historic district in , France. Long the aristocratic district of Paris, it hosts many outstanding buildings of historic and architectural importance. Photo: Luctor IV, Public domain.

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