The Place Vendome is the most prestigious square in Paris, a perfect place to stay, eat and shop. It's situated in the 1st arrondissement of Paris, near the Opera Garnier, the Louvre Museum. In the area, find the most beautiful hotels and the best restaurants.
How to go to there? The easiest way is to take the metro to the station Tuileries. A short walk northwest rue de Rivoli and turn right on rue de Castiglione street and you'll be there.
The tall column is made in bronze. The Colonne Vendome shows the scenes of the Battle of Austerlitz commanded by the Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. At the top stands the statue of Napoleon in Ceasar.
Walking around the square is very pleasant. Famous people have lived in the square:
Most of the buildings facades are classified historical monuments. Find luxurious hotels near the square: Hotel de Vendome a 5 stars hotel, hotel Cortes rue St-Honore street, Hotel Lotti and other hotels in the area.
The Pl. Vendome and around is one of the best places for shopping in Paris. Charvet is an exceptional store where they designed shirts, ties, pyjamas. Boucheron is a famous jewellery. And there is Cartier, Chanel, Van Cleef & Harpels...
Any good restaurant in the area? L'Espadon is the restaurant of the Ritz Hotel. Two stars Michelin, a stunning decor and a terrace.
A little further the Carre des Feuillants is on rue Castiglione (14). The restaurant has two stars Michelin.
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