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Square du Vert-Galant

1 Square du Vert Galant, 75001 Paris, France
+33 1 46 33 98 38
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Paris Love Locks

Whilst exploring Paris we walked over 'Pont Neuf' bridge. In the middle of bridge is the new place... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2016
Bindi B
via mobile
Green oasis in the busy heart of Paris

This charming small square is located at the western tip of the Ile de la Cite. The numerous... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2016
Alexandra C
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A small park on the Île de la Cité.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“western tip” (9 reviews)
“henri iv” (6 reviews)
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1 Square du Vert Galant, 75001 Paris, France
Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
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+33 1 46 33 98 38
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Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Whilst exploring Paris we walked over 'Pont Neuf' bridge. In the middle of bridge is the new place where everyone puts love locks. As the Pont des Arts Bridge has removed all the locks and put up perspex to prevent locks going back on due...More

4  Thank Bindi B
Reviewed 15 April 2016

This charming small square is located at the western tip of the Ile de la Cite. The numerous benches under the trees make this lovely little park an ideal place to sit back and relax after a day spent exploring the Ile de la Cite,...More

2  Thank Alexandra C
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Erected in tribute to Henri IV and his numerous mistresses, the Square du Vert Galant obtained the ‘Espace vert écologique' (ecological green space) label in 2007. And with good reason, the square has an impressive fauna and flora considering it is situated in the centre...More

3  Thank yvesganansia
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Square du Vert-Galant is a beautiful little park occupying the western tip of the Île de la Cité. Steps lead down from Pont Neuf to the park. The embankments on either side of the square are perfect for sitting upon to take in the lovely...More

2  Thank inthecityintherain
Reviewed 4 December 2015

From Pont Neuf walk down the stairs to this small park. It is an historic park where a king met his mistresses. Today, the fencing has locks placed by couples in love.

2  Thank ballyga
Reviewed 20 October 2015

This is a nice little par, right in the middle of a very busy tourist area. We were walking from the Louvre to Notre Dame and stumbled on the stairway down to the park - it was a really nice surprise. At the "pointy" end...More

2  Thank MikeKimRochester
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Great little park to relax for a bit between exploring both sides of the Seine. Lovely to just lay on the grass and cool down.

Thank Cathy510415
Reviewed 14 August 2015

First ignore the Googlemap pointer on the Trip Advisor page, as it's wrong! This is a narrow triangular little park at the Ile de la Citie's western tip reached by a couple of steep stairways down from the ancient Pont Neuf. A plaque explains that...More

1  Thank observer2011
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Jst a few steps down from the Pont Neuf (17th century"New Bridge", now Paris' oldest, of course!) the little-frequented riverside Square du Vert Galant public garden awaits you for a unique touch of the French capital. "Galant Green" actually refers to the sexual activity of...More

1  Thank Arthurlavery
Reviewed 2 July 2015

If you have just walked yourself to exhaustion, or if you have just landed and are jet lagged but don't want to go to bed, grab a picnic lunch and head to the Vert-Galant. This very, very small park is the perfect place to just...More

1  Thank Cindy C
Nearby
Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
Two islands sit in the middle of the Seine at the very
heart of Paris. The more majestic one, Ile de la Cité,
sparkles with history. This is the birthplace of
Paris, the home of the Gothic Sainte-Chapelle, and the
site of the prison where Marie Antoinette was held
before her execution. Tourists flock to see the iconic
Notre Dame and the beautiful bridges that straddle the
Seine. Ile Saint-Louis, the more provincial island,
...More
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