Parvis Notre-Dame – Place Jean-Paul II

Paris, France

Parvis Notre-Dame – Place Jean-Paul II

Parvis Notre-Dame – Place Jean-Paul II is a city square in Paris, France. Located in the city's 4th arrondissement on the eastern half of the Île de la Cité, the square is bordered by the Hôtel-Dieu hospital to the north, the cathedral of Notre-Dame to the east, the Seine River to the south, and the Prefecture of Police headquarters to the west. The square contains France's point zéro marker, making it the very center of Paris for the purpose of measuring travel distance. Other points of interest include the Archaeological Crypt of the Île de la Cité and Charlemagne et ses Leudes, an equestrian statue of Charlemagne.

Historically the square has been called Place du Parvis Notre-Dame, or shortened to Place du Parvis or Parvis Notre-Dame. This is due to its historic function as the parvis of Notre-Dame de Paris.



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