The industrious French King Henri IV decided its construction at the beginning of the 17th century.
Place des Vosges features a brick and stone architecture unique in Paris. Its square design, arcades and refreshing garden are remarkable.
Place des Vosges is a good starting point for a visit of Le Marais and for shopping in rue des Francs Bourgeois. See our Le Marais walking tour.
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