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Statue de Michel de Montaigne

place Paul Painleve | rue des Ecoles, 75005 Paris, France
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Foot rub

I stopped to visit the statue on my way past, and was intrigued to see people and some tourists... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
KylieIsTravelling
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Perth, Australia
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Located In A Fitting Place.

Since my arrival in Paris, I have passed this statue at least twice daily. It stands, or perhaps I... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Rumples
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Tucson, Arizona
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Dec 28, 2017
“Foot rub”
Oct 10, 2017
“Located In A Fitting Place.”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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place Paul Painleve | rue des Ecoles, 75005 Paris, France
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

I stopped to visit the statue on my way past, and was intrigued to see people and some tourists walking past and rubbing the shoe of the statue - so much so that his foot is now golden in colour instead of bronze. So I...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Since my arrival in Paris, I have passed this statue at least twice daily. It stands, or perhaps I should say sits, around the corner from the hotel, where I am staying. The bronze work depicts Michel de Montaigne, a 16th-century philosopher, who played a...More

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The Latin Quarter bursts with intellectual life,
architectural splendor and ongoing merriment. The
small streets are filled with classical buildings,
student bars and lively eateries while the squares are
dominated by historic monuments. The area is defined
by the 800-year-old Sorbonne University, where Latin
once prevailed, and is famous for the Pantheon which
celebrates the great men and women of France. During
...More
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