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Here is the Big Guy

The guy once in charge is parked outside his home in Paris. It's a realistic statue in the park... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2019
Thomas V
Oakland, California
Pope Statute

Here's the big guy right next to his home, the Cathedral. So I guess this is indeed the perfect... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Thomas V
Oakland, California
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Jan 3, 2019
“Here is the Big Guy”
Aug 20, 2018
“Pope Statute”
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6 Pl Jean Paul II Parv Notre Dame, 75004 Paris, France
Ile de la Cité / Ile Saint-Louis
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Reviewed 4 January 2019

The guy once in charge is parked outside his home in Paris. It's a realistic statue in the park next to the cathedral, so a popular spot.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Here's the big guy right next to his home, the Cathedral. So I guess this is indeed the perfect spot. Lots of people take photos.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I actually didn't know the Pope John Paul II Monument existed, so I'm really glad I found it. If you are facing the Cathedral, walk to the right and take a stroll along the Seine. You will see the monument on the left. This is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank D9447PXjohns
Reviewed 1 June 2018

I think this statue is quite new. To remember Pope John Paul II, they placed his statue next to the Notre Dame Church. This is the right place for this monument

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Oft overlooked statue of Saint John Paul II, is located on the south side of La Cathedrale de Notre Dame between Pont au Double and Pont de l’Archeveche along a walkway. On the base of the bronze statue are his birth date and place and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Pope John Paul II Monument which is on the right side of the Notre Dam from the front side. You'll also get the great side views of Notre Dam, just from the side of pedestrian there.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank arunsharma3116
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

The Pope John Paul II monument is handily located in the park to the side of the Notre Dame Cathedral. It’s free to view and won’t take long either.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank KylieIsTravelling
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This a great statue and tribute to the former Pope. It is best visited at mid-day when the sun shines directly on it. You can get great pictures of the Pope and the church, especially the large south rose window.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Grover R
Reviewed 6 August 2016

This is a relatively recent addition outside the river side of the Notre Dame cathedral. It is quite close to the river path and is at ground level so you can get a close up look at it.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank MrMadMagpie
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

It is such a pity that the monument dedicated to such an outstanding figure as the Pope Ioan Paul II looks like this. Locals say the the monument was remodelled after the first inauguration as the society didn't recognise it. In vain. It didn't become...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank JuliaR178
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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,
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