THE PLACE VENDÔME
INWOOD LOVES THE FAMOUS STORY OF THE PLACE VENDÔME
The Place Vendôme is located in the heart of Paris: a symbol of French elegance recognized all around the world. It overlooks the luxurious district of the 1st arrondissement, from Madeleine, through Rue Rivoli, to the Louvres!
Behind this famous square hides a history of royalty and empire... Indeed, King Louis XIV launched its construction with the aim of creating one of the most beautiful places in Paris; he will have an equestrian statue in his effigy right in the heart of it! It is in 1792 that Napoleon decided to replace the statue of Louis XIV by the famous bronze column... Did you know that this column was created from 1200 cannons snatched from the enemies of war?
A SYMBOL OF LUXURY A LA FRANCAISE!
Rendez-vous at Place Vendôme to stroll in front of the beautiful shops that constitute it! Temple of high jewellery, you will be able to admire the creations of famous French houses such Cartier, Chaumet or Boucheron...
You will be amazed by this place full of luxury and elegance that will make you fall in love with the beautiful capital of France.
The Place has welcomed many French artists such as Gabrielle Chanel, Proust and Léon-Paul Fargue. As you will have understood, this historical place makes you dream... We invite you to go there to admire this sublime jewel of Paris!