Designed by Jules-Hardouin Mansart in 1699, in Louis the XIV’honour, the Place Vendôme is lined with splendid buildings, that give priority to symmetry and sober elegance. It is also today synonymous of luxury, with its trade names of jewelry, world wide famous, and the vicinity of the rue de La Paix.
A stone’s throw away, the grands magasins or department stores, theatres, brasseries create a lively atmosphere, around the Opera Garnier, where the lovers of ballet will appreciate the brilliant programme alternating innovating and classical performances.
An area where, during the XIXth century, Baron Haussmann, prefect of the Seine, opened large avenues ; on these « grands boulevards », many banks set up their head-office.
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