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Michel Ney Monument

Avenue de l'Observatoire, 75006 Paris, France
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Beautiful Area, OK Statue

The statue is not all that impressive, but it is located in a beautiful extension of the Jardin du... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Thomas V
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Oakland, California
Great Area, Boring Statue

The statue is not all that special or artistic, but it is set in a great area. Word is that... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
Thomas V
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Oakland, California
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good47%
  • Average34%
  • Poor0%
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4 Sep 2017
“Beautiful Area, OK Statue”
29 Mar 2017
“Great Area, Boring Statue”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Avenue de l'Observatoire, 75006 Paris, France
Saint-Germain-des-Pres
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

The statue is not all that impressive, but it is located in a beautiful extension of the Jardin du Luxembourg, next to the Closerie des Lillas, famous old cafe, now swank restaurant.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The statue is not all that special or artistic, but it is set in a great area. Word is that Hemmingway threw stuff at it while drinking in the cafe nest door. I don't think you should do the same.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We were walking along the streets here just looking at everything and ran across this statue. We had to look him up right then to see who he was. Turns out he was a general in Napoleon's army. His nickname was Bravest of the Brave....More

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Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Worth a few minutes. Amazing to see the number of battles Marshal Ney fought. Compelled me to look up his history and read of his death.

Thank Danielle T
Reviewed 23 August 2015

napoleon made Marshal Ney prince of Moscow. He was one of Napoleon's itrusted general's. He was nicknamed the bravest of the brave.all this my husband was able to tell me as he is very interest in history. The statue is near the Jardin Marco Polo

Thank Taxidevil
Reviewed 23 August 2015

My husband loves history so was able to tell me all about Marechal Ney who was known as the bravest of the brave. He was one of Napoleon's most important generals.He was executed in 7th December 1815. His statue is situated just before you enter...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2015

My husband loves history so was able to tell me about Marshall Michel Ney who was one of Napoleon's most important generals.Of course he took a photo of the statue. His statue is next to the Jardin Marco Polo.

Thank Taxidevil
Nearby
Saint-Germain-des-Pres
In Saint-Germain-des-Prés, life is effortlessly chic
and all things are beautiful. The main boulevard is
dotted with famed terraced cafés, haut-couture shops,
ivy-covered railings and fine-dining restaurants.
Antique dealers and art galleries surround the fine
art school and small museums hide in unassuming
squares. The neighbourhood’s namesake church is the
oldest in Paris and is the backdrop for talented
...More
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