It’s a source of inspiration for many artists for its picturesque charm but also for its shape which suggests a « pubis ».

place dauphine, paris
Place Dauphine

This place was named in honor of the son of Henri IV, the future King Louis XIII, who was only the Dauphin of France at the time. A source of inspiration for artists Since then, its bucolic charm, its picturesque cafes have seduced tourists as much as artists. Director Woody Allen also shot a few scenes from his film « Midnight in Paris » there. Its unique triangle-shaped shape also inspired poets.

For André Breton, the Place Dauphine would have the shape of a female sex surrounded by two legs represented by the two arms of the Seine. This nickname therefore comes from this poet with a vivid imagination….

place Dauphine
A cafe in place Dauphine

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