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