Courcelles (Paris Métro)

The selectable maps and aerial photographs within this page show material related to Courcelles (Paris Métro). Courcelles is a station on Paris Métro Line 2, under the Boulevard de Courcelles on the border of the 8th and 17th arrondissement of Paris.

The station was opened on 7 October 1902 as part of the extension of line 2 from Étoile to Anvers. The Boulevard was named after the Barrière de Courcelles, a gate built for the collection of taxation as part of the Wall of the Farmers-General; the gate was built between 1784 and 1788 and demolished in 1859. The gate was named after a small village in the area that was absorbed into Paris in 1860.

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Fulgence Bienvenüe, father of the Métro, lived near this station.

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