République (Paris Métro)

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The station opened on 19 October 1904 as part of the first section of line 3 between Père Lachaise and Villiers. The line 5 platforms opened on 15 November 1907 with the extension of the line from Jacques Bonsergent (then called Lancry) to Gare du Nord. The line 8 platforms opened on 5 May 1931 with the extension of the line from Richelieu – Drouot to Porte de Charenton. The line 9 platforms opened on 10 December 1933 with the extension of the line from Richelieu-Drouot to Porte de Montreuil. The line 11 platforms opened on 28 April 1935 with the opening of the line from Châtelet to Porte des Lilas.

It is named after the Place de la République, which in turn was named to commemorate the First, Second, and Third French Republics.

Station layout

  • Note: Line 5's and Line 9's tracks toward Oberkampf run in the same direction.

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Place de la République (0.03 km)

The Place de la République is a square in Paris, located on the border between the 3rd, 10th and 11th arrondissements. It is named after the French Republic. The Métro station of République lies beneath the square. History The location of the Place corresponds to the bastion of the gate of the Temple in the wall of Charles V (raised between 1356 and 1383). Decorated in 1811 with a fountain called the Château-d'Eau, designed by Pierre-Simon Girard, it took its current shape under the Second French Empire as part of Baron Hausmann's city renovation scheme.

Théâtre Déjazet (0.16 km)

The Théâtre Dejazet is a theatre on the boulevard du Temple (popularly known as the 'boulevard du crime’) in the 3rd arrondissement of Paris. It was originally founded in 1770 by Comte d'Artois who later was crowned Charles X, but it was then closed down and not reopened until 1851. At that time it became a café-concert called the Folies-Mayer, on the site of a former jeu de paume (tennis court). It was converted into the Folies-Concertantes in 1853, and reopened as the Folies-Nouvelles on 21 October 1854.

Temple (Paris Métro) (0.26 km)

Temple is a station on Paris Métro Line 3. It opened on 19 October 1904 as part of the first section of the line opened between Père Lachaise and Villiers. It is named after The Temple, a long-demolished Templar fortification that once stood in the square named for it.

Temple (Paris) (0.27 km)

The Temple was a medieval fortress in Paris, located in what is now the IIIe arrondissement. It was built by the Knights Templar from the 12th century, as their European headquarters. In the 13th century it replaced earlier works of the Vieille Temple (Old Temple) in Le Marais. Parts of the fortress were later used as a prison. The enclosure (called enclos du Temple) originally featured a number of buildings important to the running of the order, and included a church and a massive turreted keep known as Grosse Tour (great tower), and a smaller tower called Tour de César (Caesar's Tower).

École Duperré (0.28 km)

The Duperré School of Applied Arts is a public high school of art and design. The school is located in the Rue Dupetit-Thouars, in the 3rd arrondissement of Paris, near the Carreau du Temple, in the heart of Le Marais. Duperré School trains students for creative careers in fashion and textiles, but also in environmental and graphic design. In addition it has training programmes for designer-makers in textiles (embroidery, weaving and tapestry) and ceramics.

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