Saint-Sulpice (Paris Métro)

The maps and aerial photographs below illustrate facts related to Saint-Sulpice (Paris Métro). Saint-Sulpice is a station on line 4 of the Paris Métro in the Left Bank in the 6th arrondissement.

The station was opened on 9 January 1910 as part of the connecting section of the line under the Seine between Châtelet and Raspail. It is named after the nearby Saint-Sulpice church, famous for its gnomon.

Also nearby are the Luxembourg Palace, the Saint-Germain-des-Prés district, the rue Bonaparte and the town hall of the 6th arrondissement.

Connections

  • RATP buses 39, 63, 70, 84, 87, 95, 96
  • Night buses N01, N02, N12, N13

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