Tuileries (Paris Métro)

The images and aerial photographs within this page present information about Tuileries (Paris Métro). Tuileries (lit. tile factories) is a station on Paris Métro Line 1, situated in the 1st arrondissement of Paris.

Location

Like most stations on Line 1, Tuileries station lies on an east-west axis (l'axe historique) from La Défense in the west to Vincennes in the east. Specifically, it is located underneath Rue de Rivoli near the Jardin des Tuileries, for which the station is named.

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In popular culture

It was the ostensible setting of one portion of the film Paris, je t'aime in which an American tourist (Steve Buscemi) waiting at the station becomes involved in the conflict between a young couple. In fact, the scene was filmed at the closed Porte des Lilas—Cinema metro station.

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Colette (boutique) (0.12 km)

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Hôtel Meurice (0.14 km)

for the hotel in Calais see Hôtel Meurice de Calais. Le Meurice (nickname: "The Hotel of Kings") is a 5-star hotel in the 1st arrondissement of Paris opposite the Tuileries Garden, between Place de la Concorde and the Musée du Louvre on the Rue de la Rivoli. From the Rue de la Rivoli, it stretches to the Rue du Mont Thabor. Founded in 1815, the hotel is considered to be one of France's "great old hotels". As of 2011, there are 160 rooms. The hotel employs around 400 people.

Standing Woman (0.17 km)

Standing Woman is a bronze sculpture by Gaston Lachaise. It is one of at least two statues of that name created by Lachaise, the other is often referred to as Standing Woman (Elevation) because the figure appears to be lifting up, as opposed to this work in which, "it is the reverse of buoyancy that is sought. This is a triumphant figure of earth." The model for both statues was Lachaise's wife Isabel Dutaud Nagle, "his model, his muse and his abiding inspiration." Modeled in 1930, it was cast in 1932. It was an edition of 8, examples are at the Franklin D.

Rue Saint-Honoré (0.19 km)

The rue Saint-Honoré is a street in the 1st arrondissement of Paris, France. It is named after the collegial Saint-Honoré church situated in ancient times within the cloisters of Saint-Honoré. The street, on which are located a number of museums and upscale boutiques, is near the Jardin des Tuileries and the Saint-Honoré market. Like many streets in the heart of Paris, the rue Saint-Honoré, as it is now known, was laid out as early as the Middle Ages or before.

Salle du Manège (0.19 km)

The indoor riding academy called the Salle du Manège was the seat of deliberations during most of the French Revolution, from 1789 to 1798. Before the revolution, the Salle du Manège ("Riding Hall"), situated along the north end of the Tuileries Gardens to the west of the Tuileries Palace in Paris, was home to the royal equestrian academy. Built during the minority of Louis XV, when it lay conveniently close to the Regent's Palais Royal, it was allowed to pass afterwards from hand to hand as the site of privately conducted riding schools, though it was never formally sold.

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