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Place des Vosges

The Place des Vosges is Paris' oldest (and some say most beautiful) square.

Originally known as the Place Royale, the Place des Vosges was built by Henry IV of France from 1605 to 1612. The square was renamed in 1799 when the département of the Vosges became the first to pay the new Revolutionary taxes.

The Place des Vosges is located in le Marais, and is part of the 3rd and 4th arrondissements of Paris.

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