Place Joffre of Paris!

Ok so this one was mentioned briefly in previous posts but have a picture and reminds me of my many parkings here to walk this marvelous spot in the 7éme arrondissement of Paris and Gros-Caillou quartier. Let me tell you a bit more on Place Joffre of Paris!!

The Place Joffre separates the école militaire and the Champ-de-Mars, between Avenue Duquesne and Avenue de La Bourdonnais, on the one hand, and Avenue de Suffren, the carrefour de General-Jacques-Pâris-de- Bollardière and Avenue de la Motte-Picquet, on the other hand,

This square pays homage to Joseph Joffre Marshal of France, winner of the First Battle of the Marne in 1914 , He was Joseph Jacques Césaire Joffre, born January 12, 1852 in Rivesaltes in the Pyrénées-Orientales and died January 3, 1931 in Paris.

In the middle of the square is erected the bronze equestrian statue of Marshal Joffre inaugurated on June 10, 1939, The école militaire, Champ-de-Mars,and the disused Champ de Mars metro station was located there. A vestige of the metro entrance still remains. In 2021, the ephemeral Grand Palais a temporary exhibition hall will be set up there, in place du Mur pour la Paix (wall of peace), which has been there since 2000. For the Paris 2024 Olympic games, judo and wrestling, wheelchair rugby and para-judo will be held here.

I had my choices of parkings here both above ground, the parking Suffren-Joffre at corner of Avenue de Suffren and Place Joffre, one of my favorite parkings in Paris! And the parking Joffre Ecole Militaire at  Place Joffre corner with Avenue Frédéric le Play.

paris pl joffre parking by ecole militaire mar14

paris pl de joffre parking indigo mar14

 You have wonderful places to see from here such as the école Militaire only 98 meters or less than a block from here ; also, the Village Suisse 264 meters , the Champ de Mars 251 meters and one of my favorites resto La Terrace du 7éme at 307 meters.

Here is the Paris tourist office on the main to see here école Militaire(see post) 12 pl Joffre: https://en.parisinfo.com/paris-museum-monument/71338/Ecole-Militaire

There you go folks, a dandy street very well place with wonderful buildings around, great places to drink/eat and Paris of course. Hope you enjoy the Place Joffre as I

And remember, happy travels, good health, and many cheers to all!!!

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