☆ Place des Victoires ☆
Before being given over to the cult of fashion and local fashion designers, this almost perfect circle was an important place for royal adoration..
In order to curry favour with the king, the Marquis de la Feuillade designed the square to house a triumphant statue of the monarch..
Louis was delighted but the courtier died in financial ruin..
DID YOU KNOW??
Behind place des Victoires, the military successes of Louis XIII were celebrated in the basilica of Notre-Dame des-Victoires on the pretty place des Petits-Pères..