Paris Metro Station - Alésia

Alésia (Paris Métro)

Alésia is a station of the Paris Métro on line 4 in the 14th arrondissement.

The line 4 platforms were opened on 30 October 1909 when the southern section of the line opened between Raspail and Porte d'Orléans. The name refers to Rue d'Alésia, named for the Battle of Alesia between the Gauls of Vercingetorix and the Romans of Julius Caesar.

Rue d'Alésia

Rue d'Alésia is a major street in the south of Paris, which runs along the entire east-west length of the XIVe arrondissement. It is one of the few streets in Paris named after a French defeat, or more precisely, a Gallic defeat: the Battle of Alesia. Lined with trees, the street extends to the east as Rue de Tolbiac into the XIIIe arrondissement, and to the west as Rue de Vouillé into the XVe arrondissement. It intersects Avenue du Général Leclerc at the Place Victor et Hélène Basch (Carrefour Alésia), the location of the Église Saint Pierre de Montrouge, as well as of the Alésia Métro station.

Arrondissement: XIVe
Begins: Rue de Tolbiac
Ends: Rue de Vouillé

source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rue_d'Al%C3%A9sia

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Copyright: Viktor Vokic
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 9914x4957
Taken: 02/06/2012
Uploaded: 02/06/2012
Updated: 19/08/2014


Tags: paris; france; metro; alesia; panorama; photo; rue d'alésia; rue
  • Haresh Panchal 5 months ago
    I like toomuch this metro station -Ale'sia..
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