Boulevard de la Madeleine

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Coordinates: 48°52′10.81″N 2°19′35.38″E / 48.8696694°N 2.3264944°E / 48.8696694; 2.3264944

1st, 8th, 9th Arrt
Boulevard de la Madeleine
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Arrondissement 1st, 8th, 9th
Quarter Madeleine. Place Vendôme. Chaussée d'Antin.
Begins 53 rue Cambon
Ends 10-16 place de la Madeleine
Length 220 m (720 ft)
Width 43.3 m (142 ft)
Creation 1676
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Boulevard de la Madeleine, about 1895
Located near the Métro stationsMadeleine and Opéra.
Boulevard de la Madeleine

The Boulevard de la Madeleine is one of the four 'grands boulevards' in Paris, France, a chain running east- west and also including boulevard de la Madeleine, Boulevard des Capucines, Boulevard des Italiens and Boulevard Montmartre.

It begins next to Église de la Madeleine which gave its name to the boulevard.

At the n°11, died in February 1847 Marie Duplessis whose life and dead were depicted by Alexandre Dumas fils in the novel la Dame aux Camélias and by Giuseppe Verdi in the opera la traviata.

In 1966, The Moody Blues recorded a single named for this boulevard.