Place de Fontenoy

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Place de Fontenoy opening towards Ecole Militaire, with the Eiffel Tower in the background.


The Place de Fontenoy (French pronunciation: ​[plas də fɔ̃tənwa]) is a square in the 7e arrondissement of Paris, France, named after the victory of Maréchal Maurice de Saxe in the Battle of Fontenoy.

A street plate, reminding of the victory of Maréchal Maurice de Saxe in the Battle of Fontenoy (click to enlarge the inscription)

At numbers 7 are the UNESCO Headquarters, the World Heritage Centre.[1]

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Coordinates: 48°51′2″N 2°18′23″E / 48.85056°N 2.30639°E / 48.85056; 2.30639