Alésia (Paris Métro)
|Paris Métro station|
|Location||73, av. du Général Leclerc
82, av. du Général Leclerc
205, av. du Maine
230, av. du Maine
14th arrondissement of Paris
|Opened||30 October 1909|
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.
This stop is featured in the animated films The Twelve Tasks of Asterix, in the chapter named Survive the Cave of the Beast. The choice of this station is due to the origin of its name.
|B1||Mezzanine for platform connection|
|Line 4 platform level||
|Northbound||← toward Porte de Clignancourt (Mouton-Duvernet)|
|Southbound||toward Mairie de Montrouge (Porte d'Orléans) →|
- Roland, Gérard (2003). Stations de métro. D’Abbesses à Wagram. Éditions Bonneton.
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