Parvis Notre-Dame – place Jean-Paul-II
Parvis Notre-Dame – place Jean-Paul-II is the official name of the square consisting of the parvise of Notre-Dame de Paris on the Île de la Cité, France. It was known simply as the place du Parvis-Notre-Dame until 2006 when it was renamed in honour of Pope John Paul II who died in 2005. The change generated controversy.
The square is also the location of France's Kilometre zero which is indicated by a stone of the parvis.
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