Place Monge (Paris Métro)

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Place Monge
Paris Métro
Paris Métro station
Metro de Paris - Ligne 7 - Place Monge 03.jpg
Location5th arrondissement of Paris
Coordinates48°50′37″N 2°21′08″E / 48.84359°N 2.352279°E / 48.84359; 2.352279Coordinates: 48°50′37″N 2°21′08″E / 48.84359°N 2.352279°E / 48.84359; 2.352279
Owned byRATP
Operated byRATP
Other information
Fare zone1
Opened15 February 1930 (1930-02-15)
Preceding station   Paris Métro   Following station
Paris Métro Paris Métro Line 7
Place Monge is located in Paris
Place Monge
Place Monge
Location within Paris

Place Monge is a station of the Paris Métro, opened on 15 February 1930 as part of a planned section of line Line 7, which was temporarily operated as part of Line 10 until the completion of the under-Seine crossing of line 7 from Pont de Sully to Place Monge. The station was integrated into line 7 on 26 April 1931. It is named after the street of Place Monge, named after Gaspard Monge (1746–1818), a French mathematician and inventor of descriptive geometry.

The station is located under Place Monge, in the 5th arrondissement, in the eastern part of the Latin Quarter. Nearby are the Jardin des Plantes (botanical garden), the Roman remains of the Arènes de Lutèce and the Rue Mouffetard, a street with restaurants and a lively street market.

Station layout[edit]

Street Level
B1 Connecting level
Line 7 platforms Side platform, doors will open on the right
Southbound Metro-M.svg Paris m 7 jms.svg toward Villejuif – Louis Aragon or Mairie d'Ivry (Censier – Daubenton)
Northbound Metro-M.svg Paris m 7 jms.svg toward La Courneuve – 8 Mai 1945 (Jussieu)
Side platform, doors will open on the right


  • Roland, Gérard (2003). Stations de métro. D’Abbesses à Wagram. Éditions Bonneton.