Place Dauphine – Named for the Dauphin of France

Paris Square

PLACE DAUPHINE WAS ANOTHER OF HENRI IV’S PUBLIC SQUARE PROJECTS: Place Dauphine, near the western end of the Île de la Cité, was another of his civic projects. The “Good King Henry” built the public square in 1607 and named it for his son Louis XIII, the Dauphin of France, a title for the heir […]