Certainly one of the most ornate of entrances of all the Metro stations. Being next to the royal palace, it has to fit in with high embellishments of decor. It is one of the eight original stations in 1900, under the name Palais Royal. The entrance on Place Colette was redesigned by Jean-Michel Othoniel, as the “Kiosque des noctambules” (Kiosk of the night-walkers) in October 2000 for the centenary of the Métro. Made of colored glass beads that are threaded to the aluminum structure makes it a rather original work in a traditional environment. I can’t say it’s quite my taste, but at least it’s different 🙂
Opening Hours: 5:30am – 12:40am Sun – Thur, 5:30am – 01:40am Fri & Sat.
Price: 1.80 euros for a single ticket.
Hot Tip: Don’t stand in the middle of the stairs.
Get out of my shot granny 😉
Follow the balloon 🙂
LE METRO PALAIS ROYAL MUSEE DU LOUVRE
MÉTRO : Palais Royal- musée du louvre
SITE : wikipedia