Paris Metro station names

Deutsch: Logo der Metro Paris Česky: Logo Metr...

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Every time I visit Paris, I get a kick out of spotting street names with a particular resonance or mystery about them, such as Rue du Roi de Sicile in the Marais.  But there are plenty of evocative names on the Metro, too.  Here are 12 of them.  It doesn’t matter what they’re really like -anonsparis, I’m talking to you here – rather how they sound:

Argentine
Balard
Bastille
Bel-Air
Blanche
Glacière
Ourcque
Picpus
Plaisance
Port-Royal
Voltaire

I mention anonsparisbecause it the go-to website for all things Parisian.  I recommend it.

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