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Abbesses Metro Station

  • Monument Historique France: Edicule Guimard of the Abbesses station

  • Type: Rapid Transit Stop
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Structure

Abbesses is an underground station on the Paris Metro's Line 12 located in the Montmartre district of the 18th arrondissement. The station's glass and iron, Art Nouveau style entrance is a Monument Historique France. - AsNotedIn



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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1900/07/19 Hector Guimard Architect Hotel de Ville station opens on the line between Porte de Vincennes and Porte Maillot. The glass-covered 'dragonfly' edicule designed by Hector Guimard erected at the entrance will later be moved to Abbesses station.
1913/01/30 Abbesses station opens as a stop on the Nord-Sud company's line A from Pigalle to Jules Joffrin.
1974/00/00 Designed by Hector Guimard, the glass and iron edicule, or entrance kiosk, at Hotel de Ville station is moved to Abbesses station.


Eglise Saint-Jean-de-Montmartre
Sacre-Coeur Basilica

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Particulars for Abbesses Metro Station:
Art Style Art Nouveau
Area of Significance Engineering
Transportation Rapid Transit Stop
Art Type Sculpture
Sight Category Structure
Area of Significance Transportation
Historic Use Work of Art

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