Wall of Love (Le Mur des Je t'aime), Paris

Wall of Love (Le Mur des Je t'aime), Paris

Paris is regarded as one of the most romantic cities in the world so it should come to no one's surprise that there is an attraction dedicated to love – simple but very effective and a nice change from old monuments and buildings.

The Wall of Love is a love-themed wall of 40 sq m (430 sq ft) in the Jehan Rictus garden square in Montmartre. The wall was created in 2000 by calligraphist Fédéric Baron and mural artist Claire Kito and is composed of 612 tiles of enameled lava, on which the phrase 'I love you' is featured 311 times in 250 languages.

The Wall of Love has since become a popular site for romantic occasions including proposals, engagement, wedding photo shoots, and everything else related to love. The surrounding small park has plenty of vegetation and benches to sit down for a rest. On frequent occasions, you will see live music groups playing next to the wall, too.

Tip:
The red splashes on the wall symbolize parts of a broken heart. See if you can piece them back together to form a full heart.

Opening Hours:
Daily: 8am-6pm
Free admission

This sight is featured in a self-guided walking tour of Paris, France within the mobile app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" which can be downloaded from iTunes App Store or Google Play. Please download the app to your mobile phone or tablet for travel directions for visiting this sight. The app turns your mobile device to a personal tour guide and it works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Wall of Love (Le Mur des Je t'aime) on Map

Sight Name: Wall of Love (Le Mur des Je t'aime)
Sight Location: Paris, France
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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