ArabicChinese (Simplified)DutchEnglishFrenchGermanGreekHindiItalianJapanesePortugueseRussianSpanish

Paris - Ile De France

Rambuteau Metro station, a colourful station

This page was updated on: Monday, May 20, 2019 at: 4:12 pm

Rambuteau Metro station serves the Pompidou Centre

Rambuteau Metro station was opened in 1935 and named after Claude-Philibert Barthelot de Rambuteau.

Prefect of Paris from 1833 to 1848, Rambuteau opened the street that bears his name.

The station was renamed Rambuteau - Centre Georges Pompidou when the national centre of Art and Culture was built.

Rambuteau is on Ligne 11. This line connects Mairie des Lilas in the northeast of Paris to Châtelet in the heart of the capital.

A colourful station

The station was renovated in 2002.

Its decoration is as colourful as the Centre Pompidou, but in much softer tones.

Direct lighting is standard, but the indirect lighting consists of mauve, yellow, green and blue lights that reflect on the white tiles of the vaulted ceiling.

This simple, yet attractive decor, creates a soothing effect.

Sites of interest near Rambuteau Metro station?

Centre Pompidou, Quartier de l’Horloge, Chuuuttt mural, Fontaine Stravinsky

A 5mn walk will take you to Les Halles, Saint-Eustache Church and L'Ecoute - The Listener sculpture on the former church square

Directions: boundary 3rd district and 4th district
Coordinates: Lat 48.862308 – Long 2.353976

Liege Metro station - Le Perron in Liege, Visé town hall and Verviers town hall

Liege Metro Station, a decor dedicated to Belgium

Liege Metro Station was called Rue de Berlin before WWI but was renamed afterwards to honour the Belgian troops' memory and heroism at the Battle of Liege
Porte de Pantin Metro station - musical decor

Porte de Pantin Metro station’s musical decor

Porte de Pantin Metro station’s musical decor is related to the Cité de la Musique and Philharmonie de Paris located by the Parc de la Villette entrance
Varenne Metro station - The Thinker by Rodin

Varenne Metro station, a decor dedicated to Rodin

Varenne Metro station serves the Rodin Museum-Hôtel de Biron and exhibits two replicas of Rodin’s iconic statues, The Thinker and Honoré de Balzac
Reaumur-Sebastopol Metro station in Paris

Reaumur-Sebastopol Metro station, a decor dedicated to printing

Reaumur-Sebastopol Metro station is in the heart of Paris’ traditional printing district and is decorated with headlines the newspapers printed during WWII

Sign up to our newsletter

Travel France Online will use the information you provide on this form to keep in touch with you and to provide updates via our newsletter. By selecting the boxes on the form you confirm your acceptance to receive our newsletter.

You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us at admin@travelfranceonline.com

We will treat your information with respect. For more information please visit our privacy policy page