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Gare du Nord, Paris

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One of the six large terminus railway stations of the mainline network for Paris, Gare du Nord is well known for its architectural beauty. A sculptural display represents the principal cities served by the station. Eight of the nine majestic statues crowning the building along the cornice line illustrate destinations outside France, with the ninth figure of Paris in the center. The station has served as a setting in numerous films, such as "The Bourne Ultimatum" and "Ocean’s Twelve," and is mentioned in books such as "The Da Vinci Code" and "The Historian." Through this station, you can connect with several urban transportation lines, including Paris Métro, RER, and buses. With around 190 million travelers per year, this is the busiest railway station in Europe. Use our Paris trip planner to visit Gare du Nord on your trip to Paris, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Arriving at Gare du Nord, and crossing Paris to another station is simple and quick using the RER, which runs at a lower level than the Metro. Departures from the refurbished Eurostar facility is simp...  more »
  • We have always travelled into the Gare du Nord when visiting Paris and we always receive excellent service.  more »
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