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Walks: ‘Rue Des Petits-Champs’ In Paris, France

Rue des Petits-Champs is a street which runs through the 1st and 2nd arrondissement of ParisFrance. It was officially created in 1634 by orders of the king during the construction of Palais-Cardinal, it was named “rue Bautru” then “rue Neuve-des-Petits-Champs”, In 1881 it was given its present name. In 1944, the part of rue des Petits Champs which extends across Opera near the Place Vendome was renamed rue Danielle Casanova after a French Resistance fighter who died in 1943.