Tuileries (Paris Métro)
|Paris Métro station|
206, rue de Rivoli|
210, rue de Rivoli
1st arrondissement of Paris
|Coordinates||48°51′52″N 2°19′47″E / 48.864531°N 2.329617°ECoordinates: 48°51′52″N 2°19′47″E / 48.864531°N 2.329617°E|
|Opened||19 July 1900|
Location within Paris
Tuileries (French pronunciation: [tɥilʁi], lit. tile factories) is a station on Paris Métro Line 1, situated in the 1st arrondissement of Paris.
Like most stations on Line 1, Tuileries station lies on an east-west axis (l'axe historique) from La Défense in the west to Vincennes in the east. Specifically, it is located underneath Rue de Rivoli near the Jardin des Tuileries, for which the station is named.
|Line 1 platforms|
|Westbound||← toward La Défense – Grande Arche (Concorde)|
|Eastbound||toward Château de Vincennes (Palais Royal – Musée du Louvre) →|
In popular culture
It was the ostensible setting of one portion of the film Paris, je t'aime in which an American tourist (Steve Buscemi) waiting at the station becomes involved in the conflict between a young couple. In fact, the scene was filmed at the closed Porte des Lilas—Cinema metro station.
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- Traditional Paris Métro signage for Tuileries station
- Tuileries platform signage and artwork
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