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Location address: France, Ile-de-France, Paris
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Saint-Philippe du Roule is a station on line 9 of the Paris Métro. The station opened on 27 May 1923 with the extension of the line from Trocadéro to Saint-Augustin. The village of Roule, which became a suburb in 1722, was a small locality called Romiliacum by Frédégaire, Crioilum by Saint Eligius, then Rolus in the 12th century.
Architect Jean Chalgrin designed the Arc de Triomphe and also the his neoclassical Church of St. Philippe-du-Roule.