What is Galerie Vero-Dodat?

What is Galerie Veró-Dodat?

Galerie Veró-Dodat is one of Paris’ many covered passages. Largely constructed during the 17th, 18th, and 19th-centuries, these walkways were the precursor to the shopping malls of today and housed a series of boutiques, hotels, and shops.

Where is the Vero Dodat in Paris?

That of Galerie Vero Dodat in the 1st arrondissement of Paris was constructed by two charcutiers (butchers) in 1826. Entrances to the arcade can be found at 19 Rue de Jean-Jacques Rousseau and 2 Rue Bouloi. Vero-Dodat was built so as to serve as a walkway between Palais Royal and Les Halles.

What happened to Versailles Véro-Dodat?

Véro-Dodat was one of the first of Paris’s passageways to get gas lighting in 1830, and one of the last to fall into decline. Its decline began during the Second Empire with the demise of the Messageries Laffitte et Gaillard.