Gare de l'Est is a station of the Paris Métro, serving Lines 4, 5, and 7. It is the fifth busiest station on the network.
The station was opened on 15 November 1907 as part of the extension of line 5 from Lancry to Gare du Nord. The line 4 platforms were opened on 21 April 1908 as part of the first section of the line from Châtelet to Porte de Clignancourt. The line 7 platforms were opened on 5 November 1910 as part of the first section of the line from Opéra to Porte de la Villette.
It is connected to the mainline Gare de l'Est railway station, literally Eastern Station, and to the Château-Landon Métro Station on line (7. The name Verdun refers to the Avenue de Verdun, in memory of World War I's Battle of Verdun to which French soldiers were sent from the railway station.
Address 91 Boulevard de Strasbourg, Paris 75010, France
Coordinates 48°52'34.329" N 2°21'28.485" E