The station opened on 18 July 1911. It takes its name from Simón Bolívar (1783–1830), a South American general and stateman.
The station is situated in the 19th arrondissement. It is today served by the metro line 7bis.



Stairs from the platform towards the exit. The walls are tiled to about shoulder-height. Narrow advertising boards in metal frames have been placed beteen the handrail and the top row of turquoise tiles with flower pattern.









The barrier restricts access on the platform towards the direction of Buttes Chaumont.

The silver lights are in the Bruno-Gaudin style. The lights reflect on the top of the metal.









Tunnel in the direction Jaurès. The entrance is at the end of the platforms, which are either side of the tracks. The vaulted ceiling is tiled.

The edges of the platforms are painted white.







turquoise seats


The turquoise metal seats in half-bowl shape are fixed to the wall by a silver bar at ground level.

They are placed in front of the advertising boards in white ceramic frames.








The signage is in mixed case white letters on a blue plastic sign. It is placed on tiles in Metro style which have been painted white.