At the edge of the Ile de la Cité, the Morgue received during the 19th century more than 40 000 visitors a day !
The architect Luis Fernandes tried to imagine a fantasy city mixing Paris and New York.
(Video only in French) Discover some of secrets of this street, where historic fronts and beautiful facades remain from the 18th and 20th centuries.
The story of the first photograph of a human being, taken Boulevard du Temple, in Paris, in 1838.
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Triangle Tower, Samaritan Courthouse … All new contemporary architecture projects in Paris.
Paris is full of magnificent fountains and watering places for a pleasant moment of freshness.
FEATURED MUSEUMS AND MONUMENTS
Discover the legend of St. Genevieve, Patron Saint of Paris, whose statue stands on the Bridge Tournelle (5th arrondissement).
History of this old monument, the largest municipal building in Europe, and information on guided tours.
A walk to discover the village of Saint-Louis Island through its history and its most beautiful mansions.
A walk in the eastern part of the Latin Quarter, around the rue Mouffetard. From the Jardin des Plantes to the Pantheon, a nice stroll to discover this historical district.
Relive the history of this insurrectionary period that lasted two months, from 18 March to 28 May 1871.
Today symbol of Paris and most famous monument in the world, the Eiffel Tower was very controversial at the time of its construction. Back on a tumultuous history.
An “eco neighborhood” with gardens and restaurant in the heart of the 18th arrondissement.
After 5 years of works, Paris Zoological Park is a wonderful getaway to explore biodiversity and animals.