Under the Pont-Neuf, the Vert-Galant square, nickname given to Henri IV, reminds us of the king's eventful sentimental life.
In its time largest drinking water reservoir in the world, a gigantic building built during the Haussmannian works, still in operation.
Or how one of the most important European business districts, takes its name from a sculpted group put in the 19th century.
Only a few hundred meters, where a hidden villa, mansions, green gardens and ornate facades come one after another.
When the Pont-Neuf was the beating heart of the city, where acrobats and tooth-pullers reigned for several centuries.
Transformed in the 19th century in a neo-baroque style, an astonishing architectural discovery.
Only composed of a staircase, the steps of this street in the 2nd arrondissement tell us a part of the history of Paris.
The Villa de l'Ermitage and the Cité Leroy, last witnesses of the small workshops which dominated the district in the 19th century.
Died at 20, after the French Revolution, he became a symbol of religious fanaticism. A statue in Montmartre pays homage to him.
(Français) Mêlant histoire et architecture, les cariatides sont parmi les plus belles décorations d'immeubles ou de palais. Petite histoire d'un ornement...