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Ever wondered where the Haussmannian legacy is strongest, or where Paris’ oldest buildings are to be found? A new map from the city hall’s official urban planning think-tank illustrates the capital’s age using the most comprehensive database of building records to date.
This is the next in a series looking at some of the sumptuous palaces and mansions for which the City of Light is rightly famed. The Hôtel de Soubise is an elegant 18th century mansion on the rue des Francs-Bourgeois in the 3rd arrondissement (district). It has been the property of the French State since […]
This is the first in a series looking at some of the sumptuous palaces and mansions for which the City of Light is rightly famed. Located opposite the Louvre in Paris’s central 1st arrondissement (district), the Palais Royal has a long and colorful history. It has been home to royalty and aristocracy, once contained a […]
An interview with our collaborator, Rosemary Flannery, who has been a Parisienne since 1989 and gives private guided tours of Paris’ museums and monuments
We posted recently about a series of interactive maps of Paris in the 16th century. Now move on a couple centuries and zoom in on the city as it was in the 1730s, 50 years before the French Revolution.
As part of the jubilee celebration of the 850th anniversary of Paris’ Notre Dame de Paris, nine new bells were installed to replace four dilapidated bells in the renowned cathedral in the heart of the city. The new bells first rang on March 23rd, in time for Palm Sunday and Easter week. The sound of […]