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Paris City Tour and Seine River Cruise
"Following the Paris city tour you will be taken for one-hour's cruise with a commentary down the Seine to discover 2000 years of Paris history and all the monuments along the river and the famous Paris bridges.Your Paris city tour gives you the unique opportunity to discover Paris its history and its major landmarks including: Place de l'Opera Place de la Concorde Champs-Elysées Arc de Triomphe
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Paris Express City Tour
"Places you can see include: Place de l'Opera Place de la Concorde Champs-Elysees Arc de Triumph Place du Trocadero Eiffel Tower (photo stop) Invalides
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Paris City Tour and Eiffel Tower Half-day Trip
"Choose the departure time that best suits your plans and hop aboard your air-conditioned coach in central Paris to begin your city tour. Widely considered to be the most romantic city in the world Paris is home to some of the finest architecture in Europe and its history reaches far back through the centuries. Take in beautiful Paris views from the comfort of your coach as you travel through the city in style and learn of its heritage from the informative on-board commentary. Admire famous squares such as the Place de la Concorde and the Place de la Bastille and top city attractions like the Champs-Elysées the Arc de Triomphe Notre Dame Cathedral
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Place de la Bastille Tips (58)

Nice to see

Am glad i went here but it is probably over-rated. Suggest visit as one of the last things, stop for a drinkie in a cafe (they are busy) and then get a metro to any other out-of-the-way sights before...
mattalthor
Mar 24, 2007

Place de la Bastille

Little remains of the historic Bastille prison that gives this public 'square' its name. 14 July 1798 and the storming of the Bastille is the celebrated beginning of the French revolution. The prison...
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leffe3
Feb 21, 2007

Opéra Bastille

For many years, the Opéra Garnier was the only large opera building of Paris. The performances in this theater was fantastic, but so were the prices to come in. For a long time ideas were brought up...
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Pieter11
Sep 28, 2006

Bastille area

The Bastille area is a popular and lifely area. North-east of the place de la Bastille are many cafés and bars. One of the last times I visited Paris, my hotel was not far from here and I often ended...
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sachara
May 28, 2006

Opera de la Bastille

The Opera de la Bastille, designed by the Canadian architect Calros Ott, opened its doors on 14 July 1989, the 200th anniversary of the storming of the Bastille prison. This 'opera of the people' is a...
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sachara
May 28, 2006

historical site

La Place de Bastille is the historical site where the Bastille prison stood which was stormed at the 14th of July in 1789, which date still is commerated every year in France. The infamous prison...
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sachara
May 28, 2006

Jumpstart of the French Revolution

Place de la BastilleI'll never forget my first glimpse of the Colonne de Juillet! The grand July Column greeted me during my April 2003 trip to Paris. It was my first day in the city & I was on my...
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BeatChick
Mar 10, 2006

Opera de Paris-Bastille

The modern mirror-glass building of Opera de Paris-Bastille was inaugurated by the French President Francois Mitterrand in 1989.Having a form easily to be associated with a ship, the new opera has an...
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Diana75
Feb 24, 2006

Place de la Bastille

This symbolic place in France's history, where the events of 1789 took place, is dominated today by the July Column. The construction works to the fortified residence, called La Bastille, were started...
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Diana75
Feb 24, 2006

Will the real Bastille monument please stand up!

I've always assumed that the monument in Place de la Bastille commemorated only the French Revolution in 1789. WRONG! It is the Colonne de Juillet in celebration of France's Independence Day, but the...
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shrimp56
Dec 31, 2005

Place de la Bastille

The Place de la Bastille is the place where the history of France was made. It may not be just as nice-looking like the Place Vendome, the Place de la Concorde or the Place des Vosges, but the Place...
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Pieter11
Oct 23, 2005

Opera Bastille -- Inside & Out

The Opera Bastille has been criticized as being too large and shiny for its historic location. I shared that opinion until, during an evening in which we attended an opera, I got a chance to view the...
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shrimp56
Jun 06, 2005
 
 
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"My Paris: not only operas and bicycles . . ."
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Things to Do Near Place de la Bastille

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Opéra Bastille - Opéra National de Paris

The Opéra Bastille was build as a replacement for the Opéra Garnier. In 1982 the French president François Mitterrand decided that a second opera house had to be build. Architect Carlos Ott was...
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Maison de Victor Hugo

All you loyal readers of my Bacharach page (thanks again to both of you) will recall that in 1840 the great French novelist Victor Hugo, author of Les Misérables and The Hunchback of Notre-Dame, spent...
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Place des Vosges

Place des Vosges in the Marias area is quite a pleasant square to enjoy. Arched, covered walkways line the inside of the buildings (allowing one to stroll even in inclement weather). The green park...
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Canal Saint Martin

La Grisette is a charming sculpture in Jardin Jules Ferry, which is one of the string of parks which overlie the tunnel linking Canal St Martin with Place de la Bastille. If the poodle hairdo and...
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Musée Carnavalet

Would you like to know how Paris was built and became today's city? Then you will love this museum with a lovely garden. The museum has free entry, only the exhibitions have to be paid. Avoid the...
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Le Marais District

After several visits to Paris always skipping this quarter, I spent there a full week. It gave me a new image of this trendy area, where many recent investments didn't compromise its history and...
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Place de la Bastille, 75011 Paris

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