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Description: This public square is situated around the remains of the famous Bastille...
This public square is situated around the remains of the famous Bastille prison.
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For lovers of roundabouts

If you like busy roundabouts then you'll enjoy the place de la Bastille as it's a very fine example of its kind. Other than a name and a column which you would have to take your... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

If you like busy roundabouts then you'll enjoy the place de la Bastille as it's a very fine example of its kind. Other than a name and a column which you would have to take your life in your hands to get close to there is little here to remember the glories of the French revolution. If you're nearby, by... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Of course when visiting Paris it is a must to see the Bastille! What is left from the Revolution is just this colonne! But you can see the Opera! It has the best acoustic system of Europe! And thn have a walk to the Blvrd Saint Antoine where many shops are open for the shopping lovers!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I wouldn't make a special trip exactly to see this monument but it was a lovely view whilst having breakfast at one of the cafes on the side.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The Bastille was a joke! There is a round a-bout with a lot of retail and shops, as well as a lot of places to eat. It was disappointing to know that the prison itself had been imploded years ago. None of the brochures mentioned this. We spent a lot of our time trying to get to the area and... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The plaza is one of the main night spots of the Capital! You'll find many bars and cafes, mostly around the Rue de la Roquette and Rue de Lappe. The Opéra de Bastille, Paris's second national opera, is located here too! The monument in the middle of the plaza is, contrary to popular belief, dedicated to the "July Revolution" of... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Ive always wanted to see where the bastille was located and was a bit let down by it really - it is a monument in the middle of an extremely busy road which meant it was almost impossible to go to look at it - I couldnt see any plaques telling you the history of it in the square either,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Great place of historical significance in Paris, nice architecture and colors, also well maintained monument in Paris..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This monument to the old Bastille is in the middle of a mish mash of roads. Its central to many shops, cafes, restaurants and bars where you can experience a welcome break and refreshments before your next venue

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Not as amazing as Place de la Concorde, the Place de la Bastille is, nevertheless, oozing with history and art. The Paris Opera is here, as are restaurants and shops of all descriptions.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Place de la Bastille is home to the Opéra Bastille. There are marina for pleasure boats, the Bassin de l'Arsenal, to the south, which is bordered by the Boulevard de la Bastille. There is a tall monument. It is near the Bastille rail station. This is the same place where was th Bastille fort situated. There are many restaurants, cinema... More 

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The Marais is a winding maze of multi-faceted streets that beg to be explored. It bursts with small boutiques, historic buildings, cozy traditional restaurants, and hidden parks. Around each corner, you'll come across little gems of architecture spanning the centuries, from understated medieval towers to classical libraries and 17th century splendor. This neighborhood unites a rich mix of people of all ages, but it's best known for the gay scene mostly in the south and the Jewish community around Rue des Rosiers.
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