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If you are looking for a place to go out in Paris, Place de la Bastille is the perfect spot. Place de la Bastille is in the direct center of a series of streets booming with nightlife.
Past 10:30 pm, you can walk in any...More
I personally tick this place as one of my top visit when in France. Nothing fancy and elaborate decor that one can compare with other monuments in Paris. It’s the history. This is the place where it all began..the French Revolution. The guillotine. Mary Antoinette...and...More
Place de la Bastille is the former location of the notorious prison which was famously stormed and destroyed in the French Revolution, and today the outline of the prison is marked out on the pavement. Also in the Place is the Colonne de Juillet, a...More
If you come here looking for the Bastille, you will not find it. However, if you look carefully on the ground, you will see the brick outline of where it used to stand (hint: it is NOT in the roundabout). There is an impressive monument...More
You have to look beyond the traffic buzz as there is a lot of that. Lots of busy avenues come together here. And you have to look beyond the new opera house that is jammed into its small footprint. Then you will find lots of...More
It was my first time visiting this area in Paris, it’s the Bastille, where was the famous terrifying prison which we read about in history and stories before, but in the recent history they destroyed it all, and built all the residential buildings which you...More
Bastille and Oberkampf are lively parts of town made for entertainment. During the day rows of unassuming bars welcome customers for a bite or a drink, but it’s at night this area really comes to life. Students and young professionals fill the busy bars around Bastille and Oberkampf. At Place de la Bastille, crowds flock to the Opéra Bastille in the evening and groups wait for coveted tickets during the day. Towards
Republique, skateboarders practice their tricks while others chill out at the square. If you’re looking for late-night revelry, this is your neighborhood.