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Address: Paris, France
Phone Number: 0262864621
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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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Cool but not wow

Interesting place, the surrounding area is nice and with a busy café scene. The monument itself is quite modest for the location significance.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Interesting place, the surrounding area is nice and with a busy café scene. The monument itself is quite modest for the location significance.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Overall disapointed that it was not that much to see. If you are a Operalover, there ia new opera house that is a good sight to see, but other then that I would recomend going to other sigheings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are a history buff, this is a Paris must-see. My trip here was really only to chalk it up to say that I had "been", but did wind up having dinner nearby. Centrally located, it's a good place to reflect on the people who died in the process, because they were sick of their dismal living standards in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whatever you have read about this place now history as nothing is left to see. Only a tall tower surrounded by a square. You can take a photograph. However the places near by are full of life and fun to make you joyful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So much to be said about Bastille. Lovely area with an active night life; bars and night clubs are often very lively. This is the place to stay in Paris. All the main attractions are a short distance away from Bastille, with the metro in Bastille connecting directly to the Eiffel Tower, Louvre, Champs Elysees and many more. (You don't... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is now an intersection with a colonne and modern architecture around. Do not go here to see any historical famous French Revolution building. Nothing to see from that perspective. But if you want to see modern Paris, well stop by. I could easily have been without seing it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Place de la Bastille is a tall tower around 22m located in the city of Paris reminding the French Revolution. This square has four meter wide wall. Nice to view it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

I mean it's a tall tower with a lot of history.... It was interesting to look at for like three minutes and then we got food at a nearby cafe

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Here you can be proud of people who fought for their freedom and finally got it. Bastille was destroyed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

This was the last monument we visited in Paris. We enjoyed taking in the history of this fascinating landmark. I would recommend this to everyone who visits Paris. There is a taxi rank nearby also just incase you require one.

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