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Coulée Verte René-Dumont

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Coulée Verte René-Dumont

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1 Coulee Verte Rene-Dumont Gare de Lyon - Bercy, 75012 Paris France
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Ledru-RollinParis Metro5 min
BastilleParis Metro6 min
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Comprehensive Paris Collection: 9 podcast walks to discover the city

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Love podcasts? You'll love our immersive walking tour of Paris!<br><br>The digital audio guide can be downloaded anytime directly on your smartphone!<br><br>We've teamed up with expert historians, storytellers and influencers to give you a unique and engaging experience of Paris!<br><br>Embark on a Parisian adventure discovering the main highlights and hidden gems of the city thanks to 9 audio guides to lead the way!<br><br>We will discover some of Paris's most iconic landmarks as well as taking you off the beaten track and away from the crowds to discover some of the lesser known places!<br><br>The self-guided audio tours have been designed with a diverse set of interests for the culturally curious. You'll be able to discover: The Latin Quarters, the Louvre and Tuileries, Sainte-Chapelle, the Père Lachaise Cemetery, Montmartre, an Instagram Tour of Ile de la Cité, the Eiffel Tower and a tour on Parisien architecture!<br><br>You really will see it all on these eye-opening tours of the 'City of Light'.
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Dimitris L wrote a review Sep 2020
Sydney, Australia17,089 contributions56,908 helpful votes
Coulee Verte Rene-Dumont is an elevated walkway in the city. We took a detour while wandering the streets and found ourselves in this walkway purely by chance. However we did not have much free time so only spent a short time there. It is quite a great way to get out of the heavy traffic and noise. Perhaps we will return another time.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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157henk157 wrote a review Apr 2020
Riehen, Switzerland206 contributions156 helpful votes
An escape from the busy Paris streets, this former overground tram line has been transformed into a very nice walkway with lots of green and nice views over the streets of Paris and sometimes even into apartments. If you have seen everything else, this is a nice alternative on a sunny day and can take you all the way from the Place de la Bastille to the Bois de Vincennes.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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pancakesisters9 wrote a review Mar 2020
New York, NY44 contributions49 helpful votes
New Yorkers who love the new High Line should visit the original High Line in Paris. It's much older and more sophisticated design. Designed as a series of 'Rooms' with different floral plantings. each one different from the next. A little hard to find, but located behind the new Modern Opera near the Place de la Bastille, where there's a set of steps up a very plain facade - but what a great experience lies beyond. At street level there are a number of unique stores built under the arches which support the former railroad bed. Great at sunset too.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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JnVSydney wrote a review Feb 2020
Sydney9,721 contributions1,318 helpful votes
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Over the years, as we’ve had short visits to Paris, we’ve always planned for ‘the big one’ - the visit when we could finally do a lot of things on our ‘One Day in Paris’ list. Finally, on a chilly but sunny day we walked out to Place de la Bastille, and just a wee bit further to reach the Coulee Verte / Promenade Plantee / Greenway, an elevated park on the top of an old railway viaduct. The park was inaugurated in 1993 and until New York’s High Line park opened in 2009, it was the only elevated park in the world. What a fabulous walk we had - no scooters or bikes and only a couple of joggers. We did a couple of kms (the walk totals 4.7 km if you go right to the end) and then did a u-turn and came back part of the way before taking the stairs down to street level and walking along the Viaduc des Arts.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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B1714D wrote a review Jan 2020
Belgrade, Serbia8,211 contributions2,166 helpful votes
Although this one was earlier made, the New York's High line is more famous. The Paris' one is set south of Bastille sq. This gardened path runs along a disused railway line for few km, and is a pleasant elevated walk through a residential area.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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