"Around Place de la Bastille" Place de la Bastille Tip by black_mimi99

Place de la Bastille, Paris: 61 reviews and 133 photos

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This square famous for its memories of the Revolution. Here stood the massive fortress built under Charles V between 1370 and 1382. It later became a state prison.
In the center of the square is the July Column, built between 1831 and 1840 in memory of the Parisians in July 1830.

Phone: 0262864621
Website: http://www.bastillefortress.com

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  • Written Jul 27, 2009
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