Secret monuments in Paris

Paris is a surprising capital with its monuments known worldwide. But you, you want to discover its secret and hidden monuments! You’ve knocked on the right door!

You are hungry of mystery, uncommonness or maybe you simply wish to discover Paris secrets. You’re right because the French capital is filled with unknown or uncommon monuments. Whether it’s about historical treasures or surprising works, we discover always more of it. Intrigued? You’re ready to follow the guide, then!

The Arènes de Lutèce
Have you heard of the Arènes de Lutèce? This very-well preserved Gallo-Roman amphitheater can be found in the heart of the Square des Arènes de Lutèce and presents a true symbol of the Parisian way of life!

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The Expiatory Chapel
The Expiatory Chapel is nestled in Paris 8th arrondissement, in the heart of the Square Louis XVI. A setting that is not left to chance because it’s here where the Madeleine cemetery used to be. The latter housed the corpses of Louis XVI, the last king of France of the Ancien Régime, and queen Marie-Antoinette


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The Picpus Cemetery
Picpus cemetery in Paris is an unknown place and yet it represents a part of the history of the French capital. Listed as historic monument, it houses the bodies of people guillotined during the height of the Reign of Terror.

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The Passe-Muraille
The Passe-Muraille or Walker-through-Walls is a surprising statue in the Montmartre neighborhood in Paris. Set in Place Marcel Aymé, it represents a man trying to get out of the wall. Let’s unravel the mystery.

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The Church of Saint Peter of Montmartre
The Church of Saint Peter of Montmartre is one of these jewels nestling in the Butte Montmartre. It has been built in 1134, making it one of the oldest parish churches in Paris. Listed as historic monument since 1923, its architecture evolved a lot since its creation. we must say its history has been filled with unexpected turns.

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Rizhlaine F.
Last updated on 12 July 2018

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