This is a fact, Paris is a genuine museum-city. From its most touristic places to spots coveted by locals, the French capital enjoys an exceptional heritage making passionate happy. This time, we offer you to rediscover Paris, Paris as seen from another angle, through the visit of ghost monuments.
The capital’s rich and eventful history transformed its face over time. Furthermore, even though Paris now does not lack beautiful buildings, some places that marked its past are now gone… but not entirely. Today still, the city keeps traces from these destroyed monuments. Here is how to find them.
The Bastille jail
Where to see remnants of the Bastille in Paris?
Paris Place de la Bastille reminds a strong highlight in the History of France. Once, a big fortress, the Bastille prison used to stand there. Destroyed during the French Revolution in 1789, the remnants of the place are now rare. Here is where you can find them.
Did you know? 3 monuments from the Antiquity in Paris
Do you really know Paris? Let’s take you on a discovery of the ancient buildings in town. Ready to travel in time? First stop: Antiquity!
The remnants of the Tuileries Palace
Where to see remnants of the Tuileries Palace in Paris?
Did you know? There was a time when the famous Tuileries garden housed a palace. This was the Tuileries Palace. Remnants of this royal residence – now gone – are now scattered across the world. But here is how to find them in Paris.
The Wall of Philip II Augustus
Where to see remnants of the Wall of Philip II Augustus in Paris?
The medieval Wall of Philip II Augustus used to surround Paris in the late 12th century. Now gone, you can yet find remnants of the wall reminding of the history of the French capital. Where can you find what is left of this former city wall?
Remnants of the Holy Innocents' Cemetery
History of Paris: the Holy Innocents’ Cemetery and what remains of it
Did you know? In Paris Halles area used to lay a very infamous cemetery in town: the Holy Innocents’ Cemetery. Find out more about its fascinating history and the few remnants that can still be seen today.