Should you and I love or hate Paris?

The first visit to Paris is magical: you discover its famous monuments, its museums, its churches, its gastronomy. The ones you have seen in a book, a magazine ... lire plus !

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Molière in Paris: 5 Sites in the Footsteps of the Writer

This 15 January 2022 commemorates the 400th anniversary of the birth of Molière in Paris. This is an opportunity to follow in the footsteps of the great French ... lire plus !

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Fontaine Molière: A Little-Known Paris Monument

If you walk in the vicinity of Palais-Royal, you may spot a monumental fountain at the corner of the rue Molière and the rue de Richelieu. This is ... lire plus !

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The first and tallest skyscraper of Paris

In 1781, New York was still a British settlement and Sydney, Australia had not yet been founded. These two great cities, known for their skyscrapers were preceded by ... lire plus !

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What about the iconic Street-Name Plaques of Paris?

The street-name plaques of Paris are so famous they have become iconic features of authentic Paris. You would have seen them on your visit to the French capital ... lire plus !

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The Mystery Behind the Chimney of the Eiffel Tower

Only a very small number of Parisians and tourists know of the existence of what looks like a folly at the feet of the Iron Lady. In fact ... lire plus !

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Discover the house of Jean Hérouet in Paris

When you walk along the busy rue des Francs Bourgeois in the Marais district, you’ll probably notice the House of Jean Hérouet. It stands out from other buildings ... lire plus !

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What is the story behind the public benches of Paris?

When you visit Paris you’ll hardly notice them. But they are found in the hundreds throughout the French capital. The iconic public benches of Paris are part of the street ... lire plus !

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This is Léon, the last Gas streetlamp in Paris !

Malakoff does not rank amongst my favourite destinations in the Paris region. I knew very little of this residential suburb in the Hauts-de-Seine département. I was aware of ... lire plus !

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The secrets about the Moulin Rouge in Paris

Ohh la la… Le Moulin Rouge is one of the most famous cabarets in the world. It is easily recognisable with its red windmill on the corner of Boulevard ... lire plus !

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