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At the very edge of Île de la Cité on the quai de l’Archevêché, gazed down on benevolently by Notre-Dame Cathedral, lies the square...

Every country has moments in its history—often much longer than moments—that are a source of profound national shame. In this regard, despite her reputation as...

When the "piscine Molitor Grands Etablissements Balnéaires d’Auteuil" first opened its doors in Paris in 1929, it was the final touch to an already...

The Journées du Patrimoine occurs on the 3rd weekend of September each year and is a must for anyone that loves Paris history and...

A crisp May morning, unseasonably cold in Paris, and the vendors at the Marché d’Aligre are gregariously chatting with passers-by. The stands are brimming...

One of the more esoteric locations in Paris is the Club des Hashischins located in the Hotel de Lauzun on the Île Saint-Louis. Founded...

Anyone wanting to be buried in Picpus Cemetery, one of only two private cemeteries in Paris, would have to be related to a very...

Learn about Paris

Here you can learn about Paris and its history, art and culture. This is also the place to gain an insight into the French language and find information on educational courses.