A neighborhood where craftspeople, particularly cabinet makers, lived and worked from the Middle Ages onwards, these narrow, winding streets had been a favorable location for protesters to set up barricades throughout history. This urban exploration guide will offer you the chance to rediscover these iconic Parisian neighborhoods, from the Place de la Bastille to the Saint Gervais district as well as the historical perspective of the Revolution.
You'll discover the secrets of this imposing fortress, which was built by Charles V, and the mysterious sealed letters that contained the King's orders. You'll walk the streets in the footsteps of the lower class revolutionaries as they asserted their claim for justice against King Louis XVI.
Enjoy this informative tour as you gain better insight into this troubled period that gave rise to and defined the French Republic.