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About Place De La Bastille, Paris

One of the most important sites of the French Revolution, the Bastille prison is an iconic attraction for its historical value. Having said that, the prison no longer stands there and the only thing that commemorates the famous landmark is a statue surrounding which Paris moves on as a bustling metropolis. Place de la Bastille however does surround some amazing restaurants and bars and has also been a venue for some memorable concerts.

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How To Get To Place De La Bastille by Public Transport

  • Nearest Metro: Metro Saint-Paul

Restaurants Near Place De La Bastille

  • Les Grandes Marches
  • Cafe Francais
  • Cafe des Phares
  • Le Falstaff
  • Indiana Cafe - Bastille

Address: Place de la Bastille, 75011 Paris, France

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Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

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Small-Group Gourmet Food and Market Tour of the Bastille District in Paris
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Explore Paris’ colorful Bastille district on a 3-hour food tour led by an expert food-loving guide! Spreading out into three Paris arrondissements, the Bastille area is best known for being a hotbed of history, but the area is also an up-and-coming foodie paradise. Visit gourmet delicatessens, patisseries, wine bars and, of course, the must-see Marché d’Aligre. This bustling market boasts a treasure trove of specialist food stalls with quality French produce at bargain prices – perfect for all your gastronomic needs!

This small-group food tour is limited to just eight people, ensuring you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide.

Paris Walking Tour: Discover the Marais District
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Explore the historic Marais district of Paris, home to the Places des Vosges, Pompidou Centre and the Bastille, on a 2-hour walking tour with an expert guide. The Marais is known for its strong Jewish community and is packed with shops, galleries and cafes that give it a lively atmosphere. Many of the narrow streets of the Marais are pedestrianized, so a walking tour is the best way to guarantee you won’t miss any of the highlights of this delightful Parisian district, including the Hotel de Ville and the Rue des Rosiers.

Eiffel Tower Priority Access Ticket with Host
View Deal Eiffel Tower Priority Access Ticket with Host 500 Reviews | Duration: 2 hours From USD 26.42/person

Save your precious Paris sightseeing time with this skip-the-line Eiffel Tower ticket. One of only a few priority admission tickets to include a host and commentary, this experience ensures a hassle-free visit to one of the world’s busiest monuments. Accompanied by your host from outside the main gates to the second level, you’ll enjoy a relaxing entrance to the Eiffel Tower plus ample free time. Wander the viewing levels, and gaze out at Notre Dame Cathedral, Les Invalides and more — all from up high.

Skip the Line: Louvre Museum Audio Tour
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Skip the long entrance lines at Paris' Louvre Museum and enjoy an audio tour of its many legendary works of art including the ‘Mona Lisa’ and ‘Venus de Milo.’ With more than 35,000 pieces on display, the Louvre can overwhelm even the most avid art lover, but this package provides you with an in-depth audio guide and a detailed museum map to help you design your own itinerary and navigate with ease. After concluding your 2.5-hour audio tour, continue exploring on your own, grab a bite to eat, or shop for souvenirs at the world’s most-visited museum.

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  • I did a flash running tour of Paris during the jog to the tower, stopping to photo what happened to catch my eye. I did get turned around briefly upon reaching the Place de la Bastille July monument, but fortunately I looked up, into the sky, and saw two contrails merging to form the shape of a bow and arrow, so naturally I took it as a sign from the universe and followed its direction to the river Seine. Most people just read street signs. Me: giant bow and arrow in the sky. Growing weary of constantly experiencing the watchful eye of creation at a rate that could turn Dawkins to a swami, I make tracks to the tower.

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  • Beautiful historic place: this is where the 1789 French revolution started, a revolution that shook the entire world! Beside the column in the middle, you have plenty of restaurants of all types and at all prices all around and even a beautiful Opera House, Nike shop, and more.

  • Surrounded by cafés, you can enjoy "Le Génie de la Liberté" on top of the "Colonne de Juillet", commemorating "Les trois Glorieuses". The Opera Bastille is just there and if you happen to be there on an evening of "Générale", the last repetition before the opening of the show, you can usually get in for free and enjoy that performance. You can stroll or have a drink at the marina too, at the canal St-Martin. On Sunday is where the big food market takes place, but you can also enjoy some art market and food during the week, it's just much smaller. The prison no longer exists, but in the metro, on line 5, it shows your where the wall used to be.

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  • Interesting place, where many young people converge, is full of interesting places, lots of party, good people and good food.

  • A lot of restaurants in the corner, beautiful streets and a lot of youngsters! Less touristic than the Paris Center.

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