Île de la Cité is one of two natural islands in the Seine at the heart of Paris. As the place where the medieval city was founded, the island is known for its cobblestone streets and historic buildings. One important landmark is Conciergerie prison, where Marie Antoinette awaited execution in 1793. The island’s teardrop shape makes its streets quite interesting, with buildings and bridges forced to adapt to this landscape. Small walkways and a staircase behind the statue by the Pont Neuf bridge allow you to walk down along the river’s edge. A small bridge connecting the other island, Île Saint-Louis, is a gathering place for street performers showcasing their talents. Île de la Cité is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Paris Edition.
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Île de la Cité Reviews
It was once the center of Paris, and it still can be today. What a great place to stroll and explore. Of course there are blocked off sections, but there is still enough to enjoy. An island in the mid... more »
A Notre-Dame leégése óta még nem láttam így a környéket. Elég nyomasztó volt a nagy fémkerítés és a templom jelenlegi kinézete. more »I haven't seen the area like this since the burn out of Notre-Dame. The big metal fence and the current look of the church were pretty depressing.
Couldn't see Notre dame because it was burned
Paris essence concentrated on 1sq km. And of course the best icecream ever...
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