Historical Crimes of Paris Walking Tour

Historical Crimes of Paris Walking Tour

Product ID: 66802

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Duration
90 minutes
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English, French

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What You'll Do
  • Discover the famous districts of Paris from a different perspective
  • Take an historical journey through the heart of Paris
  • Hear surprising anecdotes about Paris and its great crimes
Overview
Explore the sordid business affairs and other sinister crimes that have left their mark on the streets of Paris on a unique and fascinating walking tour. Visit the site of some of the city's great crime scenes, go to the Catacombs of Paris and more.
What to Expect
Journey through a darker side of the history of Paris on a walking tour of some of the city's great crime scenes. Follow a route that traces shady business dealings, sites of execution and much more.

Discover how Paris was once a maze of side streets where it was easy to get lost, providing refuge for thieves and other miscreants. Learn about the meanings behind the names of streets, such as the Rue de la Grande Truanderie in the 1st arrondissement (district). Hear how it took its name from the word "truand" ("crook") on account of the many crimes that took place there.

Visit the underground cemetery of the Catacombs of Paris to see the where the bones of many innocents reside. Learn about the great gallows and gibbets of Montfaucon, and listen to surprising facts and fascinating anecdotes on the approximately 2-kilometer walk. Discover Paris from a completely different perspective.
What's Included
  • Walking tour
What's Not Included
  • Transportation
Meeting Point

Meet in front of the Fontaine Saint-Michel, Paris. The nearest métro station is Saint-Michel (Line 4). (Open in Google Maps)

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Product ID: 66802