Place de la Bastille

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  • Category: monuments
  • Section: Monuments
The Colonne de Juillet dominates la Place de la Bastille. It marks the site of the prison known as the Bastille which was stormed by the Mob in 1789 at the start of the French Revolution. In the subway station beneath the square, stones from the Bastille's foundation can still be seen. This square is also home to the Opéra Bastille completed in 1990. (SE corner of the plaza) (

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Today (19 August)
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