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Wall of Philip II Augustus

Rue Clovis, 75004 Paris, France
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We are but dust

This really makes you realise how unimportant we are. This wall still stands while everything... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
Belle-Noel
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London, United Kingdom
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Interesting and unique

During my walk today, I visited the Wall of Philip II Augustus and it’s certainly interesting and... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
KylieIsTravelling
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Perth, Australia
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28 Dec 2017
“Interesting and unique”
31 Dec 2017
“We are but dust”
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Rue Clovis, 75004 Paris, France
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

This really makes you realise how unimportant we are. This wall still stands while everything changes around it. I have never seen it before and while I was researching unusual places to see in Paris stumbled upon this gem. I used google maps to find...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

During my walk today, I visited the Wall of Philip II Augustus and it’s certainly interesting and unique - and a nice piece of history that has been retained for all to see. There is a plaque on and next to the wall describing its...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2015

As an archaeological buff, I enjoy tracking down ruins. In Paris, I have sought out various remaining sections of the city wall that King Philip II of France had constructed to protect Paris while he participated in the Third Crusade. The entire defense went up...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2014

There are a number of places around Paris where you can see sections of it's Medieval City Wall. It was built in the 12th Century by King Philippe-Auguste. On Rue Clovis just east of the Pantheon a section cuts across the road. It is 8...More

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Quartier Latin
The Latin Quarter bursts with intellectual life,
architectural splendour and ongoing merriment. The
small streets are filled with classical buildings,
student bars and lively eateries while the squares are
dominated by historic monuments. The area is defined
by the 800-year-old Sorbonne University, where Latin
once prevailed, and is famous for the Pantheon which
celebrates the great men and women of France. During
...More
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