Covered passages of Paris

Covered passages of Paris
  • For everyone
  • Duration : 1.30
  • Appointement before the entrance of Palais Royal
  • End of the tour : on the “Grands Boulevards”.

Untill the engineer « le Baron Haussmann » transformed Paris, the city had a true medieval face. Among the changes of the mid 19th century, is the birth of a new architecture using iron and glass ! The covered passages or galleries of Paris provides a great example of what the city looked like. With its cafés, restaurants, its lively places around the Palais Royal, the theatres and all the entertainement of the time, will offer a unique insight into Paris of the 19th century.