Soon in 1789 the French Revolutionaries decided to attack the Bastille in an effort to weaken their king, Louis XVI, which is now famously named as the Storming of the Bastille. Currently at that location, now stands a monument called the July Column in a well know square called Place De La Bastille.

Soon in 1789 the French Revolutionaries decided to attack the Bastille in an effort to weaken their king, Louis XVI, which is now famously named as the Storming of the Bastille. Currently at that location, now stands a monument called the July Column in a well know square called Place De La Bastille.

But in most historical findings that have been portrayed to us, has told that the Bastille was mainly used as a prison which Louis XIV, XV and XVI used to detain many prisoners at the time. The change from being a fortress to a state prison was commenced in 1417.

But in most historical findings that have been portrayed to us, has told that the Bastille was mainly used as a prison which Louis XIV, XV and XVI used to detain many prisoners at the time. The change from being a fortress to a state prison was commenced in 1417.

The Bastille was firstly designed as a fortress in Paris. Originally the Bastille was built and used as a stronghold to fend off the English from the eastern side of Paris in a famous battle called the Hundred Year’s War. Which started because Charles IV (the king of France) died without having a son so Edward III though he could come by and rule France.

The Bastille was firstly designed as a fortress in Paris. Originally the Bastille was built and used as a stronghold to fend off the English from the eastern side of Paris in a famous battle called the Hundred Year’s War. Which started because Charles IV (the king of France) died without having a son so Edward III though he could come by and rule France.

The Sacre Coeur translates to the Basilica of the Sacred Heart, which the sacred heart would be another name for the heart of Jesus. The meaning behind this was to show the compassion and love from Jesus towards Humanity.

The Sacre Coeur translates to the Basilica of the Sacred Heart, which the sacred heart would be another name for the heart of Jesus. The meaning behind this was to show the compassion and love from Jesus towards Humanity.

The Sacre Coeur is a monument as well as a church in Paris, it may not be used as any form of protection, but it most certainly has impacted the battle history of France. It was built as a monument for misfortunes of the loss from the Franco-Prussian war which was a battle fought between France and Germany.

The Sacre Coeur is a monument as well as a church in Paris, it may not be used as any form of protection, but it most certainly has impacted the battle history of France. It was built as a monument for misfortunes of the loss from the Franco-Prussian war which was a battle fought between France and Germany.

The 33km was made up of 94 Bastions, 17 gates, 23 road crossings, 8 railroads and 5 crossings of rivers and canals. At this time only bastion 1 and 45 remains as the rest of the wall was destroyed as it was seen pointless and many of the citizens disapprove of this wall. One of the main reasons why this was thought of being removed was because in WW2 the German artillery with the famous Paris Gun proved the walls to be ineffective.

The 33km was made up of 94 Bastions, 17 gates, 23 road crossings, 8 railroads and 5 crossings of rivers and canals. At this time only bastion 1 and 45 remains as the rest of the wall was destroyed as it was seen pointless and many of the citizens disapprove of this wall. One of the main reasons why this was thought of being removed was because in WW2 the German artillery with the famous Paris Gun proved the walls to be ineffective.

The Thiers walls was shaped as a ring around the centre of Paris. This was thought of and made by the king of France in 1830 by the name of Louis – Phillipe to prevent other nations from attacking and more importantly taking over Paris by putting a huge impregnable wall in a way where no-one could successfully attack Paris. He did this as a defence as Paris took a huge loss in 1814, which is now called the Battle of Paris.

The Thiers walls was shaped as a ring around the centre of Paris. This was thought of and made by the king of France in 1830 by the name of Louis – Phillipe to prevent other nations from attacking and more importantly taking over Paris by putting a huge impregnable wall in a way where no-one could successfully attack Paris. He did this as a defence as Paris took a huge loss in 1814, which is now called the Battle of Paris.

The arc de triumph’s construction was started in 1806, after the battle of Austerlitz, which was won by napoleon, and completed in-between 1833-1836. After its completion, the arc de Triomph became the rallying point of French troops after military campaigns, and was also the main attraction for the annual Bastille Day military parade.

The arc de triumph’s construction was started in 1806, after the battle of Austerlitz, which was won by napoleon, and completed in-between 1833-1836. After its completion, the arc de Triomph became the rallying point of French troops after military campaigns, and was also the main attraction for the annual Bastille Day military parade.

Direction Régionale de Police Judiciaire de Paris Is the HQ of the Paris criminal police. It was founded in 1812 by Eugene as the criminal investigative bureau of the Paris police.

Direction Régionale de Police Judiciaire de Paris Is the HQ of the Paris criminal police. It was founded in 1812 by Eugene as the criminal investigative bureau of the Paris police.

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