In the Middle Ages, the Conciergerie was then the Royal Palace with its own prison6 min
At the site of Théatre du Chatelet once stood a wooden fortress4 min
Starting point of the road to Galicia in the footsteps of Saint James the Great5 min
The alchemist Nicolas Flamel is one of the most famous figures of the Middle Ages7 min
The diabolical figure at the top of the church's tympanum is Baphomet of the Templars5 min
It was here that François Ravaillac assassinated Henry IV on May 14, 1610
Here stood Holy Innocents' Cemetary, one of the largest burial grounds in Paris.
The market of Les Halles exists since the 12th century.
This tower was built in 1408 by the Duke of Burgundy, John the Fearless.
It was in this street a drunk Swiss mercenary stabbed a statue of the VIrgin Mary.
The house of alchemist Nicolas Flamel is the oldest one in Paris.
Along this journey marked by mysterious and eerie stories, we will discover how death was felt and experienced by the Christians in the Middle Ages. Come travel with me back in time to a tumultuous period where war, famine, pestilence, political crime and the severe hand of justice created an intimate relationship with death that is difficult to conceive today. Important historical places such as the Conciergerie prison, the Grand Châtelet prison, religious or occult buildings, and the former Holy Innocents’ Cemetery shall be revealed during this tour.
Voice by Anna Wu-Chauvineau