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In France, Bastille Day is a national holiday that commemorates the storming of the Bastille on 14 July 1789. An open act of rebellion against the monarchy that ushered in the beginning of the French Revolution, the storming of the Bastille was the ... 

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BobS

May 2014

 Before storming the Bastille... revolutionaries started the day at Invalides. , BobS - May 2014

Invalides

Before storming the Bastille... revolutionaries started the day at Invalides.

Jesse I

March 2012

 outre de avec leurs têtes ! , Jesse I - March 2012

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outre de avec leurs têtes !

Anonymous

April 2008

Resting place of Napoleon - first leg of the walking tour. We don't actually see Napoleon's tomb on the tour which is a shame. - April 2008

Hotel Des Invalides

Resting place of Napoleon - first leg of the walking tour. We don't actually see Napoleon's tomb on the tour which is a shame.

Anonymous

April 2008

This is where the French Government met up during the run up to the French Revolution. - April 2008

National Assembly - Paris

This is where the French Government met up during the run up to the French Revolution.

Anonymous

April 2008

This is the monument that stands at the place where the Bastille was. It is obviously no longer here. Unfortunately the tour does not take you as far to see this. - April 2008

Monument - Bastille

This is the monument that stands at the place where the Bastille was. It is obviously no longer here. Unfortunately the tour does not take you as far to see this.

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