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The Silver Tower : the oldest French restaurant

In Paris stands La Tour d’Argent ( the Silver Tower ), a restaurant considered to be the oldest in France and amongst the first European restaurant. Between myth and reality, La Tour d’Argent has received some of the most influential people of the last centuries, served millions of meals and offers a stunning view on the Seine river and Notre-Dame Cathedral.

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Le Bazar de la Charité

The 4th of May 1897, in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, an alarming smell of horror and smoke invaded Street Jean-Goujon. Quickly, a general panic spread in the street and its surroundings. The Bazar de la Charité where the annual charity event organized by the Catholic high society and aristocracy is on fire.

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Discovering Paris

An A to Z review of the city, take a journey through capital city Paris