What to see in Paris ?

So French Paris and Ile de France

In what year was the Eiffel Tower built?

Jérôme Prod'homme

Jérôme Prod'homme

The Eiffel Tower is the most beautiful work of a passionate engineer named Gustave Eiffel. We owe him many works, especially bridges, and not only in France. This Tower, very criticized in its time by a part of the French, became the emblem of Paris. Here is its history in a few words.
French destinies Paris and Ile de France

Who chose the Unknown Soldier?

Jérôme Prod'homme

Jérôme Prod'homme

This is the most sacred place in Paris: the tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Since 1923, every evening and for the great moments of the Nation, the flame of the Unknown Soldier is revived. An unidentifiable soldier, who we are sure is French, is the only thing we know about this man who was chosen by a young soldier: Auguste THIN.
French destinies Paris and Ile de France

Antonin Carême ? The real Ratatouille

Jérôme Prod'homme

Jérôme Prod'homme

If France is so famous in gastronomy, it is because it has seen the birth of great culinary talents. Among these talents, there is the astonishing Antonin CAREME, nicknamed "the king of cooks and the cook of kings" because he cooked for Napoleon 1st, but also a king of England and a Tsar of Russia...
Tourism Paris and Ile de France

The invalids in Paris: what to see? Which history?

Jérôme Prod'homme

Jérôme Prod'homme

It is one of the most beautiful monuments in Paris. It was even for a long time the highest with 107 on top of the famous dome: the Hotel des Invalides. A monument that we owe to the will of Louis XIV, which became the place of Napoleon's tomb, and the place in which the Nation pays tribute to its children fallen for the Fatherland