Some remains of the Bastille, the state prison which was famously stormed thus sparking the French Revolution, can be seen in a small park known as Square Henri Galli in Paris.
A small plaque next to what seems like an innocuous pile of stones marks this out as the remains of one of the most notorious sites in history.
For the original location of this prison, see the entry for The Bastille.
The nearest metro station to the remains of the Bastille in Square Henri Galli is Sully-Morland on line 7.
The remains of the Bastille are viewable at all times.
Remains of the Bastille, Square Henri Galli, 75004 Paris, France
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