Pinsteps. Léopold Sédar Senghor bridge, Paris

Napoleon III not only built modern Paris but also succeeded in the role of president and monarch. As a nephew of Napoleon Bonaparte, he came to power as president of the republic. He ended his rule in German captivity, becoming the last emperor of the last French empire. The first bridge on this site was built of cast iron and was intended to pass carriages from one bank of the Seine to the other. It was opened in 1861 and is dedicated to the battle near Solferino's Italian town when the French and Italians defeated the Austrians. A hundred years later, the bridge was replaced with a modern one. It is completely pedestrianized and leads directly to the Orsay Museum.


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Avenue de L'Opera to Museum D’Orsay

This is one of the short and beautiful walks from the opera boulevard to the d'Orsay museum. In just a hour and a half, the city will acquaint you with its history and culture of the second half of the nineteenth - early twentieth centuries. We learn about the fate of Napoleon III - the nephew of the famous Napoleon Bonaparte, who created the image of the modern capital of France. We will meet the history of the Tuileries Gardens and the events of Paris's history from the time of Joan of Arc to the construction of the southern station, which today houses the Orsay Museum. Enjoy the Seine from the pedestrian bridge named after the President of Senegal and an attractive meal at the end of the museum tour in his restaurant on the upper terrace.

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