Bastille represents Parisian romance—stylish, exotic strangers rub elbows in this dazzling, historical neighborhood. Its streetscapes cinema-worthy and its nightclubs legendary, Bastille’s centuries-old buildings share winding alleyways and broad promenades with ethnic eateries and avant-garde performance spaces, while its green spaces and gardens offer peaceful respites from the streets’ exuberant atmosphere. You won’t have trouble orienting yourself in this part of Paris—the July Column stands tall in the center of Place de la Bastille.See places to stay Save this neighborhood
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Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighborhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:
Marc Olivier Le Blanc
Marc Olivier Le Blanc specializes in commercial and editorial portrait photography. Although he's currently based in the vibrant Mission neighborhood of San Francisco, he returned to his native France to shoot Paris for this project through a traveler's eye. He always strives to turn both the ordinary and the unusual into something extraordinary.
Loïc is a French photographer and world traveler addict based in Paris. He has been traveling all around the world trying to capture every unforgettable experience he met on his way. In Paris, the city where he grew up, he has the great opportunity to share with Airbnb his comprehensive knowledge of the City of Light.