• LOCATION 33 | Highlights Around Parc Montsouris: From Hidden Water to Secret Villages

    Nature's revenge: dominion over architecture

    Nature's revenge: dominion over architecture on Paris audio tour Highlights Around Parc Montsouris: From Hidden Water to Secret Villages

    The buildings to your left are of standard Parisian height, but those to your right are much smaller. This neighborhood stood right between the two arms of the river Bièvre, meaning floods were a real problem. This made the ground unstable, so buildings had to be really small. How small? When you reach number 39, turn right and you'll see.

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Highlights Around Parc Montsouris: From Hidden Water to Secret Villages