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Paris: History of Crime Smartphone Audio Guide Walking Tour

Activity provider: REWIND

Paris: History of Crime Smartphone Audio Guide Walking Tour

Activity provider: REWIND
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Uncover the hidden history of Paris as you learn about its most notorious events and criminals. Use the audio-guide on your smartphone to explore at your own pace.

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Duration 1 hour
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Audio guide included
French, English
Wheelchair accessible


  • Learn more about the history of crime in Paris
  • Explore at your own pace with an audio-guide on your smartphone
  • Discover the lesser-known stories behind the city's elegant exterior
Full description
Start the tour outside the beautiful Church of Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois. Learn how the bell of this church marked the beginning of the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre in 1572. Stroll down nearby Rue Saint Honoré, which was once used as a location for the public execution of criminals. Hear about the many notorious crime figures in Paris' long history. Learn more about the notorious "Gang des Tractions" of the early 20th century. Hear the story of one of their leaders, Pierre Loutrel, who was France's first "public enemy number 1." The audio guide provides clear audio directions and a map indicates directions to follow in real-time. If you wish to take a break, simply pause the app and resume the tour when you are ready. The audio tour finishes at the Hotel de Ville, the City Hall of Paris, which also hosted public executions in years past.
  • 1.5-hour audio-guided walking tour
  • Transportation
  • Personal expenses
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Start the tour on Rue de l'Oratoire. Nearest metro station: Louvre - Rivoli (line 1)

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What to bring

  • Headphones
  • Charged Smartphone
  • Internet access
  • Downloaded app
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