The current location of the Bastille was made famous thanks to the revolutionaries who wanted to end the tyranny and despotism of Louis XVI, they attended the "taking of the Bastille" in 1789. Historically, the place is a place of rendezvous and assembly. Parades, demonstrations and events, they all pass through the Bastille! A major renovation program in the 80s with the construction of the Opera Bastille "relaunched" the neighborhood, in addition to being popular and lively, it has become trendy.
Today, the Bastille district is especially appreciated for its relaxed atmosphere and music. A quick tour of the adjacent streets and you'll want to stop in one of those bars where the music escapes, you are spoiled for choice! Indeed, bars and restaurants of all types mingle in a lively atmosphere. Between classical opera (Opera Bastille) and Latino, jazz, pop or rock, you have just to make your choice! More about the Bastille.