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Le Marais: Private Walking Tour

1. Le Marais: Private Walking Tour

Your guide will take you beyond the beaten track and typical tourist routes to another cultural dimension, on this mystical and enchanting escape to some of the more unusual spots in the French capital. Tailor your itinerary to suit your group and spend more time at the locations that spark your interest. Originally a swamp, the land of the Marais was drained and it became habitable, soon enticing settlers. It developed into the center of the city’s Jewish community, remaining so to this day. Over the years it has gone through several transformations, changing from a chic residential area that was home to aristocrats and even a royal court, to a run-down neighborhood. Today, the Marais is reliving its finest days. With your guide, you’ll have the opportunity to see the best it has to offer. Experience the royal history of the Marais by exploring the pristine Place des Vosges, a public square with unparalleled beauty in Paris. During the tour, your guide will show you the many faces of this unique neighborhood, narrate some interesting stories, and inform you about important historical events.

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Paris: Pyramids Sky View in Virtual Reality

2. Paris: Pyramids Sky View in Virtual Reality

Explore ancient Egypt's greatest treasures - the Pyramids of Saqqara, the Pyramid at Meidoum and, of course, the Pyramids of Giza: the world most famous pyramids registered as a World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO. Once on site, experience the adventure of an explorer through the magic of virtual reality. You will uncover the mysterious history of these monuments which have shaped imaginations over millennia. Equipped with a virtual reality headset you will fly over these massive stone blocks, then enter inside the pyramids and explore hidden galleries and secret chambers used to protect sacred mummies of Pharaohs.

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Paris: Guided tour of Marais in German

3. Paris: Guided tour of Marais in German

Explore the Jewish Quarter in the 3rd and 4th Arrondissement of Paris and discover this unique area of Paris that was a former swampland on the outskirts of the city. Before immersing yourself in the Jewish life of Marais, visit the impressive Paris City Hall and the extraordinary Centre Pompidou. On your way through Marais, learn more about the fascinating history of the quarter and why there are still a large number of well-preserved city palaces from the 16th and 17th centuries today. Visit the oldest city palace, as well as the oldest square in Paris, which is characterized by its extraordinary architecture and history. At the end of the tour, see the last traces of medieval Paris.

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