Paris through the ages

From a Gaulish village to 21st century city: important dates in the history of Paris

Opéra national de Paris © OTCP - David Lefranc

From the Gallic village of the Parisii to the metropolis of the 21st century, more than 2000 years of life and history have passed on the banks of the Seine. Follow the development, the transformation of a capital through the great dates of its history, go back to the origin of all the constructions, monuments, museums and urban works which have modelled the look of today’s Paris.