01. The enclosed town

1190 : The walls of Philippe Auguste / 1365 : The walls of Charles V

13 November 2007
Philippe Auguste was the first sovereign whose deeds had any lasting influence on Paris. His main work, which still bears his name, was a fortified wall enclosing the whole city, work on which commenced in 1190...


Paris guided tour, the city, history and actuality
Audio guide created by the Pavillon de l'Arsenal, 2007

Conception & realisation and executive production
Stéphane Demoustier, Benoît Martin, Annéezéro

English voice
Margeaux Lampley

Vincent Rouffiac

Additional images
Etienne Cannavo featuring Jennifer Decker