Revolution Under Foot

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    The Paris metro has recently thrown the spotlight on one of its most fascinating historical vestiges: some of the remains of the Bastille poking through a platform at the metro station of the same name.

    Indeed, until now inattentive bustling commuters were in danger of missing the significance of the pile of old stones altogether, probably cursing the damn things into the bargain.

    There are quite a few signs of the doomed prison around the city if you know where to look, but none more surprising and unexpected than those you can see here.

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