Explore Paris In The 1890's With This 130 Year-Old Footage!

Shot between 1896 and 1900, this remarkable compilation takes viewers on a journey back in time. In six minutes, it showcases several sites around the French capital, including still-standing landmarks like Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Champs-Élysées, and the ten-year-old Eiffel Tower. In addition to featuring specific locations, it also offers a glimpse of daily life, from a scene showing firefighters on horseback to footage of children playing with petits bateaux (“little boats”) in the Tuileries Garden.

Paris has always been magical, but this new footage adds a newfound feeling of glamour and mysticism. Watch the video and read all about it here!

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that footage is actually insane
the amount of things different than when compared to today
the way common people dressed, the amount of horses and bikes on the road

that moving sidewalk had me freaked out, like how did it work and how far did it go
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