Scandalous Paris-Belle Epoque Brothels & Courtesans

Scandalous Paris-Belle Epoque Brothels & Courtesans
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$81.18
Duration: 3 hours
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Description

Learn about Paris erotic 19th and 20th Centuries history. Hear original stories about star courtesans, renowned artists and celebrities. Understand why Paris became the capital of love and pleasure.

On this Paris exploration, you will travel back in time, and explore the scandalous side of Paris! 

Your local expert guide will tell you some of the naughtiest stories and anecdotes of the Belle Epoque Period. You will hear about an amazing cast of sensual and glamorous characters, and will discover the locations of former luxurious brothels. You will learn how you could recognise one of the Parisian 200 maisons closes or who were the most famous courtesans!

You will take an off the beaten-track itinerary through the 2nd and 9th arrondissements. Starting at Palais Royal, you will discover some of the most beautiful Paris Covered Passages, the beautiful Place Saint-Georges and the sulphurous Pigalle red-district area. Your tour will finish at a former maison close, where you’ll sip a cocktail and soak up the 20th Century atmosphere.

Learn about Paris erotic 19th and 20th Centuries history. Hear original stories about star courtesans, renowned artists and celebrities. Understand why Paris became the capital of love and pleasure.