Transfering from Roissy CDG to Rue du Temple in Paris


History and visit the Rue du Temple in Paris

Rue du Temple in Paris. This street connects the third and fourth district, it starts at the Place de la République to finish the rue de Rivoli. Previously this place was a swamp on the outskirts of the city. In the twelfth century the monks Knights Templar built a mansion and a tower, wall and turrets. This place became the center of the Knights Templar in the region. Several other buildings were built around, and then this place was named the new town of Temple.

This fortress was known to be the most secure place in Paris during the Crusades Phillipe-Auguste made his fortune in the fortress moult kings followed his example. Templar wealth was known to be one of the largest in the world. In 1307 Philip IV took the wealth of the Templars and gave the order to stop the Grand Master Jacques Molay and all others of this kind.

Much of this order died on the scaffold. The property of the Templars were given to the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem, which later became the Order of Malta. The temple served as vacation home in Grand Priory of France and the tower kept treasures and archives around.

It is in 1667 that the walls and tower were demolished by Jacques de Souvré Grand Prior to this time there added a large hotel, restored the church and gardens open to the public. Prince Phillipe de Vendôme made this place a meeting place or at his dinner all Paris reveled the sumptuous feasts that are passed.

The donjon served for more unfortunate Louis XIV and his family were imprisoned and several other prisoners during the Revolution. The prison was closed in the temple Bonaparte. Temple Street was home to many religious buildings of any kind. It is the revolution that the enclosure of the temple was almost razed to build a market became notorious in the twentieth century tile temple. The area of ​​the temple is one of the most lively district of Paris with the Marais next door. Few mansions built during the history are still visible today.

Transfer to the Rue du Temple in Paris
Temple Street is 22 km from Orly airport, 27 km from CDG Airport, 87 km from the airport of Beauvais


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