The Parisian sewer system dates back to the year 1370 when the first underground system was constructed under "rue Montmartre". Since then, consecutive French governments have enlarged the system to cover the city's population.
Other articles related to "paris sewers":
... More Info and a visitors perspective of the Paris Sewer Museum. ...
Famous quotes containing the words sewers and/or paris:
“I have misplaced the Van Allen belt
the sewers and the drainage,
the urban renewal and the suburban centers.
I have forgotten the names of the literary critics.”
—Anne Sexton (19281974)
“Beloved, may your sleep be sound
That have found it where you fed.
What were all the worlds alarms
To mighty Paris when he found
Sleep upon a golden bed
That first dawn in Helens arms?”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)