New Perspectives on Paris
Artistic Rendering of Paris
Here, an artist renders the world's most beautiful city as if it is merging with the surrounding environment. Not cartographically accurate, this impressionistic map is still a pleasure to get drawn into.
Paris in 360
This truly antique map of Paris from 360 AD shows how one of the world's most iconic cities what looks now as a village surrounded by the Seine river.
Need a hand getting around Paris? No problem, here is the city's metro map:
Paris in 1180
Here you can see how Paris has expanded over 800 years from the center, mostly northwards.
Dating Paris' Architecture
See what era clusters of buildings were built in Paris in this fascinating and beautiful map. Truly one of the oldest and most beautiful cities on the world globe.
Paris in 1615
Colorful map of 1615 Paris from famous swiss engraver Matthaus Merian. See how the city continues to expand outwards from the center locus.
Paris in 1889
Here Paris starts to take its modern shape, broken up into arrondissements, or neighborhoods, of which there are currently 20.