Walk along Canal Saint-Martin, Bassin de la Villette & Canal de l’Ourcq

The Canal de l’Ourcq, the Bassin de La Villette and the Canal Saint-Martin link the River Ourcq with the Seine (at the Port de l’Arsenal, near Bastille).

Above, Port de l’Arsenal, looking towards Place de la Bastille.

Above, column at Place de la Bastille. Starting there, the Canal Saint-Martin goes underground following the Boulevard Jules Ferry.

Above, Canal Saint-Martin near La Villette.

Above, the area is popular with street artists.

Above, lock.

Above, Jardin Villemin.

Above, migrants.

Above, La Rotonde in Place Stalingrad.

Above, Bassin de la Villette.

Above, Paris Plage of La Villette.

Above, Canal de l’Ourcq, towards Pantin.

Above, looking towards Canal Saint-Denis.

Above, in Parc de la Villette.

Above, exhibition of the statues of the samba schools of Rio.

Above, dragon slide.

Above, Géode in the Cité des Sciences.

Above, the “Argonaute” submarine. I went inside but photos were forbidden.

Above, Philharmonie de Paris.

Above, in Pantin.

Above, Grands Moulins de Pantin.

Above Pantin City Hall.

Above, Bâtiment des Douanes of Pantin in redevelopment.

Above, TV relay of Romainville. At this point, I took a Velib’ along the canal de l’Ourcq.

Above, the walls along the canal are covered with graffiti.

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