Colonne de Juilliet/July Column
place de la bastille
METRO: Bastille, LINES 1, 5, 8
Commemorating the July Revolution of 1830, the column stands nearly 150 feet high, weighs over 165,000 pounds and sits in the middle of Place de la Bastille. Buried in the foundation are 600 victims of the 1830 revolution and another 200 who were killed during the revolts of 1848.