The Conciergerie

The Conciergerie is a former Royal Palace turned main Prison of the French Revolution

A prison since 1391 the two towers are known as the Caesar & Silver Towers

However, during the middle ages the palace was one of the finest in the world

It is located on the rive seine on the same little island as Notre Dame

Further to the right is the Bonbec Tower which housed a torture chamber
During the terror of the revolution some 2600 people where sent to the guillotine
the most famous being Marie Antoinette

The view a bit further down the river from the Conciergerie