Gare de l’Est railway station, once called gare de Strasbourg, is in close proximity of the gare du nord railway station. This tour will help you understand why the area inherited two stations quite close to each other in the middle of the 19th century. You will discover the history of gare de l’Est railway station and the role it played on the evolution of the area.
Gare du Nord is today the 2nd most important station in the world in what concerns passenger traffic. The tour begins with a visit of the building and a travel through time to discover the history of the station and the role it played on the evolution of the area.