Measuring 4.5 kilometres in length, the Canal Saint-Martin was ordered in 1802 by Napoleon I. The canal was dug between 1802 and 1825 to create a waterway for supplying Paris with fresh water, which would help the city’s growing population to avoid diseases such as cholera. Fun Fact: The canal is featured in the popular 2001 romantic comedy film, Amélie
Romantic Stroll Across the Canal Saint-Martin - Paris, France

Romantic Stroll Across the Canal Saint-Martin

   Copyright © Go To Travel Guides Measuring 4.5 kilometres in length, the Canal Saint-Martin was ordered in 1802 by Napoleon I. The canal was dug between 1802 and 1825 to create a waterway for supplying Paris with fresh water, which would help the city’s growing population to avoid diseases such as cholera. Fun Fact: The canal is featured in the popular 2001 romantic comedy film, Amélie

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