An Animated 3D Video Tour of Paris Through History from 52 BCE to 1889

posted by Jason Kottke Oct 07, 2019

In 2012, a company called Dassault Systèmes launched an interactive application that allowed you to move about in a 3D historical reconstruction of Paris at different points in its history. The application seems to have fallen into disrepair so that you can't actually use it, but the 13-minute video above offers a tour through several time periods, including: