Paris – Allée des Justes

A 60 metre stretch of road bordering the Shoah Memorial, in the Marais, once known as the Rue Grenier sur l’Eau, renamed ‘Allée des Justes‘ in June 2006, in tribute to those that did not forget the meaning of community.

Allée des Justes - Paris

Allée des Justes - Paris

A pity our supreme court did.

PS: I was amazed when my post on the Death Railway touched a chord with one of my readers, who happened to be the descendant of a victim! It happened again today, when Multifarious Meanderings’ comment below, led me to this remarkable tribute to her grandmother in law, who, along with her husband, risked everything to help a friend in need!

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Madhu is an Interior designer turned travel blogger on a long sabbatical to explore the world. When not crafting stories on The Urge To Wander, she's probably Tweeting @theurgetowander or sharing special moments on

55 thoughts on “Paris – Allée des Justes

  1. Ahh! The photos reminded me of visiting these shrines. It’s to ensure we never forget. As for your feature on where there is a serious lack of country, yeah, India has a long way to go.

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