Let's come back rue Saint-Bernard, then on the right rue Charles Delescluze, an emblematic figure of La commune, the 1871 revolutionary government.
Let's continue rue de la Main d'Or (the Golden Hand) where two old wine bistros, one of which with an old signboard “Bois, Charbons, Vins et Liqueurs” (Wood, Charcoal, Wine and Liqueurs) give a note on how the Faubourg was like in the past.
Let's take on the left the narrow passage de la Main d'Or which ends rue du Faubourg Saint-Antoine. On the right, let's walk up to the n°17 where opens the passage de la Bonne Graine (the Good Seed), named from a seed business which was there in the past.
This alleyway leads to the passages Josset and Lhomme
which open rue de Charonne. On this side of the alleyway, passage Lhomme is locked with a code. If you are not successful, I recommend you visit this charming passage from rue de Charonne where it is opened. You will see the chimney of an old 19th factory standing over old buildings. Even though there is no more any activity, it is worth to visit this green and peaceful place.
The huge fans of the film director Cédric Klapish will have a break at the Pause Café where he filmed several scenes of the movie "Chacun cherche son chat" (When the cat's away) entirely taking place in the
From rue de Charonne, let's take rue des Taillandiers on our left. The street is named from an activity done in the past. Taillandiers (edge-tool makers) were craftsmen manufacturing cutting tools.
When we arrive rue de la Roquette, let’s turn on our right.