The decor of the last brothel in Paris is listed as a historical monument

    The decor of the last brothel in Paris is listed as a historical monument

    Hard to believe because no name specifies it, no plate, no intercom. But this place is historic and hides the only vestige of this type in Paris.

    Discover “Aux Belles Poules”, whose decor has remained intact, as in the 1920s: mosaics, red curtains, mirrors embedded in the coffered ceiling …

    The sign of the former brothel © Radio France
    – Murielle Giordan

    At the time, in this Parisian brothel, the girls were seated on the benches, the men had a drink and chose from among the girls present, before taking a beautiful garnet staircase (also remained intact) to reach a room. The decor is listed as historical monuments.

    The decor of the last brothel in Paris is listed as a historical monument

    One of the many mosaics of the former Maison close © Radio France © Radio France
    – Murielle Giordan

    Follow Murielle Giordan inside this old brothel, alongside Caroline, owner of the place. “It is not a question of defending the exploitation of women’s bodies,” explains Caroline. “The idea is to tell its story, because it is an exceptional place that also tells the story of the Paris of the Roaring Twenties. ”

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