Legendary Megastructures

Mondays at 8:30pm AEST from August 19 

Take a trip to France to discover the construction secrets to some of its most legendary megastructures. See how Napoléon the 1st instigated many constructions that are
anchored in the Parisian landscape. The Arc de Triomphe, the Vendôme Column, the Palais de la Bourse, the church of La Madeleine, the building of bridges and piercing of canals… How, after the Virgin Mary appeared 18 times in the Grotto of Massabielle the Christian Church built the Sanctuary of our Lady of Lourdes. Discover how and why Paris is the city it is today after Napoléon the 3rd, along with Baron Haussmann’s, modernisation. Creating the major road links, we know today and the building of the Gard du Nord and Gare de Lyon.

Season 1
Episode
Date & time
 
3: The Paris Of Napoleon 1st
* NEW EPISODE *
3: The Paris Of Napoleon 1st
Mon 2 September·8:30pm
Rec
 
 
Tue 3 September·4:45am
2: The Incredible Transformation Of Paris
* NEW EPISODE *
2: The Incredible Transformation Of Paris
Mon 26 August·8:30pm
Rec
 
 
Tue 27 August·4:45am
 
 
Tue 27 August·11:30am
 
 
Sat 31 August·8:30pm
 
 
Sun 1 September·4:45am
 
 
Sun 1 September·10:30am
1: Construction Works Of God: Lourdes
 
1: Construction Works Of God: Lourdes
Tue 20 August·11:30am
 
 
Sat 24 August·8:30pm
 
 
Sun 25 August·4:45am
 
 
Sun 25 August·10:30am