The footbridge is named after Marie François Xavier Bichat (1771–1802), a French doctor who worked at l’hôpital Saint-Louis close by the Canal Saint-Martin.

Stairs leading up to la Passerelle Bichat, which crosses le bassin des Récollets, upstream from les écluses des Récollets, next to jardin Villemin. The footbridge links quai de Jemmapes to quai de Valmy.

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