Do you really know the Louvre Museum ? Find out 20 interesting facts about it.
World’s Fair, Travel… Old poster advertising of Paris of the 19th and 20th centuries
Built for the engineer François Hennebique, the building at 1 rue Danton is the first built entirely made of reinforced concrete in Paris.
Faced with the success of the Eiffel Tower in 1889, the British decided in 1890 to build their own great tower.
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Music, painting, drawing, photography or contemporary art, Paris promises to be very rich in 2015 with new exceptional exhibitions.
Enjoy your time in the capital to discover an off-beat and unique Paris
Musée Picasso, Louis Vuitton, Paris Mint Foundation … Many new museums to discover in Paris!
See the great renovation project of the Grand Palais and the Palais de la découverte running from 2018.
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Discover the legend of St. Genevieve, Patron Saint of Paris, whose statue stands on the Bridge Tournelle (5th arrondissement).
History of this old monument, the largest municipal building in Europe, and information on guided tours.
A walk in the eastern part of the Latin Quarter, around the rue Mouffetard. From the Jardin des Plantes to the Pantheon, a nice stroll to discover this historical district.
Stroll Belleville and Ménilmontant neighborhoods. Hidden passageways, history and best places to discover.
Today symbol of Paris and most famous monument in the world, the Eiffel Tower was very controversial at the time of its construction. Back on a tumultuous history.
The Big Wheel, Machines Gallery, Cemetery of the Innocents… Former places and monuments of Paris that have disappeared.
An “eco neighborhood” with gardens and restaurant in the heart of the 18th arrondissement.
After 5 years of works, Paris Zoological Park is a wonderful getaway to explore biodiversity and animals.