Petit Palais is a historic museum situated in the heart of Paris. It was constructed for the Universal Exposition in 1900 to ... More
Petit Palais is a historic museum situated in the heart of Paris. It was constructed for the Universal Exposition in 1900 to showcase the city's most prominent art from that time, and now is home to Musee des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris. After perusing the galleries, make sure to take a break at the verdant interior garden, or stop in at the cafe-restaurant for a recharge.
Created in 1629 for Cardinal de Richelieu, this garden has witnessed many of the events that have marked the Palais
Royal's history. Redesigned in the 18th Century by landscape gardener Desgots, it was made smaller by Louis Philippe d'Orléans ...
Built in the same period as the Pont Alexandre III , the architecture of the Grand Palais is stunning. The
ionic columns and the exuberant decoration of the façade invite visitors to discover an interior as splendid as its ...
This splendid neo Renaissance style building is just minutes from the Seine and right in the heart of the capital.
In 1260, Louis IX decided to endow Paris with the means of organizing its own affairs. Situated in Place ...