Constructed in 1867 to function as the abattoirs de la Villette for the next 107 years, the Grande Halle de la Villette is ... More
Grande Halle de la Villette
Constructed in 1867 to function as the abattoirs de la Villette for the next 107 years, the Grande Halle de la Villette is now central to the events programming in the Parc de la Villette , the sprawling city park where it is located. This audacious building was renovated in 1985 to become an adaptable venue, and is honored as beginning the tradition of progressive architecture in the park. Shows at the Grande Halle, and throughout the park, range from music and dance to art exhibits, workshops, and circus acts.
The storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789, signaled the beginning of the French Revolution. It was a highly
symbolic event: the prison only held seven prisoners. Once the building had been demolished, the stones were used to ...
As suggested by its name, the Ibis Paris la Villette is marvelously located just a few steps away from the
Parc de la Villette and the Cite des Sciences et de l'industrie , offering plentiful entertainment and event opportunities. ...
Parc de la Villette is the setting for this huge science museum best known for its Geode dome and impressive
180 degree cinema. Natural and scientific phenomena are explained with the help of exhibitions in an area specially designed ...
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