Strolling along the Promenade des Anglais, one of the places you're likely to pass is the magnificent former Palais de la ... More
Palais de la Mediterranee
Strolling along the Promenade des Anglais, one of the places you're likely to pass is the magnificent former Palais de la Mediterranee, renowned as an art deco masterpiece. Made of enormous pieces of cut white stone, the impressive façade is adorned with two bas-reliefs which are typically art deco. Built in 1929 by talented architect Charles Dalmas, the façade (now listed) is unfortunately all that remains of this building in which shows, festivals and games once took place - the rest has since been knocked down.
This museum changes its poster exhibition three times a year. The collections are diverse, sometimes devoted to a specific French
or foreign artist, such as Toulouse Lautrec or Folon, sometimes concerned with such themes as the bicycle, May 1968, ...
Situated almost at the foot of the Tour Eiffel , the Palais de Chaillot was built on the hill of
Chaillot by the architects Azema, Louis Auguste Boileau and Jacques Carlu for the Great Exhibition of 1937. This Neo ...
The old Palais de Justice (the new one is located in the Part Dieu district) was built on the banks
of the Saône by L.P. Baltard between 1835 and 1845, at a time when classical antiquity was in vogue ...