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Grand Palais

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Address: Avenue des Champs Elysees, 75008 Paris, France
Phone Number: 01 44 13 17 30
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Description: The Grand Palais in Paris is the iconic monument of the Rmn-GP, where we...
The Grand Palais in Paris is the iconic monument of the Rmn-GP, where we showcase our biggest exhibitions to best advantage in its vast spaces. We also host events organized by others, such as FIAC, Paris Photo, catwalk shows during Fashion Week, the Saut Hermes equestrian event, etc. Culture is represented here in all its forms, attracting over 2 million people each year.
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Another Palace of Art & Sculpture

Hello Travellers, this is Another big art Museum it is situated near Petit Palais in Général Eisenhower Street near Champs Elysées, ist kind of hardo to miss it. It has marvellous... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Hello Travellers, this is Another big art Museum it is situated near Petit Palais in Général Eisenhower Street near Champs Elysées, ist kind of hardo to miss it. It has marvellous Art exposed and painture! Knowing it is a must do thing! Visited December 2006

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

The Grand Palais is a spectacular venue space, built in 1900 for a World fair. Over Christmas it hosted the world's largest indoor ice rink. If it returns in 2015 I highly recommend checking out the venue for an unforgettable night out. Tickets are €15 daytime, €25 for night time, which includes DJ's and an amazing light show which starts... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

A wonderful Nikki de Sant Phalle exhibition which we really wanted to go to. We did book tickets online but for the wrong month. The website wouldn't let us change. Anyway, the staff were wonderful at the Grand Palais and waved us through. The exhibition was very big and we got too hot in all our winter gear but it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

The Grand Palais is a beautiful building at the beginning of the Avenue des Champs Elysees in the 8th arrondisment in Paris. Displaying wonderful art exhibitions, it s worth as a visit to see the lovely interior and to enjoy different works of art.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Seriously! if you visited the Brooklyn Botanical Garden, this place is even bigger and more beautiful! Originally from the world fair. During winter it becomes and ice palace. Ice skating with the most amazing light show after 6 pm. Again rsvp or get tickets a head of time since there is a nice crowd waiting to get in. Tickets are... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This is arguably the most uninspiring place in Paris. It was a waste of time and money and would recommend all to stay well clear of this pretentious attraction.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Yes, it costs a fortune to keep a marvel like the Grand Palais open to the public, but the public is not stupid and certainly doesn't want to be treated like a herd! I have to imagine that they completely by-passed a Curator, as there was nothing noteworthy, enlightening, anecdotal, educational in the audio guide. As the place was over-crowded,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Beautiful indoors lighting and a large ice rink. Bit crowded though and difficult to skate between people who suddenly stop for selfies.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We went to the Grand Palais for an art exhibit, it was absolute crap, no art involved, just one of those completely pretentious displays of blank room after blank room. Also do not trust the people selling tickets, we wanted to see another show and they told us the crap show was the only one going on at the Grand... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Both Grand Palais and Petit Palais are on the street called Avenue Winston Churchill which is just a short walk from Champs-Élysées and they are beautiful buildings.

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This area is characterized by its namesake avenue which extends northwest from the Louvre to the modern business district, punctuated by the iconic Arc de Triomphe. Grand embassies stand among impressive offices and presidential palaces; architecture from 19th century Universal Exhibitions, homes, art galleries, and 19th century streets designed by Baron Haussmann flank haute-couture boutiques. This neighborhood never rests, buzzing with visitors from around the world at all times of day and night, all within a stone's throw of the Seine.