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Grand Palais

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Address: Avenue des Champs Elysees, 75008 Paris, France
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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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The Grand Palais is a really nice work of architecture and it is really amazing that they have exhibitions and other forms of art.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

The Grand Palais is a really nice work of architecture and it is really amazing that they have exhibitions and other forms of art.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The reason for the rating provided is because we went to the Grand Palais only to find out is is to remain closed until October. Apparently renovations are being completed. We walked around the building twice before someone at security told us about the shut down. What is real unfortunate is their website says the Grand Palais is currently open.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The facility provides a wonderful light effect on the displays and is not like a traditional art gallery. You feel as though you have a wonderful opportunity to view the past - with minimal interferance from staff or building restraints. The wonderful works of art(many huge paintings and wonderfully maintained relics) were magnificent. There is a free section of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

One of the most beautiful buildings in Paris, it regularly hosts exhibits and shows of truly Parisian nature. This time was the Jean-Paul Gaultier retrospective. It was absolutely fantastic!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The current Jean Paul Gaultier exhibit is absolutely fabulous. My friends and I enjoyed it immensely. I've seen a number of couture exhibits and this is by far my most favorite one ever. He has so much diversity in his designs, on so many levels. And the variety of ways in which his designs are exhibited is rather unique too.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

SO much value for money. We booked in advance to avoid queues and loved the time slot system, which meant the exhibit was never overcrowded. While photography was allowed, the timing system meant that it was easy to wait for others to finish looking at a certain piece and take pictures in a respectful, unobtrusive way. The collections were curated... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

The grand Place was very nice place in Paris, it uses for main exhibition for in the city, but you can enjoy seeing from outside only. The architecture was great.. like no other

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The Grand Palais is a wonderful building you can see from all over Paris. It's a rounded glass and metal structure from about 130 years ago and has both class and beauty. The building is a forum for exhibitions, and thus your experience will vary based upon what is showing. We visited to see this building and the avant-garde Jean... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Good Exhibition but only a few more days before it ends. would recommend booking online to ensure availability of tickets and avoid the 2 hour queue to get. Ticket is for a specific time and can be bought on the day. you can take pictures inside which is great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We went to the Jean Paul Gautier exhibit at the Grand Palais. It was great! The pieces were amazing and the exhibit was very well done.

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