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Grand Palais

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Address: Avenue des Champs Elysees, 75008 Paris, France
Phone Number: +33 1 44 13 17 30
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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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Must-see for architecture lovers!

The architecture of this building is simply amazing, highlighting the love of Parisians for steel in construction as evidenced by the Eiffel Tower, and the domes of the Grand... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2016
Brussels, Belgium
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Fremont, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We got mislead and thought it was a palace, but it turned out to be a children's science museum. Unless you have kids who are into that sort of thing, it is not necessary to visit

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stunningly beautiful building you can see from all over Paris and you pass by on most tpurs, however, despite many visits we have never managed to visit when it is open.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Incredible palace. Structure made of steel and glass. Very large. Unique, creative design. Very interesting architectural work of art.

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

We added to this stop to our plans but were very disappointed to find it was closed. The only part open was a small exposition.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

The architecture of this building is simply amazing, highlighting the love of Parisians for steel in construction as evidenced by the Eiffel Tower, and the domes of the Grand Palace. Unfortunately, it may be hard to get inside, guards aren't too friendly to tourists.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Went to see an exhibition of chinese artist that made a metal snake sculpture that snake over the whole museum and the lights shone through the glass skylight. Very impressive

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

The building is in Art Nouveau style and hase one of the most beautifull staircases i've ever seen. There is allmost allways some exposition inside but the building is still enjoyable and viewable.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

It's an art gallery - so your enjoyment will be determined by the exhibits at the time Reasonable entry fee No fee free areas The audio guide is available as a free app if you don't want to spend €5 and can download it Exhibits are only labelled in French unlike some of the other galleries in Paris We would... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

In past visits to Paris I have always admired this stunning building but never realized it is not only a museum - it is several museums. A space museum on one side, painting and sculpture on another and a somewhat bizarre yet interesting installation under the glass roof. Worth visiting just to see the buidling and the grounds. Beautiful!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

This building from 1900 is home to the Galeries Nationales where prestigious exhibitions are held. So much to see, you can definitely spend a few hours here. It is also an architectural gem too!! Totally perfect photograph spot~ There is another museum across street Le Petit Palais whose architecture is even more impressive.

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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.
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