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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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A new exhibition at the Grand Palais just opened . It will be here until January 2017. It is organized historically and starts with art before the Mexican... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An outstanding retrospective of Mexican revolutionary art with pictures of the best Mexican artists. Exhibition to see before January 2017

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had the opportunity to visit the Grand Palais earlier this month... Wonderful exhibit of Mexican artists from the early 20th century... Rivera, Tamayo, Orozco, Siqueiros and of course Frida Kahlo... Very well put together... Can be seen in a couple of hours, not an all day activity...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever we go to Paris for a visit we check the exhibitions in the Grand Palais as they are alway very well curated and fantastically done. This time we saw the Mexican art show with Diego Riviera, Arrozco Tamayo, Frida Khalo and others. If you are in Paris in October 2016 go to see it. Yona S.

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Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A new exhibition at the Grand Palais just opened . It will be here until January 2017. It is organized historically and starts with art before the Mexican revolution and ends with art of 1950. There is an English hand out and each room has an English translation . There are lots of paintings of Diego Rivera and José Orono... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Grand Palais has just started a wonderful exhibition on Herge , the author among other things of the Tintin comics ( bandes dessinees -BD). It covers the life of George Remi with his contribution to making comics an art by itself. Extremely well researched and illustrated. Make advance bookings on the Internet as the first time we tried to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

We got to see an exhibition by Jan Paul Gautier which was Jaw-dropping. This place usually has very intersting exhibitions, worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

Beautiful gardens and the huge gold gate is impressive-although it is free to enter, we were pressed for time and did not get a chance to enter and see all the art and sculpture on display-perhaps next time.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016 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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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 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 bubbles 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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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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