Architectural Buildings in Paris

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Architectural Buildings in Paris

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  • robinlsam
    Atlanta, Georgia77 contributions
    Wow and Wow. I was so overwhelmed with this museum. So much to see, I was impressed with the architecture of the museum. Waited in line to see the Mona Lisa, wasnt impressed. It was so small. I definitely need to go back when less crowded.
    Written September 26, 2023
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  • BarbWindyCity
    Chicago, IL62 contributions
    Do NOT miss the hidden gem virtual reality tour. Amazing experience. Well worth the 30 Euro per person. Entrance downstairs behind the bleachers. The virtual 3-D experience turns you into an avatar figure. You’ll walk through Notre Dame cathedral from its beginning in 1100s to the rebuild in 2023. You will visit
    the bell towers, nave, alter, choir loft as you travel through time. Life like moving figures of each period in time surround you - along with the construction workers. My husband and I were blown away! Best kept secret in Paris! Only available until they re-open end of 2024. You feel like you are actually there!
    Written September 22, 2023
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  • Lynne M
    7 contributions
    Easy access through the underground tunnel. We had tickets purchased online weeks earlier so went straight into the long security queue. This queue moved along steadily. Best not to take large bags. Took the 200+ stairs to a level before the top where there are toilets and a short film about the Arc De Triomphe, then more stairs to the top where there are stunning 360 degree views over Paris. Although it was quite a warm day we still needed a jacket at the top as the wind was a bit chilly. There is a quaint spiral staircase for the descent with a great photo opportunity from the top, looking down the eye of the spiral, as long as there is no one following behind.
    Written September 25, 2023
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  • Kaulostar
    Greater London, UK889 contributions
    Beautiful Chapelle and def worth the visit when in Paris. Book ticket online well in advance as it sells out quickly. Note the Chapelle is located within the law courts so there is a lot of security. there are 3 queues for access to the Chapelle no booking, one for tickets at 30 past the hour and the other on the hour. you will probably still have to queue even with a booking
    Written September 25, 2023
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  • Becky W
    Hastings, UK231 contributions
    Beautiful opera house. We took the guided tour which was very interesting and went very smoothly. The opera house is very grand and opulent and it was fascinating to find out about the history. After our tour we were allowed to walk around by ourselves. The only downside is that the auditorium was closed and it would have been nice if they had some way of having a peek inside.
    Written September 23, 2023
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  • radharani9
    Puttaparthi, India220 contributions
    I had a lovely long walk through saint germain on a warm day this past august. It was beautiful to walk through the quaint streets with charming boutiques and eateries. Especially enjoyed the covered areas with specialty shops.
    Written September 13, 2023
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  • SeeTheW0rld62
    Sunnyvale, CA1,481 contributions
    We walked by the Norte Dame to see the progress of the restoration. Except for the spire missing the the front of the building looks good. There's a lot of scaffolding on other parts of the building and it's sad to see how much damage there was.
    Written September 3, 2023
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  • delospoppy
    New York City, NY507 contributions
    The Pompidou is a very unusual building - different colors of tubing outside and the design is quite different. The modern art collection is just amazing Kandinsky, Dali, Delaunay, Marc Chagall, Matisse, Miro - the list goes on. The view is quite wonderful - you see as far as Montmatre and the whole of Paris center. A great visit. Get advance tickets.
    Written September 24, 2023
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  • Neil K
    Liverpool, UK617,230 contributions
    La Madeleine ( Church Of Sainte Marie Madeleine ) is a great looking Roman Catholic Church located on Place De La Madeleine that's always a joy to visit on any holiday I take to this most vibrant and beautiful of city's.
    Constructed between 1807-1828 ,the work of architect Pierre Alexandre Vignon ,it's in my opinion the best example of Neo Classical style architecture in the city of light,it's designated Monument Historique meaning it's one of the great buildings of the city .
    I love the look of the building ,the impressive columns ,the wonderful reliefs ,the general look of the building,it's just an amazing church building to view ,it's easy to locate on Place De La Madeleine and well worth checking out if you're in the area.
    Written June 3, 2023
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  • Neil K
    Liverpool, UK617,230 contributions
    Located in Luxembourg Gardens is Luxembourg Palace ,a truly beautiful and historic building that's always a joy to view .
    Luxembourg Palace was constructed between 1615-1645 from designs from architect Salomon De Brosse and was the residence of Regent Marie De Medici who was the mother of King Louis XIII .post revolution this palace building was refashioned by architect Jean Chalgrin between 1799-1805 and served as a legislative building ,again remodelled between 1835-1856 by Alphonse De Gisors and now serves as the home of the Senate Of The Fifth Republic ,it's a wonderful looking building ,it's highly photogenic ,it's most definitely well worth checking out if you're in Luxembourg Gardens .
    Written June 19, 2023
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  • john
    Barre, VT8 contributions
    I really liked seeing the different rooms in this place. It was very authentic and raw. It felt like walking through a strangers home but filled with art and works in progress. It was gritty and messy but interesting. Some of the artists were working or interacting with the guests. Entry was free and we were allowed to explore the multiple floors as we liked. Every inch of the place is decorated with art of various styles.
    Written August 16, 2023
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  • AlexanderD
    Jackson, NJ4,612 contributions
    The dome is striking from the outside. However, it is also incredible within. It is a harmonious blend of grandeur and solemn. At its heart, of course, is the tomb of Napoleon Bonaparte himself. It is surprisingly powerful.
    Written August 24, 2023
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  • Bob R
    Belgrade, Serbia554 contributions
    One of my 2 favorite churches in Paris. And no, the other one is not Notre Dame. I like modern vitrages in the church, but also the old one. The atmosphere is really pleasant. A hidden gem in the centre of Paris.
    Written September 9, 2023
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  • paolovbossi
    The Hague, The Netherlands837 contributions
    I discovered this place from instagram. I was curious about the black and white columns and I discovered all the rest of the garden. Very relaxing place in the center of the city
    Written September 6, 2022
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  • Thomas V
    Oakland, CA15,875 contributions
    This huge expo palace has been the site of many extraordinary shows, but now is closed for extensive renovations. You can get a good sense of its beauty and size by walking around, but it's a shame I could not go inside.
    Written June 16, 2022
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