Paris Off The Beaten Path

  • L'Institut du Monde Arabe
    L'Institut du Monde Arabe
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    Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, France
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    Mouffetard
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  • 51. Parc Montsouris

    Parisians will share with visitors their knowledge of Paris If you wish to experience for few hours the life of a Parisian, if you want to leave the beaten paths of the tourist areas, our volunteers...

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  • 52. Palais Royal

    Le Palais Royal (Royal Palace) is in the city center, not far from Louvre, but I have put it on my off the beaten path section because it can only be visited during some special events! But here she...

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  • 53. Bibliothèque Nationale Mitterand

    the national library of France is the recipient of all books printed in France as well as magazines, and documents. It is inmense and as in Paris richly decorated. It is located at Quai François...

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  • 54. Musee Carnavalet

    2nd visit June 2013 The Musee Carnavalet is a free museum about the development of the city of Paris from prehistoric times to the present housed in two adjoining mansions. Much of the museum is only...

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  • 55. Musée Marmottan

    We first visited the Musée Marmottan many years ago and I was surprised to discover so many of Monet's paintings there. We were delighted to find the illuminated manuscript collection and since we had...

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  • 56. Montmartre Cemetary

    The North edge of the Cimitiere St. Vincent is situated just south of the rue Caulaincourt , east of the Lapin Agile. (It is adjacent to the building housing the condominium in which we were staying...

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  • 57. Pont de l'Alma

    I arrived in Paris the day after Princess Diana died in August 1997 and can remember well the blanket news coverage of the event. In the days following her death Place Alma-Marceau, a small square...

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  • 58. Promenade Plantee

    There used to be a railroad station at what is now the Opéra Bastille, with tracks leading in a easterly direction to the suburb of St-Mandé. Now that the station and the tracks are gone, the former...

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  • 59. Jardin des Serres d'Auteuil

    The Jardin des Serres d'Auteuil ("Garden of Auteuil Greenhouses") lies at the beginning of the Bois de Boulogne. It was build by Jean-Claude Formig? in 1898 and consists of two main parts: a garden...

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  • 60. Bois de Boulogne

    If you get tired of walking around in the center of the city and want some more peace and nature surroundings... Paris can fix that too! Jump on Metro Line 1, 9 or 10 in western direction and head for...

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  • 61. Opéra Garnier

    Most of us look where we're going, but it's always a good idea is a city such as Paris to look up to see the details you might miss. This is one of the gilded figures on the roof of the Opera Garnier...

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  • 62. Square des Batignolles

    I said nice things about this park. It has the ducks [Jan 2007 update: reportedly the most numerous ever in a Parisian park. Ask Ms Seward at maison de couture Azzaro to confirm:-) She lives in...

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  • 63. Galerie Vero-Dodat

    Just a block and a half from the Hôtel Louvre Bons Enfants, between rue Croix-des-Petits-Champs and rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau, there is an elegant nineteenth-century passage called Galerie Véro-Dodat...

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  • 64. Parc de la Villette

    In the shadow of the twin spires of St John the Baptist of Belleville church is a very short passage that is quite easy to walk past without seeing it. In fact it was only seeing the "Mesnager"...

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  • 65. VT Meetings

    The Pont de la Tournelle is a bridge connecting the Latin Quarter with the Ile Saint Louis, and as you can see it is the ideal place to have your picture taken with the cathedral Notre Dame in the...

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  • 66. Saint Sulpice

    There is a wonderful square in front of the church in the 6th Arrondissement not far from Luxembourg Gardens or Eglisé Saint Germain. It's a nice place to come and eat the macarons that you have just...

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  • 67. Le Trocadéro

    I was on my way to the Guimet Museum, the Asian Art museum in the 16th arr. Coming out of the subway (Iena),I had to stop and look at the statue. I did a double take, thinking to myself that the man...

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  • 68. Le Ranelagh

    The city has about 300 parks and gardens to enjoy your day in Paris very inexpensive and see the beautiful landscape of the city, a great time with the family or nice company ::) you have a list in...

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  • 69. Cité Universitaire

    Student housing in France is usually not very elegant, but the big exception is here at the Cité Universitaire at the southern edge of Paris. The Cité was founded in 1925 and was intended "to promote...

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  • 70. Jardin des Tuileries

    One of the emblematic symbols of Paris but sometimes link to the Louvre or the Tuileries,and it needs to be told as it is. The arc de triomphe du Carrousel is a monument dating from 1809 built under...

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  • 71. Jardin d'Acclimatation

    one of my original first parks visited in Paris and still a nostalgic favorite. The park is right around porte Maillot on metro line 1, and from there you take a petit train for the fun into the park....

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  • 72. Le Bourget

    50e Salon International de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace / Paris Air Show, at Le Bourget Airport, is the world's largest and oldest aviation industry event. With aerial demonstrations of the latest...

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  • 73. Saint Etienne du Mont

    This is a historical Church in a historical area, near the Panthéon and jardin du Luxembourg.This is a serious Church no photos or flashes during service. I give you the translated history from the...

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  • 74. Musee de l'Institut du Monde Arabe

    As with most of our other visits to Paris, we got a Museum Pass for our stay in Paris and the Institut du Monde Arabe (Institute of the Arab World) was one of the museums that we hadn't visited that...

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  • 75. Rue Cler

    This is a two or three block long pedestrian area where you will find lots of markets, shops, and restaurants. There are many of these in Paris, but it seems that most tourists like this one. I will...

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