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Big Bus Paris Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"There’s no better way to see all of Paris’ top sights than by an open-top Big Bus. Choose a 1-day or 2-day pass and create your own sightseeing itinerary to discover Paris at your own pace. Sit back and relax on the Classic Route which takes 2 hours and 25 minutes or the new Montmartre Route which takes 1 hour and 15 minutes while listening to entertaining and informative audio commentary about Paris’ history architecture
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Private Tour: Paris Full-Day Sightseeing Tour with Eiffel Tower
"One of the best ways to discover Paris is getting around the city by foot and by car with a private guide. You will get to see Notre-Dame de Paris and Ile de la cité Montmartre and the Opera House Concorde square the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs-Elysées the Invalides the Grand Palais the Marais district and the Bastille square
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City Sightseeing Paris Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"Get a bird's eye view of the cobbled streets of the Left Bank and the Napoleonic splendor of the Ecole Militaire. See the Eiffel Tower Paris' most famous landmark. Stop off at the Arc de Triomphe and walk down the stylish Champs-Elysees. Become acquainted with some of the world's most famous artworks at the Louvre including the mysterious Mona Lisa.This City Sightseeing Paris Ho every day of the year. Recorded commentary is available onboard in French English Spanish German Italian
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Grand Palais Tips (28)

The Grand Palais

This was built for the Exposition Universelle of 1900, designed by Chas. Girault. It has a long facade. As with the Petit Palais across the street, the facade and central area are studded with...
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hquittner
Jan 11, 2008

Grand Palais - Coronelli's Globes

Two magic spheres ordered by the cardinal d'Estrées to be offered to King Louis XIV; realised between 1681-1683 by the Venetian Vicenzo Coronelli ,there was the greatest made till there.As royal...
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Dariana
Nov 04, 2007

Grand Palais

It was built for the Universal Exhibition in 1900, beeing a part of a large recontruction project including Petit Palais and Alexander III Bridge. The purpose was to build a monument consacrated to...
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Dariana
Nov 04, 2007

Grand Palais

Just beside the Champs-Elysees, and on the way towards the Hotel des Invalides, you will find two charming building opposite eachother. These two buildings are the Grand Palais and the Petit Palais:...
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Pieter11
Dec 13, 2006

Grand Palais

From the Pont Alexandre III you can clearly see the impressive glass roof of the Grand Palais, which made me curious enough to follow the Avenue Winston Churchill to have a closer look at it. I really...
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sim1
Nov 26, 2006

A Golden Treat!

Beautiful find, we just wandered in here (its free) on our way to the Champes Elysees. Various exhibits are housed here, but the highlight for us was the garden inside. You can grab a quick bite at...
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keholm2
Nov 25, 2006

Art Exhibit at Grand Palais

We ventured into an art exhibit at the Grand Palais and saw some pretty interesting modern art. Here is a picture of Mickey Mouse as you probably won't see him at Disneyland Paris. The building is...
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kathymof
Aug 26, 2006

Grand Palais

The Grand Palais or Grand Palace is built at the same time with the Petit Palais and the Pont Alexandre III. The exterior of the enormous palace is an combination of an impressive classical façade of...
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sachara
May 29, 2006

Grand Palais

The Grand Palais was originally built for the World Expo in 1900 and displays modern art. Work on it began in 1897. It measures 240 meters wide and 40 meters tall, it's a lovely building of iron,...
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Goner
Nov 11, 2004

Le Grand et Petite Palais

I was so disappointed when I found out that these places where never palaces for Kings or Queens. They were built in 1900 for the World's Fair. It is still worth going there for the architecture and...
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Blatherwick
Sep 02, 2004

Grand & Petit Palais

The Grand and Petite Palais, with their glass and steel domes, were built in 1900 for the World's Fair. They are now landmarks of Paris along the Seine near the Place de la Concorde. Despite being...
Ewingjr98
Sep 02, 2004

The Grand Palais

The Grand Palais was built by Daglone and Louvet, between 1897 and 1900, for the World's Fair. Its large metallic hall is typical of the Art Nouveau whereas the stone facade with ionics columns is in...
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Imbi
Jan 03, 2003
 
 
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Things to Do Near Grand Palais

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Petit Palais

The Petit Palace is located opposite the Grand Palace. I am so glad it is still standing, what a shame it would have been to had this building demolished, yes - that is true! I found it very hard to...
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Grands Boulevards

You could walk for ages in this area, its really bustling and lively! There are plenty of bars, cafes, restaurants and shops...if you walk a bit further you will come to the opera house and the...
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Pont Alexandre III

among the 37 bridges along the Seine River along Paris is the Pont Alexandre III, which is the most artistic of the seine bridges. This bridge connects the Champs-Élysées quarter with those of the...
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Pont Invalides

The Pont Invalides is one of the 37 bridges that span the Seine River along Paris and is the first bridge along the Seine you would encounter if you go on a Seine River Tour via the Bateaux Mouches...
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Palais de la Découverte

The Palace of Discovery (Palais de la Découverte) is a science museum located in the west wing of the Grand Palais. The museum was founded in 1937, and in 2010 it was merged, for administrative...
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Musée de l'Armee - Les Invalides

the sprawling Invalides where there are many architectural landmarks and museums and houses Napoleon Bonaparte's Tomb, houses a large Museum called Musée de l'Armee. This Museum was built in 1905 from...
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Getting to Grand Palais

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3 Avenue du Général Eisenhower, 75008 Paris

Hours

  • Sunday 09:00 to 22:00
  • Monday 09:00 to 22:00
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday 09:00 to 22:00
  • Thursday 09:00 to 22:00
  • Friday 09:00 to 22:00
  • Saturday 09:00 to 22:00

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