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Private Tour: Vintage 2CV Round-Trip Transfer to the Paris Paradis Latin Show
"Meet your elegantly dressed driver at your central Paris hotel or near Opera Garnier. Sit back and relax as your driver takes you on a 30-minute sightseeing tour on your way to Paradis Latin for your choice of performances (own expense). Instead of tryin admire Paris landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower Arc de Triomphe and the Grand Palais as your driver shares historical facts and anecdotes. The exact sights you see depend on where your hotel is located in relation to Paradis Latin. As an added perk you'll be riding in a vintage convertible 2CV in your choice of colors. Introduced in the 1940s to replace farmers’ carts the sturdy cheerful and economical 2CV went on to become wildly popular with the French masses. You're sure to turn heads as you cruise the streets of Paris en route to your show. When you reach Paradis Latin settle in for an evening of fantastic entertainment
From EUR36.00
Paris Off-the-Beaten-Track Mercedes 280SE Tour
"You are already familiar with the most emblematic monuments of Paris and wish to explore the lesser known parts of the Capital? Your driver will tell you the history and cultural heritage of some out of the ordinary monuments. All the tour is c Notre Dame de Paris Saint-Germain des près Arènes de Lutèce Jardin des plantes Grande mosquée de Paris Manufacture des Gobelins
From EUR129.00
Seine River Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Cruise in Paris
"A city that boasts more monuments than many other cities put together Paris is a world-class sightseeing destination. Standout architecture museums art galleries and historic cathedrals line the UNESCO-listed banks of its famous Seine River so what better way to see them than by a hop-on hop-off sightseeing cruise? Choose from a 1- or 2-day pass and then discover sightseeing opportunities galore on your hop-on hop-off Seine River cruise. Aboard a panoramic riverboat with both deck and lower-deck seating
From EUR17.00

Institut du Monde Arabe (IMA) Arab World Institute Tips (23)

Outstanding Museum on the Arab World

Located in a thoroughly modern building near the Latin Quarter, the Musee du Monde Arabe is frankly an outstanding museum that should not be missed when you are in Paris. The exhibit on three floors...
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Sep 28, 2015

Institut du Monde Arabe (5th)

This "Institute of the Arab World" was built in the 1980s and was inaugurated on November 30, 1987 by the President of the French Republic, François Mitterrand. The institute is intended as a...
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Feb 13, 2013

Great Bookstore

I looooooooooooove the bookstore! It's absolutely amazing. You can find so many books on Islamic history, philosophy, etc. Whenever I'm in Paris I just wish I could buy the entire bookstore at the...
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Sep 23, 2011

Institut du Monde Arabe. 5th.

The Institut, known as the IMA, is well renowned for it's exhibitions and concerts, but what a lot of people don't know is that it also has a terrace, up on the 9th floor, that is free to visit and...
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May 29, 2011

Institut du Monde Arabe

L'Institut du Monde Arabe (Arab World Institute) was established in the 1980's to promote cultural exchange and understanding between France and the Arab world. An award winning modern structure...
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Dec 07, 2010

Institut de Monde Arabe

Most people do not visit the 'Institute of the Arabic World' (loosely translated) when they are in Paris, because it is rarely featured as a 'must-see' in guide books. However, I think its a fantastic...
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Jul 01, 2007

The Arab World Museum - Le Monde Arabe

Open since December 1987, the IMA museum aims to present Arab-Islamic civilisation from its origins to the present day.The museum began by first of all housing mostly objects from the French national...
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Dec 07, 2006

Institut du Monde Arabe

At the Southern bank of the Seine, east of the Latin Quarter, you will find the big building belonging to the Institut du Monde Arabe (institute of the Arab World). This institute was founded in 1974,...
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Sep 28, 2006

L'Institut du Monde Arabe

I was reading a book about architecture when I came across this buiding! Strangely shaped, strangely built, strangely named... So I went out there to check it out & in the end it was exactly what...
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Mar 15, 2006

A wall of apetures

The Institut du Monde Arabe is dedicated to Arab and Islamic civilisation from its origins to the present day. As you appoarch the building you'll see the south-facing wall with an Islamic pattern...
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Dec 08, 2005

Best View of Paris!

Even better than the view from the Eiffel Tower. From the roof there is a direct view of Notre Dam and both sides of the bank. On a good day you will catch those moody clouds in the background and the...
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Dec 08, 2005

Changing of the diaphragm by the light

When you visit the Institut du Monde Arabe it's interesting to have a close look at the metal screens of the south wall from the inside. If you are lucky and have enough patience, you can see the...
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Mar 19, 2005
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Things to Do Near Institut du Monde Arabe (IMA) Arab World Institute

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Pont de la Tournelle

the Pont De La Tournelle is again one of the 37 Bridges along the Seine in the Paris Area and this bridge lies after the Île de la Cité of which this bridge is the last to be seen if you go on a...
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Jardin des Plantes - Botanical Garden

This large botanical garden was founded by King Louis XIII as the Royal Garden of Medicinal Plants in 1635. Unlike most royal gardens it was opened to the public as early as 1640. Most parts of the...
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Pont Saint Louis

The Pont Saint Louis is one of the small bridges among the 37 bridges along the Seine River in Paris of which this bridge connects the two seine islands to each other, the Île de la Cité with the Île...
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Musée National d'Histoire Naturelle

For many years this was just called the Zoology Building, but in 1994 they did a complete re-launch and changed the name to La Grande Galerie de l’Évolution, which is appropriate because it really is...
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Arènes de Lutèce - Roman Amphiteatre

The ancient Roman arena on this site was destroyed by the Barbarians in the year 280. The foundations were rediscovered during various building projects in the nineteenth century and were (partly)...
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Paris Plage Quai de la Marne

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Getting to Institut du Monde Arabe (IMA) Arab World Institute


1 Rue des Fossés Saint-Bernard, 75005 Paris


  • Sunday 10:00 to 18:00
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 10:00 to 18:00
  • Wednesday 10:00 to 18:00
  • Thursday 10:00 to 18:00
  • Friday 10:00 to 18:00
  • Saturday 10:00 to 18:00