"Cité" Metro Stop-One
of original Art Nouveau 19th C. Metro
place Louis Lepine. Note: on Sunday it is a bird
air double decked bus tour with on and off privileges.
the 200,000 French victims of Nazi concentration camps.
Includes 200,000 lighted crystals and an eternal flame.
Century palace used as a prison during the French
Revolution. Marie-Antoinette was one of many who
awaited death here.
bridge in Paris (1600).
small island once a sheep pasture, now boasting 17th
Century aristocratic mansions and a main street lined
with shops and restaurants.
The most renowned ice cream shop in Paris, on the Isle
Centre Georges Pompidou-
large collection of modern and contemporary art. The
inside-out building is a work of art itself.
Eglise St-Eustache- Home of
an 8,000 pipe organ - great for concerts!
This lively neighborhood with a
strong alternative lifestyle
scene as well as lots of trendy
bars, shops, and restaurants.
The rue des Rosiers is a
centerpiece of Jewish lifestyle
in Paris and the Ile St. Louis
and the Ile de la Cité are the
oldest parts of Paris.
The two islands of Paris, l'Ile
de la Cité (where Notre-Dame is
located) and l'Ile St-Louis were
the center of Paris in the
Here you will find the lovely
Square Place des Vosges, built
by Henry IV, where its most
famous resident, Victor Hugo
wrote Les Miserables.
The main focus for contemporary
art in France "Centre Pompidou"
is also in this part of town.
Pompidou Center - Constructed between 1971 and
1977 this controversial building is located near Les Halles and the
Marais area. It contains a large public library and the National
Museum of Modern Art.
The building has been described as "an oil
refinery in the center of the city" by its critics. All of the
water, air conditioning, ventilating and electrical pipes and
conduits are located on the outside of the structure. Each type of
pipe is painted in its own special bright color.
It is named after the French president,
Geroges Pompidou who served between 1969 and 1974. The facility was
opened to the public on January 31, 1977.
Rambuteau or Les Halles
- RER: Chatelet-les-Halle