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We were in Paris on a very cold and rainy day in March and wanted someplace warm and dry to spend a couple of hours. Our hotel recommend the Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimonies (Architecture Museum), since it was a short walk and would...More
First you see wonderful pieces of church architecture - and then go up one stair and see brilliant minds designing houses, railwaystations, sportpalaces. So much to see. So much space. A really good museum
This place is fantastic! Everything, including the building, is magnificent. This museum should be visited by everyone who visits Paris. It is inspirational, educational and enlightening. It is a nice break from all those museums that are so crowded you can't enjoy yourself. Everyone should...More
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This is the neighbourhood of grand and impressive Haussmann-designed apartments and buildings. National museums overlook the Eiffel Tower and embassies fill the avenues and streets. Locals head to the butcher, florist, or bakery on their daily rounds amidst luxury and splendour, all with a view over Paris and its most famous tower. Snuggled in between the grand buildings are small art galleries and homes of historical
significance. With a rich legacy from 19th century politics, art, and architecture, you can’t help but be reminded of the belle époque, the Universal Exhibitions and the nobility that have frequented and shaped these streets.