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1 Cour D Honneur | Palais Royal, 75001 Paris, France
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

This aging art installation has grown on me. It replaced a horribly-ugly car park and now is a fun spot for kids and families to take photos. And it's in the middle of the Palais Royal, one of Paris' architectural gems.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Les Deux Plateaux, more commonly known as the Colonnes de Buren, is a controversial art installation created by the French artist Daniel Buren in 1985–1986. It is located in the inner courtyard of the Palais Royal. I visited with my two sons and we had...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Installed in the courtyard of the Palais Royal, the works is made of 260 black and white striped columns.If there were not so many people, it would be a suitable place for artful photographs

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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

My friend explained to me this is a highly controversial art installation. Lots of black and white striped columns placed in this historic landmark by the French artist Daniel Buren in 1986. And yet this courtyard (Cour d'Honneur) seemed alive and visited by many intrigued...More

Thank MonikafromSurrey
Reviewed 31 March 2017

All of the Palais Royal is spectacular, beautiful architecture away from the city traffic. These columns replaced a car park, happily. They are a permanent art installation.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Nice place to visit. There were few people and I could enjoy walking around the square and the garden.

1  Thank Maria_Bandarchyk
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The Colonnes de Buren is located at the Palais Royal in Paris so you can see two sites at the same time. Actually, the gardens are also located there also so BONUS! The area around this are also very interesting. From this location you can...More

1  Thank Larry C
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Les Deux Plateaux, also known as Colonnes de Buren, is a contemporary art installation by Daniel Buren that was finished in 1986. It covers 3,000 square meters (32,292 square feet), filling an inner courtyard of the 17th-century Palais Royal, near the palace gardens and Ministry...More

1  Thank Rumples
Reviewed 16 March 2016

What an amazing place for photo-shooting. Just before entering the gardens of Palais Royal, you should definitely spend some time to take some funny photos and observe other people with a really good mood doing the same thing.

2  Thank ilGrec0
Reviewed 10 January 2016

I've passed by the Palais Royale so many times and really not given it too much thought. This time I approached it from the Paris Bourse, along rue Colonel Driant. It was an absolute surprise as I entered through a small archway and into an...More

1  Thank Tom D
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