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The History of the Musee d’Orsay In Paris

The actual history of the Musee d’Orsay is fascinating and this museum in Paris has been designed in such a way as to encompass the architecture of the original building, which today has also been classified as an historical monument in Paris within its own right.

History of the L’Adresse Musee de La Poste - French Postal System

Founded in 1946, the Musee de la Poste houses the national collection  of stamps and depicts the history of the postal service from the Middle Ages.

History of The Ritz Paris Hotel and its Renovation

After over 100 years of history The Ritz Hotel in Paris has undergone a four year total restoration and renovation, only reopening in 2016 enhancing its prestige.

History Behind Luxembourg Palace Starts In 1600s

The history of Palais du Luxembourg dates back to 1612 when Marie de Medici was regent for her son, King Louis XIII, wanted her own palace constructed in Paris.

Historical Wall of the Farmers General

Designed by the architect Claude Nicolas Ledoux this historical wall around Paris was built in the 1700s in order to collect taxes on goods entering the city.

The History Of Jardin Du Luxembourg

The history of the Luxembourg gardens starts back in 1611 when Marie de Medici decided to purchase the land and a small palace that was already located here.

The History of Place de la Nation

Originally named Place du Trone, this historical square now called Place de la Nation has history dating back to 1600s when a throne was placed in the centre.

The History Of Petit Luxembourg Palace

Le Petit Luxembourg Palace history starts in the 1500s, with true records being kept when it was purchased by Francois de Luxembourg, Duc de Piney in 1570.

History Of Bibliotheque National De France Libraries

The history behind the Bibliotheque National de France (BNF) dates back to the 1300s when King Charles V had a special room to house a collection of 900 books.

The History Of Bibliotheque Richelieu-Louvois

The history of the Richelieu-Louvois library with its collection of historical documents and manuscripts can be traced all the way back to the 17th century.

History Of Musee Du Luxembourg

This was the first French museum to open its doors to the public in the 1700s, which was then housed within Palais du Luxembourg showcasing priceless art works.

The History Behind The Centquatre Building

The Centquatre building is now a cultural art centre, but, the building was originally a funeral parlour in Paris and has a rich history dating back to 1872.

Building Of The Musee Du Quai Branly And Its Gardens

The building of Musee du Quai Branly started in 2001 with its design being very unique and when finished in 2006 it also had the largest roof terrace in Paris.

History Of The Bibliotheque De l’Arsenal Library

The history of the Arsenal building in Paris dates from the 1600s but during the French Revolution this building was turned into a library with two different wings.

The History Of Angelina Tearoom

The Angelina tea room in Paris has been running for over 110 years providing gourmet treats and have now expanded to provide tea salons in different countries.

History Of Eglise Saint-Etienne-du-Mont

The History of Eglise Saint-Etienne-du-Mont starts in 1492 and today is still home to a chapel with shrine and relics of Saint Genevieve the patron saint of Paris.

La Reserve History and the Vineyards

La Reserve hotel in Paris is owned by entrepreneur and businessman Michel Reybier and is part of his hospitality group including the La Reserve Geneve in Switzerland.

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