Monuments in Paris France - Page 5

With Paris having such a rich history you will find many different monuments including historical buildings that date back hundreds of years, to the more modern monuments that have only been around for a few years.

Paris monuments

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Palais Galliera Palace

Constructed in the 1800s the Palais Galliera was purposely built to be a museum in a Renaissance style then passed to the City of Paris.

Musee de Radio France And The Maison de Radio France

Unfortunately the Musee de Radio France has closed its doors, but the building can still be visited plus they hold different concerts and temporary exhibitions.

The Pont Neuf - The Oldest Bridge In Paris

First opened in the 1600s The Pont Neuf is the oldest bridge in Paris that spans over the River Seine connecting the Ile de la Cite to both banks of the River.

The Grande Halle de la Villette

Constructed in the 1800s La Grande Halle in Park Villette has been fully restored and is now a entertainment venue with concerts, shows, exhibitions and more.

The Petit Luxembourg Palace In Luxembourg Gardens

Dating from the 1500s, the Petit Luxembourg found inside the Jardin du Luxembourg is home to the President of the High Assembly of the French Senate.

Hotel Matignon - French Prime Ministers Residence In Paris

Constructed in the 1700s Hotel Matignon is now the official French Prime Ministers Residence in Paris with private garden that are open to the public once a month.

Le Pouce Or The Thumb Sculpture

This sculpture of a thumb in Place Carpeaux Paris was produced by French sculptor Cesar Baldaccini and is 12 metres heigh and weighs over 18 tons.

Prieure Saint-Martin-des-Champs Priory

This historical priory Saint-Martin-des-Champs was founded back in the 1100s and is now home to the Musee des Arts et Metiers that holds an unusual collection.

The Fontaine Medicis In Jardin du Luxembourg

This historical fountain with its statues, called Fontaine Medici, was constructed in the 1600s by Tommaso Francini and is located inside the Luxembourg gardens.

The Fontaine Aux Lions De Nubie

This historical water fountain Fontaine aux Lions de Nubie, is now located within the Parc de la Villette in Paris, just in front of the Grande Halle.

Pont Des Invalides

The Paris bridge Pont des Invalides you can see today was constructed in 1854 and was designed by Paul-Martin Gallocher de Lagalisserie and Jules Savarin.

Fontaine Louvois

The Fontaine Louvois was designed and constructed back in 1844 by Louis Visconti and can be found within Square Louvois in the 2nd Arrondissement of Paris.

The Grand Amphitheatre Du Museum

This historical monument in Paris is also classed as a museum that provides lectures, discussions and shows within the Grand Amphitheatre.

Pont Levant De La Rue De Crimee Lift Bridge In Paris

The Pont Levant de la Rue de Crimee is a historical lift bridge in Paris that was constructed in 1885 and is still fully working today over Canal de l’Ourcq.

The Bibliotheque De l’Arsenal Library

The public library Bibliotheque de l’Arsenal, holds documents and books dating back from 1600s including old printed books on case law, theology, history, etc.

The Fontaine de Leda In Jardin du Luxembourg

Located in Luxembourg gardens Fontaine de Leda is a water fountain that was commissioned by Napoleon Bonaparte and now sits behind Fontaine de Medicis.

Gare Denfert-Rochereau Train Station

Dating from the 1840s, the Gare Denfert-Rochereau designed by Alexis Dulong, is the oldest train station in Paris that is still in use today by RER trains.

Eugene Delacroix Fountain In Luxembourg Gardens

Designed as a water fountain the bronze Eugene Delacroix monument is located within the Luxembourg Gardens was produced by sculptor Jules Dalou in 1890.

The Historical Barriere d’Enfer Buildings In Paris

These two historical buildings in Paris called Barriere d’Enfer, were originally built in the 1700s in order to collect taxes for goods entering the capital city.

The Pavillon Davioud Inside Jardin Du Luxembourg

Located within Luxembourg Gardens the Davioud Pavillion was constructed in 1867 and is home to a school of horticulture plus hosts the annual honey festival.

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