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Hotel des Académies et des Arts - Paris - Saint Germain des Prés

Hôtel des Académies et des Arts - Hotel Paris

Saint Germain des Prés
Saint-Germain-des-Prés is for a long time a district in the particular charm at which the mystery does not stop amazing and inspiring numerous authors.
The suburb develops bit by bit to become from the XVIIth the home of the literary and dramatic world. Already the artists take for custom to meet in the numerous cafes which bloom.
After the Revolution the district is abandoned to return fashionably only after the second World war. Indeed the district takes up with a certain intellectual tradition; it is the time of the cellars of St-Germain-des-Prés associated to famous names such as Vian, Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir.
Hotel des Académies et des Arts - Paris - Notre Dame Cathedral
Notre Dame Cathedral
Monument impressing, Notre Dame dominates all the religious architecture of the Ile-de-France. The works of construction begin in 1163 to end 200 years later (in 1345 exactly).
The exhaltation of romantic Victor Hugo, through his novel " Notre Dame de Paris", allowed the whole world to discover the cathedral.

What strikes generally the guests it is the facade consisted of majestic doors and stained glasses in the form of rosettes, but also these strange statues, among the saints, that we name collectively "gargoyles", and what gives the feeling that they are going to fly away.
To describe facades and the body of the monument would be too exhaustive: meeting on the Island of the Town and contemplate one of the most beautiful cathedrals of France.
Hotel des Académies et des Arts - Paris - Pantheon
Pantheon
The Panthéon was built as a church between 1764 and 1790. Its huge coupole dominates Paris from the top of the Sainte-Geneviève hill on the Seine left bank.
During the 1789 french revolution and shortly after its construction, the Panthéon was turned into a memorial to illustrous frenchmen.
It now houses among others the remains of Pierre and Marie Curie, the physicists who discovered the radioactivity, of Voltaire, Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Victor Hugo.
Hotel des Académies et des Arts - Paris - Orsay Museum
Orsay Museum
The musée d'Orsay was redeveloped in the old Gare d'Orsay, built by Victor Laloux and inaugurated in 1900 for the Universal Exhibition. It was registered as a listed building in 1978.
The museum was opened in December 1986 and was dedicated to all artistic production from 1848 to 1914. Paintings, pastels, sculptures, furniture and objets d'art, photography and documentary objects reflect the richness and diversity of this era.
Hotel des Académies et des Arts - Paris - Museum Institut du Monde Arabe
Museum Institut du Monde Arabe
A Museum devoted to Arab-Islamic art and civilization, from its origins to now. There are numerous art objects, calligraphy from the Koran, miniatures and a collection of contemporary Arab art. The collections are house in a building constructed on the banks of the Seine River, in 1987 by Jean Nouvel and Architecture Studio, the symbolism and modernity of the architecture are the interpretation of Arab and Western civilizations. The exhibits are presented in chronological order and represent the multiple artistic expressions of this civilization.

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Last update : 18/10/2011