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Musée Grévin

The Musée Grévin (French: [myze ɡʁevɛ̃]; Euronext: GREV) is a wax museum in Paris located on the Grands Boulevards in the 9th arrondissement on the right bank of the Seine, at 10, Boulevard Montmartre…

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Avenue des Champs-Élysées

The Avenue des Champs-Élysées (UK: , US: , French: [av(ə)ny de ʃɑ̃z‿elize] (listen)) is an avenue in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, France, 1.9 kilometres (1.2 mi) long and 70 metres (230 ft) wide, …

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Notre-Dame de Paris

Notre-Dame de Paris (; French: [nɔtʁə dam də paʁi] (listen); meaning "Our Lady of Paris"), referred to simply as Notre-Dame, is a medieval Catholic cathedral on the Île de la Cité in the 4th arrondiss…

Louvre Museum

The Louvre (English: LOOV(-rə)), or the Louvre Museum (French: Musée du Louvre [myze dy luvʁ] (listen)), is the world's largest art museum and a historic monument in Paris, France. A central landmar…

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Sacré-Cœur

The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris, commonly known as Sacré-Cœur Basilica and often simply Sacré-Cœur (French: Basilique du Sacré-Cœur, pronounced [sakʁe kœʁ]), is a Roman Catholic church and m…

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Palace of Versailles

The Palace of Versailles ( vair-SY, vur-SY; French: Château de Versailles [ʃɑto d(ə) vɛʁsɑj] (listen)) was the principal royal residence of France from 1682, under Louis XIV, until the start of the Fr…

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Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower ( EYE-fəl; French: tour Eiffel [tuʁ‿ɛfɛl] (listen)) is a wrought-iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France. It is named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company…

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Museum of the History of France

Père Lachaise Cemetery

Père Lachaise Cemetery (French: Cimetière du Père-Lachaise [simtjɛʁ dy pɛʁ laʃɛːz]; formerly cimetière de l'Est, "Cemetery of the East") is the largest cemetery in Paris, France (44 hectares or 110 ac…

Centre Georges Pompidou

The Centre Pompidou (French pronunciation: ​[sɑ̃tʁ pɔ̃pidu]), also known as the Pompidou Centre in English, is a complex building in the Beaubourg area of the 4th arrondissement of Paris, near Les Hal…

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Musée d'Orsay

The Musée d'Orsay (UK: MEW-zay dor-SAY, US: mew-ZAY -⁠, French: [myze dɔʁsɛ]) is a museum in Paris, France, on the Left Bank of the Seine. It is housed in the former Gare d'Orsay, a Beaux-Arts rail…

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Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie

The Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie ("City of Science and Industry", abbreviated la CSI or simply CSI) is the biggest science museum in Europe. Located in Parc de la Villette in Paris, France, it …

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Chapel of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal

The Chapel of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal in Paris, France, is the chapel where the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to Saint Catherine Labouré in 1830 and requested the creation of the medal which c…

Muséum national d'histoire naturelle

The French National Museum of Natural History, known in French as the Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (MNHN; French: [myzeœ̃ nasjɔnal distwar natyʁɛl]), is the natural history museum of France an…

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Arc de Triomphe

The Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile (UK: , US: , French: [aʁk də tʁijɔ̃f də letwal] (listen); lit. "Triumphal Arch of the Star") is one of the most famous monuments in Paris, France, standing at the weste…

Grand Palais

The Grand Palais des Champs-Élysées, commonly known as the Grand Palais (English: Great Palace), is a large historic site, exhibition hall and museum complex located at the Champs-Élysées in the 8th a…

Musée de l'Armée

The Musée de l'Armée (French: [myze də laʁme]; "Army Museum") is a national military museum of France located at Les Invalides in the 7th arrondissement of Paris. It is served by Paris Métro stations …

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Musée du quai Branly

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Bibliothèque nationale de France

The Bibliothèque nationale de France (French: [biblijɔtɛk nɑsjɔnal də fʁɑ̃s], "National Library of France"; BnF) is the national library of France, located in Paris. It is the national repository of a…

Musée de l'Orangerie

The Musée de l'Orangerie is an art gallery of impressionist and post-impressionist paintings located in the west corner of the Tuileries Gardens next to the Place de la Concorde in Paris. The museum i…

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Musée des Arts Décoratifs

The Musée des Arts Décoratifs (Museum of Decorative Arts) is a museum dedicated to the exhibition and preservation of the decorative arts. Located at 107 Rue de Rivoli in the city’s 1st arrondissemen…

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Paris Zoological Park

The Paris Zoological Park (parc zoologique de Paris), formerly known as the Bois de Vincennes Zoological Park (French pronunciation: ​[bwɑ d‿vɛ̃sɛn]), and commonly called the Vincennes Zoo, is a facil…

Zoo

The Grand Gallery of Evolution

Musée Rodin

The Musée Rodin in Paris, France, is a museum that was opened in 1919, primarily dedicated to the works of the French sculptor Auguste Rodin. It has two sites: the Hôtel Biron and surrounding grounds…

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Catacombs of Paris

The Catacombs of Paris (French: Catacombes de Paris, ) are underground ossuaries in Paris, France, which hold the remains of more than six million people in a small part of a tunnel network built to…

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musée Picasso

This article refers to the museum in Paris. There are a number of other Picasso museums. The Musée Picasso is an art gallery located in the Hôtel Salé in rue de Thorigny, in the Marais district of Pa…

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Musée d'art moderne de Paris

Musée d'Art Moderne de Paris (French pronunciation: ​[myze daʁ mɔdɛʁn də paʁi], Paris' Museum of Modern Art) or MAM Paris, is a major municipal museum dedicated to modern and contemporary art of the 2…

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Parc océanique Cousteau

Arab World Institute

The Arab World Institute (abbreviated "AWI"; French: Institut du Monde Arabe, abbreviated "IMA") is an organization founded in Paris in 1980 by 18 Arab countries with France to research and disseminat…

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Guimet Museum

The Guimet Museum (French: Musée national des arts asiatiques [MNAAG] or Musée Guimet) is an art museum located at 6, place d'Iéna in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, France. It has one of the larges…

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Galerie de Paléontologie et d'Anatomie comparée

The Gallery of Paleontology and Comparative Anatomy (in French, galerie de Paléontologie et d'Anatomie comparée) is a part of the French National Museum of Natural History (Muséum national d'histoire …

Musée de la mode et du textile

The Musée de la mode et du textile (Museum of Fashion and Textiles) was a museum located in the Louvre at, 107, rue de Rivoli, in the 1st arrondissement of Paris, France. It is now a department of the…

Musée de l'Air

The Musée de l'air et de l'espace (English: Air and Space Museum), is a French aerospace museum, located at the south-eastern edge of Paris–Le Bourget Airport, north of Paris, and in the commune of Le…

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Musée de la Musique

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Musée de Cluny – Musée national du Moyen Âge

The Musée de Cluny ("Cluny Museum", French pronunciation: ​[myze də klyni]), also known as Musée national du Moyen Âge – Thermes et hôtel de Cluny ("National Museum of the Middle Ages – Cluny thermal …

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Musée de l'Homme

The Musée de l'Homme (French, "Museum of Man", as in humanity) is an anthropology museum in Paris, France. It was established in 1937 by Paul Rivet for the 1937 Exposition Internationale des Arts et T…

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Cité de l'architecture et du patrimoine

The Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine (Architecture and Heritage City) is a museum of architecture and monumental sculpture located in the Palais de Chaillot (Trocadéro), in Paris, France. Its p…

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Musée des Arts et Métiers

The Musée des Arts et Métiers (French pronunciation: ​[myze dez‿aʁz‿e metje]) (French for Museum of Arts and Crafts) is an industrial design museum in Paris that houses the collection of the Conservat…

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Archives nationales

The Archives Nationales (French: Archives nationales de France), also known as the French Archives or the National Archives, preserve France's official archives apart from the archives of the Ministry…

Cité nationale de l'histoire de l'immigration

The Cité nationale de l'histoire de l'immigration is a museum of immigration history located in the 12th arrondissement of Paris at 293, avenue Daumesnil. The nearest métro station is Porte Dorée. It …

Musée des Plans-Reliefs

The Musée des Plans-Reliefs is a museum of military models located within the Hôtel des Invalides in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, France. The construction of models dates to 1668 when François-Mi…

Archeological crypt of the île de la Cité

Maison de Victor Hugo

Maison de Victor Hugo is a writer's house museum located where Victor Hugo lived for 16 years between 1832–1848. It is one of the 14 City of Paris' Museums that have been incorporated since January 1,…

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maison européenne de la photographie

The Maison Européenne de la Photographie (or MEP), located in the historic heart of Paris, is a major center for contemporary photographic art which opened in February 1996.

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Musée Galliera

The Palais Galliera, also formally known as the Musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris (City of Paris Fashion Museum), and formerly known as Musée Galliera, is a museum of fashion and fashion history l…

UNESCO

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; French: Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United N…

musée des monuments français

The Musée national des Monuments Français is today a museum of plaster casts of French monuments located in the Palais de Chaillot, 1, place du Trocadéro et du 11 Novembre, Paris, France. It now forms…

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Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature

The Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature (Museum of Hunting and Nature) is a private museum of hunting and nature located in the 3rd arrondissement of Paris, France. The museum is served by the Rambutea…

Musée de Montmartre

The Musée de Montmartre is located in Montmartre, at 8-14 rue Cortot in the 18th (XVIII) arrondissement of Paris, France. It was founded in 1960 and was classified as a Musée de France in 2003. The bu…

musée Bourdelle

The Musée Bourdelle is an art museum located at 18, rue Antoine Bourdelle, in the 15th arrondissement of Paris, France, located in the old studio of French sculptor Antoine Bourdelle (1861–1929). The…

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National Archaeological Museum

The Musée d'Archéologie nationale is a major French archeology museum, covering pre-historic times to the Merovingian period. It is located in the Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye in the département o…

Saint-Germain-en-Laye

Versailles

Versailles (French pronunciation: [vɛʁsɑj] (listen)) is a city in the department of the Yvelines, Île-de-France, renowned worldwide for the Château de Versailles and the gardens of Versailles, designa…

rue de Rivoli

Rue de Rivoli (French pronunciation: ​[ʁy də ʁivɔli]) is one of the most famous streets in Paris, a commercial street whose shops include the most fashionable names in the world. It bears the name of …

Musée de la Vie romantique

The Musée de la Vie romantique (The Museum of Romantic Life, or Museum of the Romantics) stands at the foot of Montmartre hill in the 9th arrondissement of Paris, 16 rue Chaptal, Paris, France in an 1…

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musée d'art et d'histoire du judaïsme

The Musée d’Art et d’Histoire du Judaïsme or mahJ (French: "Museum of Jewish Art and History") is the largest French museum of Jewish art and history. It is located in the Hôtel de Saint-Aignan in the…

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Charenton-le-Pont

Charenton-le-Pont is a commune in the southeastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 6.2 km (3.9 mi) from the centre of Paris. It is one of the most densely populated municipalities in Europe. T…

Ivry-sur-Seine

Ivry-sur-Seine (French pronunciation: ​[i.vʁi.syʁ.sɛn]) is a commune in the Val-de-Marne department in the southeastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 5.3 km (3.3 mi) from the center of Paris…

Bastille

The Bastille (, French: [bastij] (listen)) was a fortress in Paris, known formally as the Bastille Saint-Antoine. It played an important role in the internal conflicts of France and for most of its hi…

Castle

University of Paris

The University of Paris (French: Université de Paris), metonymically known as the Sorbonne (French: [sɔʁbɔn]), was the main university in Paris, France, active from 1150 to 1970, with the exception of…

Chatou

Chatou (French: [ʃatu]) is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France. Chatou is a part of the affluent suburbs of western Paris and is on the northwest s…

Puteaux

Puteaux (French pronunciation: ​[pyto]) is a commune in the western suburbs of Paris, France. It is located in the heart of the Hauts-de-Seine department, 8.7 kilometres (5.4 mi) from the centre of Pa…

Paris Sewer Museum

The Paris Sewer Museum (French: Musée des Égouts de Paris), is a currently closed history museum located in the sewers at the esplanade Habib-Bourguiba, near the pont de l'Alma, in the 7th arrondissem…

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Suresnes

Suresnes (French pronunciation: ​[sy.ʁɛn]) is a commune in the western suburbs of Paris, France. Located in Hauts-de-Seine, 9.3 km (5.8 mi) from the centre of Paris, it had a population of 49,145 as o…

Orly

Orly is a commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 12.7 km (7.9 mi) from the center of Paris. The name of Orly came from Latin Aureliacum, "the villa of Aurelius". Orly Airport …

Vincennes

Vincennes (, French: [vɛ̃sɛn] (listen)) is a commune in the Val-de-Marne department in the eastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 6.7 km (4.2 mi) from the centre of Paris. It is one of the mo…

Issy-les-Moulineaux

Issy-les-Moulineaux (French pronunciation: ​[isi le mulino]) is a commune in the southwestern suburban area of Paris, France, lying on the left bank of the river Seine. It is one of Paris' entrances a…

Meudon

Meudon (French pronunciation: [mødɔ̃] (listen)) is a municipality in the southwestern suburbs of Paris, France. It is in the département of Hauts-de-Seine. It is located 9.1 km (5.7 mi) from the cente…

Garches

Garches (French pronunciation: ​[ɡaʁʃ]) is a commune in the western suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 11.9 km (7.4 mi) from the centre of Paris. Garches has remained largely residential, but is …

Villeneuve-Saint-Georges

Villeneuve-Saint-Georges (French pronunciation: ​[vilnœːv sɛ̃ ʒɔʁʒ]) is a commune in the southeastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 15.5 kilometres (9.6 miles) from the center of Paris.

Clichy

Clichy (, French: [kliʃi]; sometimes unofficially Clichy-la-Garenne, French: [kliʃi la ɡaʁɛn]) is a commune in the northwestern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located on the Seine, 6.4 km (4.0 mi) fr…

Neuilly-sur-Seine

Neuilly-sur-Seine (French pronunciation: [nøji syʁ sɛn] (listen)), known as Neuilly, is a commune in the department of Hauts-de-Seine in France, just west of Paris. Immediately adjacent to the city, t…

Montrouge

Montrouge (French pronunciation: ​[mɔ̃ʁuʒ]) is a commune in the southern Parisian suburbs, located 4.4 km (2.7 mi) from the centre of Paris, France. It is one of the most densely populated municipalit…

Roissy-en-France

Roissy-en-France (French pronunciation: ​[ʁwasi ɑ̃ fʁɑ̃s]; colloquially simply called Roissy) is a commune in the northeastern suburbs of Paris, France, in the Val-d'Oise department. It is located 20.…

Levallois-Perret

Levallois-Perret (IPA: [lə.va.lwa.pɛ.ʁɛ]) is a commune in the Hauts-de-Seine department and Île-de-France region of north-central France. It lies some 6 km from the centre of Paris in the north-wester…

Musée Cognacq-Jay

The Musée Cognacq-Jay is a museum located in the Hôtel Donon in the 3rd arrondissement at 8 rue Elzévir, Paris, France. It is open daily except Monday; admission is free. The nearest Metro stations ar…

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French Third Republic

The French Third Republic (French: La Troisième République, sometimes written as La IIIe République) was the system of government adopted in France from 1870, when the Second French Empire collapsed d…

Vaucresson

Vaucresson (French pronunciation: ​[vokʁɛsɔ̃]) is a commune in the western suburbs of Paris, France. It is in the Hauts-de-Seine department 13.9 kilometres (8.6 mi) from the center of Paris. The peopl…

Passy

Passy is an area of Paris, France, located in the 16th arrondissement, on the Right Bank. It is home to many of the city's wealthiest residents. Passy was a commune on the outskirts of Paris. In 1658,…

Viry-Châtillon

Viry-Châtillon is a commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 20.9 km (13.0 mi) from the center of Paris. Inhabitants of Viry-Châtillon are known as Castelvirois.

Saint-Mandé

Saint-Mandé (French: [sɛ̃.mɑ̃.de]) is a high-end commune of the Val-de-Marne department in Île-de-France in the eastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 5.3 km (3.3 mi) from the center of Paris…

Saint-Maur-des-Fossés

Saint-Maur-des-Fossés (French pronunciation: ​[sɛ̃.moʁ.dɛ.fɔ.se]) is a commune in the southeastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 11.7 kilometres (7.3 miles) from the centre of Paris.

Gennevilliers

Gennevilliers (French pronunciation: ​[ʒœnvilje]) is a commune in the northwestern suburbs of Paris, in the Hauts-de-Seine department of Île-de-France. It is located 9.1 km (5.7 mi) from the centre of…

Musée national Eugène-Delacroix

The Musée national Eugène Delacroix, also known as the Musée Delacroix, is an art museum dedicated to painter Eugène Delacroix (1798–1863) and located in the 6th arrondissement at 6, rue de Furstenber…

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Villejuif

Villejuif (pronounced [vilʒɥif]) is a commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 7 km (4.3 mi) from the centre of Paris.

Sèvres

Sèvres (, French: [sɛvʁ] (listen)) is a commune in the southwestern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 9.9 kilometres (6.2 miles) from the centre of Paris and is in the department of Hauts-de-Sei…

November 2015 Paris attacks

The November 2015 Paris attacks were a series of co-ordinated terrorist attacks that took place on 13 November 2015 in Paris, France and the city's northern suburb, Saint-Denis. Beginning at 21:16 CET…

Jouy-en-Josas

Jouy-en-Josas is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France. It is located in the south-western suburbs of Paris, 16.4 km (10.2 mi) from the center of Par…

Fresnes

Fresnes is a commune in the Val-de-Marne department in the southern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 11.2 km (7.0 mi) from the center of Paris, next to Antony, Sceaux and Rungis. It is drained …

Châtillon

Châtillon (French pronunciation: ​[ʃɑ.ti.jɔ̃]) is a commune in the southwestern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 7 km (4.3 mi) from the center of Paris. The town was formerly named Châtillon-so…

Île-de-France

The Île-de-France (, French: [il də fʁɑ̃s] (listen); literally "Isle of France") is the most populous of the eighteen regions of France. Centred around the capital Paris, it is located in the north-ce…

musée d'Art contemporain du Val-de-Marne

The Musée d'Art Contemporain du Val-de-Marne, nicknamed MAC/VAL, is a museum of contemporary art located in the Place de la Libération in Vitry-sur-Seine, Val-de-Marne, a suburb of Paris, France. It i…

Maison de Balzac

The Maison de Balzac is a writer's house museum in the former residence of French novelist Honoré de Balzac (1799–1850). It is located in the 16th arrondissement at 47, rue Raynouard, Paris, France, a…

Charlie Hebdo

Charlie Hebdo (French pronunciation: ​[ʃaʁli ɛbdo]; French for Charlie Weekly) is a French satirical weekly magazine, featuring cartoons, reports, polemics, and jokes. Irreverent and stridently non-co…

Galerie de Minéralogie et de Géologie

The Gallery of Mineralogy and Geology (in French, galerie de Minéralogie et de Géologie) is a part of the French National Museum of Natural History (Muséum national d'histoire naturelle, MNHN). It is …

Musée Nissim-de-Camondo

The Musée Nissim de Camondo is a historic house museum of French decorative arts located in the Hôtel Camondo at 63, rue de Monceau, on the edge of Parc Monceau, in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, Fr…

Saint-Denis

Saint-Denis (, French: [sɛ̃d(ə)ni] (listen)) is a commune in the northern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 9.4 km (5.8 mi) from the centre of Paris. Saint-Denis is a subprefecture (French: sous…

Centquatre-Paris

The Cent Quatre (pronounced [sɑ̃ katʁ], meaning "104") is a public cultural centre in Paris, which opened on 11 October 2008 on the site of a former municipal undertaker's at 104 rue d'Aubervilliers, …

Paris Commune

The Paris Commune (French: Commune de Paris, pronounced [kɔmyn də paʁi]) was a radical socialist, anti-religious, and revolutionary government that ruled Paris from 18 March to 28 May 1871. The Franc…

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