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Wallace fountains: discreet symbols of Paris

1- They have been delivering drinking water in Paris since 1872 Wallace fountains have just celebrated their 150th anniversary. The first of them was indeed installed on boulevard de la Villette in Paris on July 30, 1872. The installation of these fountains is in line with the great changes want ...

15
Dec
2022

Paris Face Cachée : discover the mysteries of Paris

Three very special days Paris is the most visited city in the world. But are you sure you really know our capital city? The Paris Face Cachée event created by the City of Paris for the past three years offers you the opportunity to discover the backstage during three very special days. This ann ...

27
Jan
2014

Tourism: 5 things to know about the Ourcq Canal

1- It crosses the north-east of Paris on approximately 100 km The Ourcq Canal stretches for about 100 kilometers between Mareuil-sur-Ourcq and the Bassin de la Villette in the 19th arrondissement of Paris. This canal, which crosses the department of Seine-Saint-Denis, has undergone many transfor ...

17
Aug
2022

Food shopping: 5 advantages of online shopping in Paris

out leaving the comfort of your sofa! Most mass retailers have expanded their delivery services since the Covid-19 pandemic. Shopping online in Paris has never been so easy! Just place your order in a few clicks and pay online to be delivered within 24 hours, subject to the eligibility of your ...

17
Dec
2021

Yves Saint Laurent in museums: a tribute exhibition in 6 Parisian museums

A large-scale tribute Yves Saint Laurent is a monument in the history of fashion. That's why several Parisian museums have decided, on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the first fashion show of this French couturier, to pay him a tribute commensurate with his talent. The first fashion sho ...

14
Mar
2022

30 km/h speed limits: what benefits for cities?

What are the new regulations in Paris? As of Monday August 30, 2021, the speed limit is 30 km/h on almost all streets in the capital. Until now, about 60% of the Parisian territory was already subject to this speed limit. From now on, it is almost the entire city, except for the ring road and ...

01
Sep
2021

Toki Modi: a digital immersion in the world of fashion

A 100% digital offer Since the beginning of 2022, France 3 Paris Île-de-France's social networks have offered 100% fashion and 100% digital content under the hashtag #tokimodi. With Toki Modi, France 3 Paris Île-de-France's cultural magazine Toki Woki dons a brand new suit and declines its dre ...

17
Feb
2022

Regards du Grand Paris: a free photo exhibition in Île-de-France

A photographic journey in Île-de-France Reviews of Greater Paris is a photographic journey that has been installed in some forty sites in Paris and its close suburbs until October 23, 2022. Very diverse places such as public transport, the public space of Greater Paris, the construction site of ...

02
Aug
2022

The Morris column: 5 unusual facts about this street furniture

1- They were not invented in Paris but in Berlin In the collective imagination, Morris columns are part of the Parisian landscape, along with Wallace fountains and Hector Guimard's subway entrances. And yet, the Morris column as we know it today was not born in Paris but in Berlin! This is the f ...

20
Dec
2022

Fashion: the Thierry Mugler Couturissime exhibition at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs

A flamboyant retrospective After huge success in Montreal, Rotterdam and Munich, the Thierry Mugler Couturissime exhibition is making a stop in Paris. You can see it at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, in the renovated and expanded spaces of the Fashion Galleries. This colorful retrospective ...

07
Dec
2021

Cartier and the Arts of Islam: a dazzling exhibition at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris

ts Décoratifs continues unabated. More than 100,000 visitors have already come to admire the works and jewelry gathered for the occasion at the MAD in Paris. It must be said that this exhibition presents some 500 exceptional works and jewelry that had, for the most part, never been presented to ...

04
Feb
2022

The Eiffel Tower: presentation and history

on programmes. Who was Gustave Eiffel? Alexandre Gustave Bonnickausen, known as Gustave Eiffel, was born in Dijon, on December 15, 1832 and died in Paris on December 27, 1923. In 1852 he entered the École centrale des arts et manufactures in Paris and graduated as a chemical engineer in 1855. ...

01
Sep
2008

Photo: 4 good reasons to visit the Vivian Maier retrospective in Paris

1- This retrospective is a first in the capital This is the first time in Paris that a retrospective has celebrated the work of American photographer Vivian Maier. Among the 278 photos on display at the Musée du Luxembourg, you will be able to discover never-before-seen shots. This retrospec ...

23
Sep
2021

James Whistler at the Musée d'Orsay: 5 good reasons to visit this exhibition

1- To rediscover a great American painter The name James Whistler may not ring a bell, but this artist who lived in Paris not far from the Musée d'Orsay is a very talented American painter. Born in 1834 in Massachusetts, Whistler apprenticed and began working as an artist in Paris between 1855 ...

22
Feb
2022

Machu Picchu and the Treasures of Peru: an immersive exhibition in Paris

to admire masterpieces and archaeological objects, some of which had never left the country. A dazzling exhibition Reunited for the first time in Paris, these objects promise to dazzle you. Indeed, they are described as one of the most impressive gold collections ever exhibited! You will als ...

31
Mar
2022

Fluctuart in Paris: the first floating urban art center in the world

t and all forms of urban art, don't wait any longer to discover Fluctuart, the floating art center that has settled next to the Pont des Invalides in Paris! This unique cultural venue, moored on the Seine opposite the Grand Palais, offers free exhibitions all year long. It invites all audience ...

28
Nov
2022

The Friends Experience in Paris: an outing for fans of the cult series

g a Thanksgiving menu with a turkey sandwich! A first in Europe After crisscrossing the United States and Canada, The Friends Experience has chosen Paris for its first European stop. This is a godsend for fans of the first hour who will be able to relive the highlights of the cult series in Moni ...

29
Nov
2022

La Parisienne: a women's race in Paris

What is La Parisienne? La Parisienne is a non-competitive foot race for women 16 years and older. It is held every year in Paris over a distance of about 6 km. This race over a distance accessible to all is a challenge taken up each year by several thousand female participants. It is also a fest ...

28
June
2010

In Paris, the Hôtel de la Marine reopens to the public

1- When was it built? The Hôtel de la Marine, an iconic monument on the Place de la Concorde in Paris, is a neoclassical palace. It was built and fitted out between 1758 and 1774 by Ange-Jacques Gabriel, Louis XV's first architect. This imposing building first housed the prestigious Garde-me ...

14
June
2021

The Theorem of Narcissus: a free exhibition at the Petit Palais in Paris

A walk in the museum and its gardens The artist Jean-Michel Othoniel is exhibiting until the end of the year at the Petit Palais in Paris 70 new works, almost all of which have been produced especially for the occasion. This artist, known for his obsession with pearls and reflections, will once ...

04
Oct
2021