We think that you can’t get more Parisian than this!
Some of our highly recommended sights:
Musée d’Orsay, Housed in the former Gare d’Orsay, an impressive Beaux-Arts railway station built between 1898 and 1900. The museum holds mainly French art dating from 1848 to 1915, including paintings, sculptures, furniture, and photography. It is probably best known for its extensive collection of impressionist and post-impressionist masterpieces (the largest in the world) by such painters such as Monet, Manet,Degas, Renoir, Cézanne, Seurat, Sisley, Gauguin and Van Gogh.Address: 1 Rue de la Legion d’honneur 75007 Paris, France
Musée Rodin. The museum was opened in 1919 in the Hôtel Biron and surrounding grounds and it displays works by the French sculptor Auguste Rodin. The Musée Rodin contains most of Rodin’s significant creations, including The Thinker, The Kiss and The Gates of Hell. Many of his sculptures are displayed in the museum’s extensive garden and behind the museum building is a small lake and casual restaurant.Address: 79 Rue de Varenne 75007 Paris, France
Musée du Quai Branly - The museum features indigenous art, cultures and civilizations from Africa, Asia, Oceania, and the Americas. It is named after its location which in turn is named after the physicist Édouard Branly. The museum differentiates itself through it’s unique and vibrant architecture and it’s complex contains several buildings, as well as a multimedia library and a garden. It is an innovative cultural institution – museum, educational and research centre, and public living space all in one.Address: 37 Quai Branly 75007 Paris, France
Musée Maillol - The museum was established in 1995 by Dina Vierny, model for sculptor Aristide Maillol French Catalan sculptor and painter. It presents both the work of Maillol (drawings, engravings, paintings, sculptures, decorative art, original plaster and terracotta work) and Vierny’s collection of the masters of French naive art including a painting by Henri Rousseau; drawings by Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso and many others. Not to be missed by art enthusiasts.Address: 61 Rue de Grenelle 75007 Paris, France
Shopping and French Delicacies:
LE GRAND EPICERIE 38 Rue de Sèvres 75007 Paris A foodie’s holy grail, this gourmet food store is located next to the most exclusive and the oldest department store in Paris – Le Bon Marché. Enjoy an array of fine prepared foods from this Parisian institution. A true culinary experience!
RUE CLER MARKET corner of rue Cler and rue St. Dominique 75007 ParisOne of the most celebrated Parisian street markets. Open daily. Choose from a large selection of fresh produce, meats, fish, poultry, breads and flowers. Shop like a real Parisian and indulge in this unique experience!
Some of the best restaurants of Paris are located in this neighborhood. Avenue Rapp and the nearby rue St. Dominique are lined with fine restaurants, brasseries and cafes. Below is a list of recommended restaurants for a truly gastronomic dining experience. (Please note: It is always advisable to make dinner reservations in advance.)
L’ARPEGE - 84, rue de Varenne
L’ATELIER - 5, rue Montalembert
CHEZ L’AMI JEAN - 27, rue Malar
CHEZ FRANCOISE – Esplanade des Invalides
LE JULES VERNE - 5, Avenue Gustave Eiffel
LE SQUARE - 31, rue St. Dominique
TANTE MARGUERITE - 5, rue de Bourgogne
THOUMIEUX - 79, rue St. Dominique
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