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Hotel Palais de Chaillot Paris

Tour Eiffel

Main monument of Paris, the Eiffel Tower has 325 meters high. It was built during the Universal Exhibition of 1889. It is accessible by elevator or stairs.
The Eiffel Tower is divided into three levels: on the first floor are the shops, on the second floor the famous gourmet restaurant Jules Verne (125 meters above ground) and finally, on the third floor, you can enjoy an exceptional 360 degree panorama view of Paris. Do not forget to take a walk through the Trocadero Gardens, located a few steps from the Eiffel Tower. At the center of this garden is the famous fountain of Warsaw offering an absolutely delightful water show with their water cannons. During summer evenings, it has a special lighting that was created to highlight the edges of the source. This garden can offer us a breathtaking view of the Eiffel Tower.

Palais de Tokyo

Built in 1937 because of the International Exhibition of “Art and Technology in Modern Life”, the Palais de Tokyo is located only 10 minutes away by walk from the hotel Palais de Chaillot. The building offers exhibitions, concerts and many other events. The Palais de Tokyo is the home of one of the largest European centers of creation and contemporary art.
For the little ones, the “Little Palais” organizes workshops and animations. You will also find the Museum of Modern Art of the City of Paris.

Jardin d’acclimatation

Created in 1860, this vast garden lets you enjoy landscaped spaces, cultural events and a theme park. This garden is ideal for a great family, in particular enjoying many attractions: an equestrian center, pony rides, mini golf, a boat trip on a five-kilometer course in the middle of unspoilt nature. You will also find in the garden a Louis Vuitton Foundation. It was opened on October 27 and there are exposed an exclusive contemporary art collections of the Foundation. You can enjoy panoramic views from the terraces of the building.

Musée de l’homme

After several years of renovation, the Musée de l’homme has reopened at the end of 2015. This incredible museum focuses on the history and the future of man. Gallery of Man, located in the heart of the museum with an area of 2500 square meters, highlights of the permanent collection. They are the richest in the world in anthropology and paleontology. It is possible to admire the remains of the ancient palace of 1878, including the canopy Davioud.

Arc de Triomphe, Champs Elysées

Located on Place de l’Etoile on the Champs Elysees Avenue, the Arc de Triomphe is considered the largest arch in the world. It was built in 1806 on Napoleon’s order to celebrate the victory of the Emperor at Austerlitz. Under the arch is the tomb of the Unknown Soldier, whose flame is rekindled every day at 18:30. You can find inside the Arc de Triomphe a museum tracing the history of the monument. It is possible to climb to the summit of the arc to enjoy a panoramic view of the capital, day and night.
The Champs-Elysées, dubbed “the most beautiful avenue in the world” is a must during a stay in Paris. It begins at the Place de la Concorde and ends at the Arc de Triomphe (2 km). All along this famous street, you will find restaurants, shopping, luxury brands but also great museums: the Grand and Petit Palais, or the Museum of Discovery. It also provides a framework for greater popular events (July 14 parade, Christmas illuminations, the tower arrival of France etc).

Théâtre National de Chaillot

This theater is one of five French national theaters and the first to carry a project built around and from the dance. The National Theatre of Chaillot is one of the most prestigious places of the capital. Indeed, it was in this theater that was signed in 1948 the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The theater is located close to the Place du Trocadero, offering day and night one of the most famous views in the world. In addition, it has a large collection of paintings, mural paintings and sculptures signed by major artists, including Paul Belmondo, Billotey Louis and many others.

Aquarium de Paris

Located in the Trocadero gardens, right in front of the Eiffel Tower, the Aquarium of Paris offers a moment of pure relaxation and escape. This one was built in 1867 under the name of the Trocadéro Aquarium, also it was the first aquarium in the world. With a route of 3,500 square meters, we can discover 43 tanks with 500 animal species and has about 10 000 specimens out of plants. Interactive animations are also available. It is possible to visit at night every Saturday.

Musée du Quai Branly

The Quai Branly museum exhibits 3,500 works of art from Africa, Asia, America and Oceania. This place is where are the most important non-Western arts. This one is located near the banks of the Seine, a few steps from the Eiffel Tower. The original architecture of this museum was designed by Jean Nouvel. With his wild garden, this museum is considered a particularly unique. The Quai Branly Museum is among the four largest museums in Paris.