Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an estimated population of 2,175,601 residents as of 2018, in an area of more than 105 square kilometres (41 square miles). Since the 17th century, Paris has been one of Europe’s major centres of finance, diplomacy, commerce, fashion, science and arts. The City of Paris is the centre and seat of government of the Île-de-France, or Paris Region, which has […]

The Covered Passage of Paris are an early form of shopping arcade built in Paris, France primarily during the first half of the 19th century. Only a couple of dozen passages remain in the 21st century, all on the Right Bank. The common characteristics of the covered passages are that they are: pedestrianised; glass-ceilings; artificially illuminated at night (initially with gas lamps); privately […]

The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris, commonly known as Sacré-Cœur Basilica and often simply Sacré-Cœur, is a Roman Catholic church and minor basilica in Paris, France, dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Sacré-Cœur Basilica is located at the summit of the butte Montmartre, the highest point in the city. It is a popular landmark, and the second-most visited monument in Paris. The basilica was designed by Paul Abadie.  […]

The Bois de Vincennes located on the eastern edge of Paris, is the largest public park in the city. It was created between 1855 and 1866 by Emperor Napoleon III. The park is next to the Château de Vincennes, a former residence of the Kings of France. It contains an English landscape garden with four lakes; a zoo; an arboretum; a botanical garden; a hippodrome or […]

The Avenue des Champs-Élysées is an avenue in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, France, 1.9 kilometres (1.2 mi) long and 70 metres (230 ft) wide, running between the Place de la Concorde and the Place Charles de Gaulle, where the Arc de Triomphe is located. It is known for its theatres, cafés, and luxury shops, for the annual Bastille Day military parade, and as the finish […]

On the right of the Octagonal pond, another pavilion, erected in 1860, was designed to house the halls of the jeu de paume, the ancestor of tennis. This building has the same dimensions as the Orangerie, its counterpart. From the 1900s, the building became a place for exhibiting paintings from foreign schools, then the Impressionists and […]

The Hospitals of Saint-Maurice include: a post-treatment and adult rehabilitation center focused on specialized rehabilitation (rheumatology, neurology, trauma-orthopedics, geriatrics) – a post-treatment and rehabilitation center for children comprising three services for children requiring special treatment. rehabilitation or assessment, in the context of acquired or congenital neurological conditions, or orthopedic conditions. This pole also includes a follow-up […]

The Clinique du Mont-Louis is a medico-surgical establishment. It is a conventioned and approved establishment with a capacity of: – 118 surgical beds; – 21 full hospital beds including 10 continuous surveillance care beds; – 20 outpatient surgery places; – More than a hundred doctors / surgeons work in our surgical clinic where more than […]

Private multidisciplinary sleep center since 2004. It has an adult and child respiratory center and an adult and child neuro-cognitive center. Night and day consultations and explorations are practiced. Otorhinolaryngology Psychiatry Pulmonology Clinical psychologist General practitioner Anatomo-cyto-pathology

The Catacombs of 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 consolidate Paris’ ancient stone quarries. Extending south from the Barrière d’Enfer (“Gate of Hell”) former city gate, this ossuary was created as part of the effort to eliminate the city’s overflowing cemeteries. Preparation work […]

The Palace of Versailles was the principal royal residence of France from 1682, under Louis XIV, until the start of the French Revolution in 1789, under Louis XVI. It is located in the department of Yvelines, in the region of Île-de-France, about 20 kilometres (12 miles) southwest of the centre of Paris. The palace is now a historical monument and UNESCO World Heritage site, notable especially for the ceremonial […]

The Eiffel Tower is a wrought-iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France. It is named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower. Locally nicknamed “La dame de fer” (French for “Iron Lady”), it was constructed from 1887 to 1889 as the entrance to the 1889 World’s Fair and was initially criticised by some of France’s […]