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Paris méconnu unveils the hidden, secret
and unusual places of the French capital invites you to discover a selection of spots representative of a hidden and little-known side to Paris. This website goes beyond the traditional touristic aspect of the city and the guidebooks which usually concentrate on the typical and well-known tourist sites. The aim is rather to reveal another facet of Paris, that of its more secret, picturesque or unusual places !
TO DISCOVER reveals, for example :
Jardin Saint-Aignan, Maison du Brésil, ..
Jardin Saint-Aignan
Jardin Saint-Aignan, a park tucked away at the end of a cul-de-sac, is a 4000 m² haven of greenery in the heart of Paris.
Maison du Brésil, designed by Lucio Costa and Le Corbusier, is acknowledged as a part of modern architectural heritage.
Maison du Brésil
Le Temps des cerises
Le Temps des cerises, a friendly and welcoming bistro in the setting of a small 18th century house.
Upcoming events of Paris méconnu
exposition Métro...Ticket pour une expo
The exhibition "Métro...Ticket pour une expo" takes you backstage of the Paris Metro, where you can explore the heart of the system, the wide range of trains and the challenges of the network. Every day, five million people take the metro !
The exhibition "Paris Sur Seine : des anciens quais à Paris Plages" highlights the privileged relationship between the Parisians and the Seine, and reveals various facets of the river and its banks from the 18th century right up to today. Free exhibition.
exposition Paris Sur Seine : des anciens quais à Paris Plages
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Atrium of Jussieu
This building, containing an immense indoor atrium, obtained an Equerre d'Argent special mention in 2006.
Galerie Colbert
Opened in 1827 and entirely restored in 1985, this superb gallery is listed as an historic monument.