Isla de Francia - tourist attractions (page 4)

markerA Parc Montsouris Parc Montsouris is a public park situated in the 14th arrondissement of Paris, on the left bank of the River Seine. It covers an area of fifteen hectares, and, similarily to Parc Monceau, it is modelled on the English gardens. The construction of the park was commissioned by Napoleon III and Baron H... Parc Montsouris - photo
markerB Jardin des Plantes The Jardin des Plantes, located on the left bank of the river Seine in the 5th arrondissement of Paris, is the most important botanical garden in France. It covers an area of 28 hectares and belongs to the Muséum national d'histoire naturelle. The garden contains four galleries of the museum: the Gr... Jardin des Plantes - photo
markerC Montmartre Cemetery The Montmartre cemetery, opened in 1795, is the second largest cemetery in Paris. It is located in the northern part of Paris in the hollow of an old quarry which has an entrance on Avenue Rachel below Rue Caulaincourt. It occupies an area of almost 11 hectares and is shaded by approximately 750 tre... Montmartre Cemetery - photo
markerD Tuileries Garden The Tuileries Garden is the oldest and the largest public park in Paris, located in the 1st arrondissement, between the Place de la Concorde and the Louvre Museum. The garden was created by Catherine de Medicis in 1564 as part of the Tuileries Palace. It was designed in the Italian style to remind t... Tuileries Garden - photo
markerE La Madeleine church L'église de la Madeleine, popularly known as La Madeleine, is a Roman Catholic church located at the Place de la Madeleine, north of the Place de la Concorde, in the 8th arrondissement of Paris. The construction of the church started in 1764 and was led by the architect Pierre Constant d'Ivry wh... La Madeleine church - photo
markerF Conciergerie La Conciergerie is a building located on the west side of the Île de la Cité in central Paris, close to the Cathedral of Notre-Dame, which in the past functioned as a royal palace and also as a prison. It belongs to the large complex of buildings known as the Palais de Justice which houses various c... Conciergerie - photo
markerG Villa Savoye Villa Savoye is a modernist villa in Poissy, in the outskirts of Paris, France. It was designed by Swiss architects Le Corbusier and his cousin, Pierre Jeanneret, and built between 1928 and 1931 using reinforced concrete. A manifesto of Le Corbusier's "five points"of new architecture, the villa is ... Villa Savoye - photo
markerH Basilica of St Denis The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis (Cathédrale royale de Saint-Denis, or simply Basilique Saint-Denis, previously the Abbaye de Saint-Denis) is a large medieval abbey church in the commune of Saint-Denis, now a northern suburb of Paris. The abbey church was created a cathedral in 1966 and is the ... Basilica of St Denis - photo
markerI Theatre des Abbesses Theatre des Abbesses - photo
markerJ Place Pigalle The Place Pigalle is a public square located in the 9th arrondissement of Paris, between the Boulevard de Clichy and the Boulevard de Rochechouart, near Sacré-Cœur, at the foot of the Montmartre hill. The place takes its name from the sculptor, Jean-Baptiste Pigalle (1714–1785), and it is the best-k... Place Pigalle - photo

Isla de Francia - Tourist attractions

The oldest constructions