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The Cartier Foundation is a museum of contemporary art.
The Cartier Foundation is a museum of contemporary art. It was founded in 1984 by the well known jewel and watch manufacturer Cartier. In 1994 it moved to the new building erected on plans of the architect Jean Nouvel.
261 Boulevard Raspail, 75014 Paris, France
+33 1 42 18 56 50
This is a bronze replica in smaller scale of a monument created by Bartholdi, the sculptor of the Statue of Liberty in New York, in order to commemorate Denfert-Rochereau, who defended the city of Paris in the 1870/71 war
The burial place of existentialist philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre, feminist Simone de Beauvoir (both of whom lived nearby), musician Serge Gainsbourg, artist Man Ray, the poets Charles Baudelaire, Guy de Maupassant, Charles Sainte-Beuve and Marguerite Duras, the founders of the Theatre of the Absurd Samuel Becket and Eugene Ionesco, the sculptors Constantin Brancusi and Ossip Zadkine, the composers Camille de Saint-Saens and César Franck, the actresses Maria Montez and Jean Seberg, the French officer Alfred Dreyfus, the founder of the Larousse encyclopedia Pierre Larousse, the constructor André Citroen and many others
The Left Bank is the area to the south of the Seine River, comprising the arrondissements of Panthéon, Luxembourg, Palais-Bourbon, Gobelins, and Vaugirard
The Jardin du Luxembourg is a formal French garden with lush lawns, tree-lined promenades, terraces, chestnut groves, and ponds over an area of 23 hectares
If the queues at the Eiffel Tower are too much for you, then the Montparnasse Tower is just the place you are looking for
A richly decorated palace built for Marie de Medici in the early 17th century, currently the French Senate
Nestled in the centre of the Parc Bercy is a lovely, and truly peaceful, garden with several waterworks and other high-quality landscape-art pieces
The oldest church in Paris, founded in the year 542 by King Childebert