Secrets of Paris
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

A town like Paris hides a lot of mysteries that could only be discovered by curious eyes. If you have enough patience and observational spirit, little moments of poetry and magic will suddenly appear in front of your eyes. Secrets and interesting histories are hidden all over Paris, from the depth catacombs to the 56 floor of the Montparnasse Tower from where you could grasp at a glance the whole city.
Throw away your classical guide of Paris and be ready to discover the original aspects of this city: the top of the "Grande Arche de la Défense" and its panoramic view; the mysterious atmosphere of the Pere Lachaise cemetery where Molière, Balzac, Oscar Wilde, Chopin and Jim Morrison lie; the street art in all its forms.
CATACOMBS
The origins of the Catacombs of Paris (that should be called "municipal ossuary") date back to the XVIII century. The Catacombs are handled by the Carnavalet museum...read more





PERE-LACHAISE CEMETERY
The Père Lachaise cemetery, first among the civil cemeteries of Paris, is also the biggest cemetery of the city and one of the most famous in the world. It is situated in the XX arrondissement...read more

THE GREAT MOSQUE
The Islamic Institute of the Great Mosque occupies a big surface situated in the earth of the Latin Quarter. This is a real crossroads of religious and cultural exchanges at a walking distance...read more





THE OBSERVATORY OF PARIS
The Observatory of Paris has been built between 1670 and 1672 on the initiative of Colbert and Louis XIV.
The four sides of the building are oriented towards the four cardinal points
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THE 56° FLOOR OF THE MONTPARNASSE TOWER
The Montparnasse Tower is 210 meters highs and it has 59 floors. In just 38 seconds, the Europe's fastest elevator will take you to a height of 210 meters, where the most beautiful view of Paris ...read more





THE DA VINCI CODE
Symbol lovers, enigma and anagrams solvers, cryptology fans, will follow Robert Langdon and Sophie Neveu, the protagonists of The Da Vinci Code, along a mysterious path through Paris...read more

TROMPE L'OEIL
Walking in the streets of Paris, it could happen to admire wonderful artistic creations like the trompe l'oeil that plays with perspective and shadows deceiving the eye...read more





ORIGINAL AND UNUSUAL PICTURES
A walk in the streets of Paris is the occasion to discover original street creations. Open your eyes and enjoy the crazy imagination of the ville lumière. Some of the craziest pictures...read more

ANIMALS OF PARIS
Prick up your ears while you are walking in the streets of Paris: you will hear bellows, roars, neighs and all the animal cries. Let you guide by these animals that populate the buildings...read more











 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

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