|#1 of 30 Things To Do in Puteaux|
~0.61 miles from Puteaux city center
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City Centre La Defense (17th)
~0.63 miles from Puteaux city center
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~1.55 miles from Puteaux city center
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The Longchamp Racecourse (French: Hippodrome de Longchamp) is a 57 hectare horse-racing facility located on the Route des Tribunes in the Bois de Boulogne at Paris, France. Built on the banks of the Seine River, it is used for flat racing and is noted for its variety of interlaced tracks and a famous hill that provides a real challenge to competing thoroughbreds. It has several racetracks varying from 1,000 to 4,000 meters in length with 46 different starting posts. The course is home to more than half of the group one races held in France. The highlight of the calendar is the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe. Held on the first weekend in October, the prestigious event attracts the best horses from around the world.The first-ever race run at Longchamp was on Sunday, April 27, 1857 in front of a...
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Bois de Boulogne
~1.92 miles from Puteaux city center
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The Bois de Boulogne is a park located along the western edge of the 16th arrondissement of Paris, near the suburb of Boulogne-Billancourt.The Bois de Boulogne covers an area of 8.459 km² (3.266 sq. miles, or 2,090 acres), which is 0.05 times larger than Central Park in New York, and 3.3 times larger than Hyde Park in London.The northern part of the Bois de Boulogne is occupied by the Jardin d'Acclimatation, an amusement park with a ménagerie and other attractions.
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Paris Congress Expo
~2.14 miles from Puteaux city center
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~2.15 miles from Puteaux city center
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Musee Marmottan Claude Monet is nestled in on the east side of the Bois de Boulogne, by Ranelagh Park. Housed in a 19th century townhouse, you will find approximately 65 paintings by the great Impressionist. The piece of work which gave the art movement its name, Impression, Soleil Levant, is here, as well as paintings of Rouen Cathedral, Gare St. Lazare, scenes from Giverny, the London Houses of Parliament &, of course, water lilies. Not covered by the Museum Pass, closed Monday. Website: www.marmottan.com. A magnificent gem!
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Roland Garros Stadium (Stade de Roland Garros)
~2.49 miles from Puteaux city center
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The Stade de Roland Garros (French "Roland Garros Stadium") is a tennis venue located in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, France, and home to the French Open tennis tournament, a Grand Slam event played every year in May and June. The place is named after Roland Garros, a French fighter aircraft pilot during World War I, who, on 23 September 1913, became the first man to fly an airplane over the Mediterranean Sea.The grounds are home to twenty courts, including Court Philippe Chatrier and Court Suzanne Lenglen, and the Tenniseum, a museum of tennis.
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~2.62 miles from Puteaux city center
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The Passy Cemetery (Fr: Cimetière de Passy) is a famous cemetery located at 2, rue du Commandant Schlœsing in Passy, in the 16ème arrondissement of Paris, France.In the early 19th century, on the orders of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, all the cemeteries in Paris were replaced by several large new ones outside the precincts of the capital. The Montmartre Cemetery was built in the north, the Père Lachaise Cemetery in the east, and the Montparnasse Cemetery in the south. The Passy Cemetery was a later addition, but has its origins in the same edict.Opened in 1820 in the expensive residential and commercial districts of the Right Bank near the Champs-Élysées, by 1874 the small Passy Cemetery had become the aristocratic necropolis of Paris. It is the only cemetery in Paris to have a h...
|#9 of 30 Things To Do in Puteaux|
~2.63 miles from Puteaux city center
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The Trocadéro, site of the Palais de Chaillot, is an area of Paris, France, in the 16th arrondissement, across the Seine from the Eiffel Tower. The hill of the Trocadéro is the hill of Chaillot, a former village.Trocadero is an island inside the Bay of Cadiz, in the South of Spain, bordering the Spanish mainland. Nowadays, it is connected to Cadiz by the bridge that goes across the bay. Originally, the name trocadero refers to an emporium or place of trade.In the Battle of Trocadero, the fortified position was captured by French forces led by the Duc d'Angoulême, son of the future king, Charles X, on August 31, 1823. France had intervened on behalf of King Ferdinand VII of Spain, whose rule was contested by a liberal rebellion.Today the square is officially named Place du Trocadéro...
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Arc de Triomphe (8th)
~2.65 miles from Puteaux city center
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Musee de l'Homme
~2.69 miles from Puteaux city center
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The Musée de l'Homme (French, "Museum of Man") was created in 1937 by Paul Rivet for the 1937 Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne. It is the descendant of the Musée d'Ethnographie du Trocadéro, founded in 1878. The Musée de l'Homme is a research center under the authority of various ministries, and it groups several entities from the CNRS. The Musée de l'Homme is one of the seven departments of the Muséum national d'histoire naturelle.The Musée de l'Homme occupies most of the Passy wing of the Palais de Chaillot in the 16th arrondissement. Part of its exhibition will eventually be transferred to the Quai Branly museum.Due to renovation, the museum will be closed from the end of March 2009 until 2012. The total amount of money appropriated for the renova...
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Palais de Chaillot
~2.70 miles from Puteaux city center
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For the Exposition Internationale of 1937, the old Palais du Trocadéro was demolished and replaced by the Palais de Chaillot which now tops the hill. It was designed in classicizing "moderne" style by architects Louis-Hippolyte Boileau, Jacques Carlu and Léon Azéma. Like the old palais, the palais de Chaillot features two wings shaped to form a wide arc: indeed, these wings were built on the foundations of those of the former building. However, unlike the old palais, the wings are independent buildings and there is no central element to connect them: instead, a wide esplanade leaves an open view from the place du Trocadéro to the Eiffel Tower and beyond.The buildings are decorated with quotations by Paul Valéry, and they now house a number of museums:the Musée national de la Marine (na...
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~2.96 miles from Puteaux city center
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50 triumphant years and still the latest thing!Can the Lido de Paris still be described as a "cabaret" ? To ensure perfect visibility for everyone in the audience, the 1150-seat panoramic theater has been designed without columns. A single 45-meter prestressed concrete beam provides the necessary long-bearing support. A giant elevator allows the orchestra section, where 300 guests dine, to sink 80 centimeters into the floor to further improve visibility. And yet, despite all its feats of technology and international status, the Lido still retains its soul - a uniquely Parisian spirit of refinement which carries its great tradition with panache. Your desire for enchantment is fulfilled 365 days a year at the Lido de Paris.
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~2.98 miles from Puteaux city center
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Asnieres sur Seine
~2.98 miles from Puteaux city center
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Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
~2.99 miles from Puteaux city center
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Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris is an art museum in Paris dedicated to the arts of the 20th century (48°51'50?N 2°17'50?E). It is located at 11 Avenue du Président Wilson in the 16th district of Paris.It is located in the Palais de Tokyo constructed for the International Exhibition of Arts and Technology of 1937, the museum was inaugurated in 1961. The museum collections include over 8000 works illustrating various trends of the art of the twentieth century. Exhibitions on the major movements and artists highlights from the European scene of the twentieth century but also monographic and thematic exhibitions present the main trends of today's art.The museum collections include, among others, works by Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Raoul Dufy, Maurice de Vlaminck, Georges Ro...
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~3.02 miles from Puteaux city center
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The pont Mirabeau was built between 1895 and 1897. It was listed a historical monument in 1975.The bridge spans the Seine from the 15th arrondissement (left bank), to the 16th arrondissement. It links rue de la Convention and place Mirabeau, on the left bank, to rue de Rémusat. On the left side, upstream, is the gare de Javel of the RER, line C. The bridge is served by the Paris Metro stations Mirabeau and Javel - André Citroën.The decision to create a new bridge to the right of the junction created by avenue de Versailles and rue Mirabeau, was taken by the French President Sadi Carnot on 12 January 1893. The bridge was designed by the engineer Paul Rabel, responsible for the bridges of Paris, assisted by the engineers Jean Résal and Amédée d'Alby, and built by Daydé & Pillé.
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~3.02 miles from Puteaux city center
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Pont d'Iéna is a bridge spanning the River Seine in Paris. It links the Eiffel Tower on the Left Bank to the district of Trocadéro on the Right Bank.In 1807, Napoléon I ordered, by an imperial decree issued in Warsaw, the construction of a bridge overlooking the Military School, and named the bridge after his victory in 1806 at the Battle of Jena, disregarding names considered previously: pont du Champ-de-Mars and pont de l'École militaire.The structure was designed with five arches, each with an arc length of 28 m, and four intermediate piers. The initial construction, the cost of which was enormous at the time, was fully financed by the State and spanned six years from 1808 to 1814.The tympana along the sides of the bridge had been originally decorated with imperial eagles conc...
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Parc des Princes
~3.04 miles from Puteaux city center
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The Parc des Princes is a stadium located in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, France, currently the home of football team Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), with a seating capacity of 48,712. Originally a velodrome, it was the finish of the Tour de France from the first event in 1903 until the track's demolition in the late 1960s. It was also previously the national stadium until the Stade de France was built for the 1998 FIFA World Cup. The Parc des Princes stadium and grounds are owned by the City of Paris. The name Parc des Princes ("Princes' Park") was given to the surrounding area during the 18th century, when it was a forest used by the royal family for hunting.The stadium is served by two stations on the Paris Métro: Porte de Saint-Cloud and Porte d'Auteuil.Officially opened on 4 June ...
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Pont de Bir Hakeim
~3.05 miles from Puteaux city center
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The pont de Bir-Hakeim, formerly the pont de Passy, is a bridge that crosses the Seine River in Paris, France. It connects the city's 15th and 16th arrondissements, and passes through the île des Cygnes.The bridge, made of steel, is the second to have stood at the site. It was constructed between 1903 and 1905, replacing an earlier bridge that had been erected in 1878. An arch bridge, it is 237 meters (777 ft) long and 24.7 meters (81 ft) wide.The bridge has two levels: one for motor vehicles and pedestrians, and a viaduct above, through which passes Line 6 of the Paris Métro. The railway viaduct is supported by metal colonnades, except where it passes over the île des Cygnes, where it rests on a masonry arch. Many commemorative plates decorate the viaduct bridge, including several ded...
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Arc de Triomphe (17)
~3.06 miles from Puteaux city center
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Eiffel Tower (7th)
~3.15 miles from Puteaux city center
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The Eiffel Tower (French: Tour Eiffel, [tu? ?f?l]) is a 19th century iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris that has become both a global icon of France and one of the most recognizable structures in the world. The Eiffel Tower, which is the tallest building in Paris, is the single most visited paid monument in the world; millions of people ascend it every year. Named after its designer, engineer Gustave Eiffel, the tower was built as the entrance arch for the 1889 World's Fair.The tower stands at 324 m (1,063 ft) tall, about the same height as an 81-story building. It was the tallest structure in the world from its completion until 1930, when it was eclipsed by the Chrysler Building in New York City. Not including broadcast antennas, it is the second-tallest structure ...
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Champs de Mars
~3.17 miles from Puteaux city center
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The Champ de Mars (French pronunciation: [??~ d? ma?s]) is a large public green-space in Paris, France, located in the 7th arrondissement, between the Eiffel Tower to the northwest and the École Militaire to the southeast. The park is named after the Campus Martius of Rome. Champ de Mars means "Field of Mars", after Mars the god of war. It was named for its original use of military drills. It was the site of Expositions Universelles in 1867, 1878 and 1889.The nearest Métro stations are Champ de Mars - Tour Eiffel and École Militaire.
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~3.24 miles from Puteaux city center
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a during the Crimean War, in which the Franco-British alliance achieved victory over the Russian army on September 20, 1854.The initial construction of the bridge took place between 1854 and 1856. It was inaugurated by Napoleon III on 2 April 1856. At the time, each of the four piers of the bridge was decorated with a statue of military nature: a zouave and a grenadier, by Georges Diébolt, and a skirmisher and an artilleryman, both sculpted by Arnaud.
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~3.25 miles from Puteaux city center
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Parc Monceau (French pronunciation: [pa?k m?~so]) is a semi-public park situated in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, France, at the junction of Boulevard de Courcelles, Rue de Prony and Rue Georges Berger. At the main entrance is a rotunda.The park was established by Phillippe d'Orléans, Duke of Chartres, a cousin of the king. He started buying land on which to establish the garden in 1769, and employed Louis Carrogis Carmontelle to design the gardens. He was a close friend of the Prince of Wales, later George IV, and a lover of all things English. As a result, his aim was to create an informal English-style garden in the middle of Paris. By 1778, through successive purchases, the garden had grown to 12 hectares. It became known as the Folie de Chartres.In 1793, during the French Rev...
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Champs Elysees (8th)
~3.27 miles from Puteaux city center
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The Avenue des Champs-Élysées (French pronunciation: [??~zeli'ze] ( listen)) is a prestigious avenue in Paris, France. With its cinemas, cafés, luxury specialty shops and clipped chestnut trees, the Avenue des Champs-Élysées is one of the most famous streets in the world, and with rents as high as USD1.5 million per 1,000 square feet (92.9 square metres) of space, it remains the most expensive strip of real estate in Europe. The name is French for Elysian Fields, the place of the blessed dead in Greek mythology.The Avenue des Champs-Élysées is known in France as La plus belle avenue du monde ("The most beautiful avenue in the world"). The arrival of global chain stores in recent years has slightly changed its character, and in a first effort to stem these changes, the City of Paris (whi...
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Paris Sewer Museum
~3.30 miles from Puteaux city center
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Le Musée des Égouts de Paris, or the Paris Sewer Museum, is dedicated to the sewer system of Paris. The entrance is near the Pont de l'Alma. (coordinates: 48°51'45.4?N 2°18'9.1?E).
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~3.56 miles from Puteaux city center
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The Grand Palais ("Big Palace") is a large glass exhibition hall that was built for the Paris Exhibition of 1900. It is located in the 8e arrondissement of Paris, France.Built at the same time as the Petit Palais and the Pont Alexandre III, four architects were involved: the main facade was the work of Henri Deglane, the opposite side the work of Albert-Félix-Théophile Thomas, the interior and the other two ends given to Albert Louvet, with the entire job supervised by Charles Girault. (All four had been winners of the Prix de Rome for architecture.) The building facade is a prototypical example of Beaux-Arts architecture, and the main roof is an expanse of steel and glass.All of the exterior of this massive palace combines an imposing Classical stone façade with a riot of Art Nouveau ...
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Pont des Invalides
~3.61 miles from Puteaux city center
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The Pont des Invalides is the lowest bridge traversing the Seine in Paris.The story of this bridge started in 1821, when engineer Claude Navier conceived a technologically revolutionary bridge that crossed the Seine in one single reach without any point of support in between. The proposed suspension bridge, the construction of which started in 1824, was meant to be erected opposite to the Hotel des Invalides on the site of the current Pont Alexandre III. Due to cracks in some parts of the bridge and gradual settling, the project was abandoned before the bridge even made it into service.In response to complaints from the defenders of the Invalides perspective, the Public Services decided to shift the bridge site upriver. Therefore, in 1829, two engineers, de Verges and Bayard de la Vi...
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Pont d'Alexandre III
~3.71 miles from Puteaux city center
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Pont Alexandre III is an arch bridge that spans the Seine, connecting the Champs-Élysées quarter and the Invalides and Eiffel Tower quarter, widely regarded as the most ornate, extravagant bridge in Paris,The bridge, with its exuberant Art Nouveau lamps, cherubs, nymphs and winged horses at either end, was built between 1896 and 1900. It is named after Tsar Alexander III, who had concluded the Franco-Russian Alliance in 1892. His son Nicholas II laid the foundation stone in October 1896. The style of the bridge reflects that of the Grand Palais, to which it leads on the right bank.The construction of the bridge is a marvel of 19th century engineering, consisting of a six-metre high single span steel arch. The design, by the architects Joseph Cassien-Bernard and Gaston Cousin, was subje...