|#1 of 30 Things To Do in Morangis|
~5.56 miles from Morangis city center
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The École Polytechnique is a state-supported institution of higher education and research, founded in 1794. It is the most prestigious of the engineering Grandes Écoles in France, and trains the scientific, industrial and economic elite of the nation.Exceptional scientists, many of whose names are now attached to fundamental laws and concepts, have walked its halls as students or professors over the last two centuries.
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City Centre Evry
~6.82 miles from Morangis city center
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|#3 of 30 Things To Do in Morangis|
~8.55 miles from Morangis city center
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Parc Montsouris is a public city park of Paris, in the 14th arrondissement, in Rive Gauche (the southern portion of the city proper). The park is 15 hectares in area and is designed in the style of an English garden, which was popular at the end of the 19th century. The park was created by Napoleon III and Baron Haussmann as part of a plan to add green areas to Paris.The park is bounded to the south by the "Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris" (CIUP), to the north and east by relatively affluent residential flats, and to the west by the residential corridor surrounding the avenue Générale Leclerc.The water reservoir in the northeast portion of the park now covers a historical entrance to the Paris catacombs, which were primarily excavated as a quarry for building stones,
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Montparnasse (Denfert Rochereau) (14)
~8.95 miles from Morangis city center
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Montparnasse is an area of Paris, France, on the left bank of the river Seine, centred on the intersection of the Boulevard du Montparnasse and the Rue de Rennes.[between the Rue de Rennes and boulevard Raspail] Montparnasse was absorbed into the capital's [6th and] [[14th arrondissement[s] of Paris|14th arrondissement]] in 1860.The area also gives its name to:Gare Montparnasse – trains to Brittany, TGV to Rennes, Tours, Bordeaux, Le Mans; rebuilt as a modern TGV station;The large Montparnasse – Bienvenüe métro station;Cimetière du Montparnasse – the Montparnasse Cemetery, where Charles Baudelaire, Constantin Brâncusi, Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Samuel Beckett, and Susan Sontag are buriedTour Montparnasse, a lone skyscraper.The Pasteur Institute is located in the a...
|#5 of 30 Things To Do in Morangis|
Place d'Italie (13)
~9.12 miles from Morangis city center
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Italie 13 (or Italie XIII) is the name of a large urbanism project in Paris which started in the 1960s and was interrupted in the 1970s. Its purpose was to profoundly modify the structure of some areas of the 13th arrondissement, mainly around the Avenue d'Italie which inspired its name. The partially completed project led to the creation of numerous towers in the south of the arrondissement, notably Les Olympiades.
|#6 of 30 Things To Do in Morangis|
~9.25 miles from Morangis city center
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The Catacombs of Paris or Catacombes de Paris are a famous underground ossuary in Paris, France. Located south of the city's former "Barrière d'Enfer" city gate (at today's Denfert-Rochereau), the ossuary fills a renovated section of caverns and tunnels that are the remains of Paris' stone mines. Opened in the late 18th century, the underground cemetery became a tourist attraction on a small scale from the early 19th century, and has been open to the public on a regular basis from 1867. Following an incident of vandalism, they were closed to the public in September of 2009 and reopened 19 December of the same year.The official name for the catacombs is l'Ossuaire Municipal. Although this cemetery covers only a small section of underground tunnels comprising "les carrières de Paris" ("the...
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Paris Versailles Expo (15th)
~9.37 miles from Morangis city center
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|#8 of 30 Things To Do in Morangis|
Paris Heliport (JDP)
~9.55 miles from Morangis city center
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|#9 of 30 Things To Do in Morangis|
~9.58 miles from Morangis city center
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Montparnasse Cemetery (French: Cimetière du Montparnasse) is a famous cemetery in the Montparnasse quarter of Paris, part of the city's 14th arrondissement.Created from three farms in 1824, the cemetery at Montparnasse was originally known as Le Cimetière du Sud. Cemeteries had been banned from Paris since the closure, owing to health concerns, of the Cimetière des Innocents in 1786. Several new cemeteries outside the precincts of the capital replaced all the internal Parisian ones in the early 19th century: Montmartre Cemetery in the north, Père Lachaise Cemetery in the east, and Montparnasse Cemetery in the south. At the heart of the city, and today sitting in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower, is Passy Cemetery.Montparnasse Cemetery is the eternal home of many of France's intellectual ...
|#10 of 30 Things To Do in Morangis|
~9.64 miles from Morangis city center
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Bobino at 20 Rue de la Gaîté, in the Montparnasse area of Paris (14th arrondissement), France, is a music hall theatre that has seen most of the biggest names of 20th century French music perform there.Bobino began as a dance hall in 1800, became a theatre in 1873, and was converted back to a music hall in 1926. After 183 years, Bobino closed its doors in 1983, but reopened in 1991.Bobino was one of the most popular entertainment spots in France during the 1920s and 1930s. On April 8, 1975 Josephine Baker, the African American superstar of France who had appeared at Bobino beginning in the 1920s, gave her last performance there at the age of 68.In 2007, Gerard Louvin and Stéphane Cherki turned Bobino into a cabaret named called Bobin'o.
|#11 of 30 Things To Do in Morangis|
~9.77 miles from Morangis city center
Hotels Close to Gare Montparnasse
The Gare Montparnasse is one of the six large terminus train stations of Paris, located in the Montparnasse area, in the XIVe arrondissement. The station was opened in 1840, and rebuilt completely in 1969. A steam train crashed through the station in 1895; there is a well-known photograph of the event, and full scale reproductions outside a museum chain in South America.The station is used for the intercity TGV trains to destinations in the west and south-west of France including Tours, Bordeaux, Rennes and Nantes. Additionally, it is served by several suburban and regional services on the Transilien Paris – Montparnasse routes. There is also a metro station, and a high-speed moving walkway
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Ecole Normale Superieure
~9.81 miles from Morangis city center
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The École Normale Supérieure (also known as Normale Sup’, Normale, ENS) is a French grande école (higher education establishment outside the mainstream framework of the public universities system). The ENS was initially conceived during the Revolution, and intended to provide the Republic with a new body of teachers, trained in the critical spirit and secular values of the Enlightenment. It has since developed into an elite institution which does not offer degrees as such, but become the platform for France's brightest young people to pursue high-level careers in government and academia.Its alumni have provided France with scores of philosophers, writers, scientists, statesmen and even churchmen. Among them are 12 laureates of the Nobel Prize and 9 recipients of the Fields medal.For a ...
|#13 of 30 Things To Do in Morangis|
~9.83 miles from Morangis city center
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Tour Maine-Montparnasse (Maine-Montparnasse Tower), also commonly named Tour Montparnasse, is a 210-metre (689 ft) tall office skyscraper located in Paris, France, in the area of Montparnasse. Constructed from 1969 to 1972, it is the tallest skyscraper in France and the ninth tallest building in the European Union. In the future, it may be surpassed in height by the Tour AXA (231 metres / 758 feet), and later by Tour Phare, Tour Signal and Tour Generali (approximately 300 metres / 980 feet).
|#14 of 30 Things To Do in Morangis|
Grande Galerie d'Evolution
~9.86 miles from Morangis city center
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Montparnasse (train) (15)
~9.92 miles from Morangis city center
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The Gare Montparnasse is one of the six large terminus train stations of Paris, located in the Montparnasse area, in the XIVe arrondissement. The station was opened in 1840, and rebuilt completely in 1969. A steam train crashed through the station in 1895; there is a well-known photograph of the event, and full scale reproductions outside a museum chain in South America.The station is used for the intercity TGV trains to destinations in the west and south-west of France including Tours, Bordeaux, Rennes and Nantes. Additionally, it is served by several suburban and regional services on the Transilien Paris – Montparnasse routes. There is also a metro station, and a high-speed moving walkway.
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Galieries de Paleontologie et d'Anatomie Comparee
~9.99 miles from Morangis city center
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Bois de Vincennes
~9.99 miles from Morangis city center
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The Bois de Vincennes is a park in the English landscape manner to the east of Paris. The park is named after the nearby town of Vincennes.The Bois de Vincennes, like the Bois de Boulogne, is often not thought to be part of Paris proper, as it consists only of unpopulated public land. However, for administrative purposes, it is part of the 12th arrondissement of Paris.It has an area of 9.947 km² (3.841 sq. miles, or 2,458 acres), which is almost 0.5 times larger than Central Park in New York, and four times larger than Hyde Park in London.
|#18 of 30 Things To Do in Morangis|
~10.00 miles from Morangis city center
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The column surmounted by the gilded "Spirit of Liberty" on place de la Bastille was erected to commemorate not the surrender of the prison – whose only visible remains have been transported to square Henri-Galli at the end of boulevard Henri-IV – in 1789, but the July Revolution of 1830, that replaced the autocratic Charles X with the "Citizen King" Louis-Philippe. When Louis-Philippe fled in the more significant 1848 Revolution, his throne was burnt beside the column and a new inscription added. Four months later, the workers again took to the streets. All of eastern Paris was barricaded, with the fiercest fighting on rue du Faubourg-St-Antoine, until the rebellion was quelled with the usual massacres and deportation of survivors. However, it is the events of July 14, 1789, symbol of the ...
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Menagarie des Jardin des Plantes
~10.02 miles from Morangis city center
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The Ménagerie du Jardin des Plantes is a zoo in Paris, France, belonging to the botanical garden Jardin des Plantes. It is the first and thus the oldest civil zoological garden in the world.The Zoo is located directly by the Seine in the centre of Paris. It takes up about one third of the Jardin des Plantes.In the beginning the term Jardin des Plantes referred only to a botanical garden of 58 acres, created and built by the royal physicians Jean Herouard and Guy de La Rousse. It therefore became known as the royal herb garden. Created in 1626 and opened for the public in 1635, it is the oldest part of the national research and educational institute for science, the Muséum national d'histoire naturelle, which was founded in 1793.
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Luxembourg Garden (6th) (Jardin du Luxembourg)
~10.10 miles from Morangis city center
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The Jardin du Luxembourg is the largest public park (224,500 m² (22.5 hectares) located in the 6th arrondissement of Paris, France. Luxembourg is the garden of the French Senate, which is itself housed in the Luxembourg Palace.The garden is largely devoted to a green parterre of gravel and lawn populated with statues and centred on a large octagonal basin of water, with a central jet of water; in it children sail model boats. The garden is famed for its calm atmosphere. Surrounding the bassin on the raised balustraded terraces are a series of statues of former French queens, saints and copies after the Antique. In the southwest corner, there is an orchard of apple and pear trees and the théâtre des marionnettes (puppet theatre). The gardens include a large fenced-in playground for youn...
|#21 of 30 Things To Do in Morangis|
~10.12 miles from Morangis city center
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The Panthéon (Latin: Pantheon, from Greek Pantheon, meaning "Every god") is a building in the Latin Quarter in Paris, containing the remains of distinguished French citizens.In 1744, King Louis XV of France suffered from a serious illness and vowed to replace the old church of the Abbey of St Genevieve if he recovered. He did recover, and entrusted Abel-François Poisson, marquis de Marigny with the fulfillment of his vow. In 1755, Marigny commissioned Jacques-Germain Soufflot to design the church, with construction beginning two years later. Due to the economic problems in France at this time, work proceeded slowly. In 1780, Soufflot died and was replaced by his student, Jean-Baptiste Rondelet. The remodeled Abbey of St. Genevieve was finally completed in 1790, but during the early st...
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Gare de Lyon
~10.15 miles from Morangis city center
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The Gare de Lyon is one of the six large railway termini in Paris, France. It is named after the city of Lyon, a stop for many long-distance trains departing here, most en route to the south of France. In general the station's SNCF services run to the south and east of France. The station also hosts regional trains and the RER. It is served by the Gare de Lyon metro station.The station was built for the World Exposition of 1900. On multiple levels, it is considered a classic example of the architecture of its time. Most notable is the large clock tower atop one corner of the station, similar in style to the clock tower of the United Kingdom Houses of Parliament, home to Big Ben.The station houses the Le Train Bleu restaurant, which has served drinks and meals to travellers and other gu...
|#23 of 30 Things To Do in Morangis|
~10.16 miles from Morangis city center
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The Pont d'Austerlitz is a bridge which crosses the Seine in Paris, France.The bridge links the 12th arrondissement at the rue Ledru-Rollin, to the 5th and 13th arrondissements, at the Jardin des Plantes.The construction of the bridge came from a necessity to link the Faubourg Saint-Antoine on the right bank to the Jardin des Plantes on the left bank. At the beginning of the 19th century the first bridge was constructed. In 1801, the engineer Becquey de Beaupré proposed a five-arched bridge. In 1854, the bridge was judged dangerous and the width was increased to 18 meters (59 feet) and finally to 30 meters (98 feet).
|#24 of 30 Things To Do in Morangis|
~10.20 miles from Morangis city center
Hotels Close to Luxembourg Palace
The Palais du Luxembourg in the VIe arrondissement of Paris, north of the Jardin du Luxembourg, is the seat of French Senate.The formal Luxembourg Garden (French: Jardin du Luxembourg) presents a 25-hectare green parterre of gravel and lawn populated with statues and provided with large basins of water where children sail model boats. In the southwest corner, there is an orchard of apple and pear trees and the théâtre des marionnettes (puppet theatre).
|#25 of 30 Things To Do in Morangis|
~10.25 miles from Morangis city center
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The name Sorbonne (La Sorbonne) is commonly used to refer to the historic University of Paris in Paris, France or one of its successor institutions (see below), but this is a recent usage, and "Sorbonne" has actually been used with different meanings over the centuries.For information on the historic University of Paris and the present universities, which are its successor institutions or the Collège de Sorbonne, please refer to the relevant articles.The name is derived from the Collège de Sorbonne, founded in 1253 by Robert de Sorbon as one of the first significant colleges of the medieval University of Paris; the university as such predates the college by about a century, and minor colleges had been founded already in the late 12th century. The Collège de Sorbonne was suppressed du...
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Institut du Monde Arabe
~10.35 miles from Morangis city center
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The Institut du Monde Arabe (IMA) or Arab World Institute (AWI), in English, was established in 1980 in Paris, when 18 Arab countries concluded an agreement with France to establish the Institute to disseminate information about the Arab world and set in motion detailed research to cover Arabic and the Arab world's cultural and spiritual values. The Institute also aims at promoting cooperation and cultural exchanges between France and the Arab world, particularly in the areas of science and technology, thus contributing to development of relations between the Arab world and Europe. Libya joined the agreement in 1984.
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Parc des Princes
~10.37 miles from Morangis 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 Sully
~10.38 miles from Morangis city center
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The Pont de Sully (or Pont Sully) is a bridge across the River Seine in Paris, France.In reality two separate bridges meeting on the eastern tip of the Île Saint-Louis, it links the 4th and 5th arrondissements of the capital along the line of the Boulevard Henri IV, and connects to the eastern end of the Boulevard Saint-Germain. Sully - Morland is the nearest Metro station.The two parts of the bridge, known as the Passerelle Damiette (on the right-bank side) and the Passerelle de Constantine on the left-bank side, were authorized by an act of 18 June 1836, in favor of M. de Beaumont, the projector, who would recoup his expenses, valued at 380.000 fr., by collecting tolls. The bridges, opened to traffic January 1838, were a pair of pedestrian suspension bridges, constructed by the engin...
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Musee National du Moyen Age
~10.38 miles from Morangis city center
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The Musée de Cluny, officially known as Musée National du Moyen Âge (National Museum of the Middle Ages), is a museum in Paris, France. It is located in the 5th arrondissement at 6 Place Paul Painlevé, south of the Boulevard Saint-Germain, between the Boulevard Saint-Michel and the Rue Saint-Jacques.Among the principal holdings of the museum are the six La Dame à la Licorne (The Lady and the Unicorn) tapestries, from the late fifteenth century, often considered one of the greatest works of art of the Middle Ages in Europe.
|#30 of 30 Things To Do in Morangis|
~10.41 miles from Morangis city center
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www.unesco.org7 Place de Fontenoy75007 Paris, France01 45 68 10 00