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Place Pigalle is a public square located at the foot of Montmartre Butte between the 18th and 9th arrondissements of Paris, nestled in the...

Long ago in Paris I made a pilgrimage to number 14 rue de La Rochefoucauld in the 9th arrondissement. (At this address, Musée Gustave...

Have you ever visited the Institut du Monde Arabe (IMA) in Paris? Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, the Arab World Institute was originally...

Even to this day, Napoleon Bonaparte commands endless fascination. The Emperor’s myth and legend have inspired countless books, while rare Napoleon memorabilia is snatched...

Corey Frye, also known as "A French Frye in Paris," spends much of his days pounding the cobblestones in Paris as he leads tours...

Just 30 minutes from Paris, the Château d'Auvers-sur-Oise, in its 5-hectare park setting, was constructed by a rich Italian financier at the court of...

The Monnaie de Paris historic center of coin production, and the only working factory in the city, opened to the public on 30 September,...

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Here you can learn about Paris and its history, art and culture. This is also the place to gain an insight into the French language and find information on educational courses.