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Grand Palais

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Address: Avenue des Champs Elysees, 75008 Paris, France
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The Grand Palais in Paris is the iconic monument of the Rmn-GP, where we...

The Grand Palais in Paris is the iconic monument of the Rmn-GP, where we showcase our biggest exhibitions to best advantage in its vast spaces. We also host events organized by others, such as FIAC, Paris Photo, catwalk shows during Fashion Week, the Saut Hermes equestrian event, etc. Culture is represented here in all its forms, attracting over 2 million people each year.

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Expo Joyaux - Lovely exhibition!

This was a most enjoyable exhibition. Very interesting, historically and culturally, and the jewellery was exquisite. We liked the way the jewellery was exhibited, and that a few... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a most enjoyable exhibition. Very interesting, historically and culturally, and the jewellery was exquisite. We liked the way the jewellery was exhibited, and that a few select, pertinent paintings enhanced the display. Really, a lovely exhibition! We booked our tickets online, and selected 10h30. The queues are well-managed, but we were glad we selected an early time, as... More 

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Bellaire, Texas, United States
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Like its junior sister, the Garnd Palais was designed for the 1900 World Fair held in Paris. The same group of architects designed both buildings, as well as the Pont Alexandre III. The Northern side is on the Champs Elysees and the Southern overlooks the river. In front, across the Avenue Winston Churchill, it faces the Petit Palais, although the... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the exposition Livres rares & objets d'art and it was very nice. The exhibition was perfectly organized and interactive. And the building impressive and charming;

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Prebooked our timed tickets on line so no queing. Interesting to see his well know works, Burghers of Calais and the Kiss but also series of smaller works in terracotta marble and bronze. Also the works loaned fron Russia and USA. The building is itself worth a visite with impressive glass domes and amazing staircases.

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Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to see the one about the gardens, and didn't like it at all (the recent one in London in the Royal Acadamey was 50 times better) and discovered the one about Indian jewels by accident. Not only the collection was much better but also the way they were presented. In the weekend it's best to book your tickets... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During my visit in Paris, I could find three programs in du Grand Palais, which were "Jardin" "Rodin" "Pissarro". Especially, I was impressed with "Jardin" where not only real gardens, but also related notions such as that of nature, jewels, paintings, films were shown. There are so large space that guests are looking for which gate is what they are... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to see Rodin at the Grand Palais. The exhibition was okay, but so incompetent was the organisation that, even with a pre-booked ticket, we had to stand in line for about one hour until we could get in. Other places take security just as seriously, but are less incompetent in doing so.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Paris's Grand Palais (Great Palace) was built for the World Fair and one of the most iconic Parisian monuments. The building is best known for its enormous 8.5-tonne art nouveau glass roof. It includes 3 key sites: the Nave, the National Galleries and the Palais de la Découverte. The Palais de la Découverte is a museum and cultural centre dedicated... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here to see an exhibition. The Grand Palais is found on the Champs Elysees, and the architecture itself rivals any exhibition it hosts. A great visit.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a gorgeous building in which we enjoyed a fantastic avant-garde art exposition. Well worth a visit.

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