Paris : 16th arrondissement
Revision as of 09:51, 15 July 2008
- Palais du Trocadéro. Great perspective on the Eiffel Tower and Left Bank.
- Musée Marmottan. Monet's best works are in this charming museum.
- Musée en Herbe, Jardin d'Acclimation, Bois de Boulogne (Métro: Les Sablons), ☎ +33 1 40 67 97 66, . Monday through Sunday 10am to 7pm.. With a teaching style based on fun and humor, the Musée en Herbe offers classes and games about art especially designed for children. Observation, imagination and identification games permit kids to discover the works of art and objects shown, at their own pace. The exhibits are all hands-on so kids can have a free reign in the museum, and if that's not enough there are workshops as well. 4€ for the exhibitions, 8€ for the workshops, but add €2.70 for entrance to the garden. Some discounts are available..
- The Bois de Boulogne is a park located along the western edge of the 16ème arrondissement of Paris, near the suburb of Boulogne-Billancourt. The Bois de Boulogne has an area of 8.459 km² (3.266 sq. miles, or 2,090 acres), which is 2.5 times larger than Central Park in New York, and 3.3 times larger than Hyde Park in London. At night time, the area welcomes a different scene, and becomes one of Paris' most prominent red-light districts.
- Carette, 4. Place du Trocadéro (Metro Trocadéro), ☎ +33 1 47 27 98 85. This Patesserie and Salon du the also has great food. The salads are amazing, and there is delicious cakes for dessert. Big salads at €15..
- La Butte Chaillot, 110 bis, avenue Kleber (Métro: Trocadero), ☎ +33 1 47 27 88 88 ([email protected]), . A Guy Savoy restaurant Mains at €22.
- La Gare Chaussée De La Muette.
- Totem, 17 Place du Trocadero, ☎ +33 1 47 27 28 29. noon-2a M-Su. Get a fantastic view of the Eiffel Tower from this restaurant-tearoom opposite the Champ de Mars. Just next to the Musee de l'Homme, this charming place is an ideal spot to grab a drink or two.
- Best Western Hotel Victor Hugo, 19 Rue Copernic. Centrally located, this hotel offers clean rooms at affordable prices.
- Mon Hotel, 1 Rue d'Argentine, ☎ +33 1 450 27676. With a relaxed and intimate atmosphere, the Mon Hotel caters for those seeking a stylish base in central Paris.
- Le Parc, 55-57 Raymond Poincare, ☎ +33 1 44 05 66 66 ([email protected]). A quiet small hotel with a wonderful courtyard just north of place and metro Victor Hugo in walking distance from the Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel tower and Trocadero. Wired internet at rooms. Rooms at €400..
Map of the 16th Arrondissement