Each visit to the capital is worth a visit to the Louvre, as the largest museum in Paris is full of treasures. It brings together works of western art from the middle Ages to 1848, ancient Eastern, Egyptian, Greek, Etruscan, Roman, graphic arts and Islamic arts civilizations. From room to room, the former royal palace reveals its masterpieces: the Mona Lisa, The Raft of the Medusa, the Venus of Milo, The Victory of Samothrace … In total, some 35,000 works! In eight centuries of existence, the Louvre has been marked by many architectural trends, from the medieval fortress of the twelfth century to the glass pyramid of Pei (1989). Last addition: the architects Mario Bellini and Rudy Ricciotti have signed the new showcase welcoming the Arts of Islam, an undulating glass roof covering the courtyard Visconti and flooding with light the 2,800 m² of the new department.
Under their magical Art Nouveau canopies, department stores have become essential monuments as the Eiffel Tower or Notre Dame.
Considered as the leading shopping center in Europe with 120 million visitors a year, Boulevard Haussmann is in itself a real city in the city. That is without counting the department stores of the Rue de Rivoli or the Left Bank. The department stores in Paris are a melting pot of the city where all your shopping wishes can be answered. Fashion, beauty, decoration, hobbies or pleasures of the table are just a glimpse of all the creations that await you there. Enter the temples of shopping.
The monuments of Paris are simply one of the most visited in the world: the city of Light or romance attracts millions of visitors each year. Each one of them comes for a bit of French charm, gastronomy or luxury.
The 8th arrondissement of Paris is one of the 20 districts of Paris. Located on the right bank of the Seine, it is bordered on the west by the 16th arrondissement, on the north by the 17th arrondissement, on the east by the 9th and 1st arrondissements, and on the south by the Seine and the 7th arrondissement.
A stroll on the Champs-Élysées, window shopping on the chic avenue Montaigne, a business lunch in the Madeleine district or the Arc de Triomphe … You want to book in one of the best restaurants in the 8th arrondissement from Paris ? It’s this way!