The Cinq Codet is also an atmosphere, like that of the Rive Gauche – elegant and cultivated. The boutiques on the rue de Sèvres, the art and designer galleries of the district form a way of life that the Cinq Codet naturally fits right into. Art is present with a collection of unique contemporary paintings evoking the Rodin Museum located nearby.
The Palais des Invalides is a French architectural complex dating from the seventeenth century, located in the seventh arrondissement of Paris, close to the Military Academy.
Designed to be a royal residence for militaries and French soldiers, retirees, disabled or elderly, now houses several museums and religious institutions as well as various services and organizations for veterans.
Auguste Rodin is one of the most outstanding French sculptors of the second half of the nineteenth century. He revolutionized sculpture by a new form of freedom. His famous Thinker is unbalanced, consisting of five triangles in a precarious arrangement, expressing the nature of the course of thought and its relationship to the body.
Re-exploring mannerisms through his work with material, Rodin expresses with sculptures, such as The Kiss, a new sort of sensuality that sometimes has shocked the public of that time. Rodin's work is easily recognizable for its finished forms that remain partially in a block more rustic and partially sided. The result is always striking a balance between a model stuck in the gross mass and momentum for the work that seems so ready to escape. More information here
Well known throughout the world, the Eiffel Tower is a symbol of the capital. With its 320 meters high, this monument was erected in 1889 for the Universal Exhibition in Paris.
Widely criticized by Parisians when it was first built, the "Iron Lady" has now become the monument not to miss during your stay in Paris. You can climb the floors by stairs or lift and discover: on the 1st floor, the shops; on the second, the famous Jules Verne restaurant; and on the third, a 360-degree breathtaking view of Paris. More information here
The Musée d'Orsay is a museum on the left bank of the Seine. It is housed in the former Gare d'Orsay, a Beaux-Arts railway station built between 1898 and 1900. The museum holds mainly French art dating from 1848 to 1914, including paintings, sculptures, furniture, and photography. It houses the largest collection of impressionist and post-Impressionist masterpieces in the world, by painters including Monet, Manet, Degas, Renoir, Cézanne, Seurat, Sisley, Gauguin, and Van Gogh. Many of these works were held at the Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume prior to the museum's opening in 1986. It is one of the largest art museums in Europe.
The Louvre is the largest museum in Paris with more than 210.000sqm, including 60.600 dedicated to exhibitions, making it one of the largest in the world. Located in the heart of the city, between the right bank of the Seine and Rue de Rivoli, in the first district, the building is a former royal palace, the palace of the Louvre. The Louvre has a long history of artistic and historic conservation of France from the Capetian kings to nowadays.