Paris Museum Pass is a good plan for visiting the most beautiful monuments of the capital and the Parisian region.
The hotel national des invalides is an imposing architectural complex at the heart of Paris. It was built in the seventeenth century during the reign of Louis XIV. Just 5 minutes walk from the hotel Prince, the Invalides leads visitors on a journey through the past. It invites them to meditate on the buildings’ history, to contemplate the tombs of illustrious figures and visit the museum or the multimedia centre devoted to the life of General de Gaulle.
Until 15th July, the Petit Palais in Paris is inviting visitors to admire the most beautiful exhibits from the Dutuit collection, highlighting one of the main themes of the Flemish and Dutch 17th century: the portrait.
The superb permanent collections of the Quai Branly Museum, which opened in 2006, present the cultural and artistic richness of civilizations of Africa, the Americas, Asia and Oceania. Over 3,500 works are highlighted in different vast spaces.
The Eiffel Tower, few steps from the Hotel Prince Paris
Built by Gustave Eiffel for the Universal Exposition of 1889, the Eiffel Tower ,with its 324 meters high, is situated at the edge of the Champ de Mars, just next to the Seine. With its about 7 million visitors each year, the Eiffel Tower is one of the most visited sites around the world and one of the most characteristic symbols of Paris and France.
Since December 31st 1999, the Eiffel Tower lightens up every night from sunset to 1 a.m. In addition to its revolving light, a sparkling occurs the five first minutes of each hour and is realized with more than 20.000 sparkling bulbs on its four faces.
For more information, visit the official website of the Eiffel Tower