Surroundings

Hotel Duo - Surroundings

Centre Georges Pompidou

Having inherited the collections of the musée du Luxembourg, created in 1818 to house state purchases from living French artists, the musée national d'art moderne-centre de création industrielle now contains Europe's leading collection of modern and contemporary art. It is also one of the largest in the world, with over 100 000 works dating from 1905 to the present day.

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Notre-Dame

Just 10 minutes walk from Hotel Duo stands one of France’s most prestigious Gothic cathedrals, Notre-Dame. Located on the Ile de la Cité, the ancient heart of the Paris, this magnificent cathedral is one of the city’s most famous landmarks. The bravest can climb up one of its 69-meter high towers to admire the breathtaking panoramic views.

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Louvre Museum

A 20 minutes walk along the Rue de Rivoli will take you to the prestigious Louvre museum, one of the largest art museums worldwide. Home to Leonardo’s Mona Lisa, ancient Egypt artefacts, sculptures and paintings from around the world, the Louvre museum attracts millions of visitors each year.

It is open every day except on Tuesdays.

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Bastille

Situated less than 20 minutes walk from the Hotel Duo are the Place de la Bastille and the recent Bastille Opera House. This bustling district is known for its trendy restaurants, wine bars and cafés attracting numerous tourists and young Parisians.

The Place de la Bastille marks the beginning of the Coulée Verte, an elevated tree-lined walkway similar to the High Line in New York, and which was created on disused railway tracks. Under the arches that support the former railway structure are numerous art galleries and high-end fashion and crafts shops.

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Picasso Museum

Paris’s Picasso Museum is located in the heart of the Marais district, in a grand townhouse dating back to the 17th century. Situated just 12 minutes walk from the Hotel Duo, the Picasso Museum showcases over 5,000 masterpieces by the artist and organises regular temporary exhibitions.

A library and archive centre offering a rich collection of books and audiovisual material is consultable on site.

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Place des Vosges

In the heart of the historic Marais district, just 15 minutes walk away from the Hotel Duo, is the magnificent Place des Vosges. Offering a haven of peace in the heart of the French capital, this landscaped square is lined with elegant buildings, arcades, shops and restaurants.

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Hôtel de Ville & BHV Store

Paris’s city hall is located in a grand Renaissance style building dating back to the 19th century. It is situated just a 2-minute walk away from our hotel along the banks of the river Seine. Right across the street from the Hotel de Ville, on Rue de Rivoli, you will find one of Paris’s oldest department stores: the BHV.

A bustling store offering an array of high-end fashion brands, beauty accessories, books and stationery, as well as a wine shop.

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