The Monuments by the Hotel

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The Hotel Relais Monceau is situated in the heart of Paris, and therefore it is easy and quick to get around to all the major monuments and sites: (everything is 15 or less minutes away) :

The sights of a first weekend in Paris
Champs ElyseesChamps Elysees20 “
Arc de TriompheArc de Triomphe25 “
Musee du LouvreMusee du Louvre30 “
ConcordeConcorde25 “
La Tour EiffelTour Eiffel45 “
Notre DameNotre Dame50 “
Sacre CoeurSacre Coeur35 “
And to go a little further …
Eglise Saint AugustinEglise Saint Augustin5 “
Opera GarnierOpera Garnier15 “
Eglise de la MadeleineEglise de la Madeleine17 “
Petits Palais et Grands PalaisPetits Palais et Grands Palais25 “
Musee du quai d’OrsayMusee du quai d'Orsay35 “
Les InvalidesInvalides35 “
Jardins des TuileriesJardins des Tuileries25 “
Musee du quai BranlyMusee du quai Branly50 “
To discover Paris by an other way …
Parc MonceauParc Monceau5 “
Musee Nissim de CamondoMusee Nissim de Camondo6 “
Musee Jacquemart AndreMusee Jacquemart Andre6 “
Musee CernuschiMusee Cernuschi17 “
Musee de la Vie RomantiqueMusee de la Vie Romantique17 “
Les Arts DecoratifsLes Arts Decoratifs30 “
Musee GuimetMusee Guimet37 “

 

Towards the West, in the same neighborhood, you can find the Orthodox Church of Paris, with its wonderful golden onion-shaped cupolas consecrated in 1861 by Saint-Alexander-Nevsky (it is the primary place of worship for the Russian orthodox community in France).

Towards the South is the Church of Saint Augustin with its impressive metal dome, dating back to 1860-1871; to the East is the Madeleine church designed in the neoclassical style and whose first stone was laid by Louis the 15th – it was consecrated only in 1845. At one point, there were plans to turn the Madeleine into Paris’ first train station or into a temple to honor Napoleon’s soldiers.

The Lycée Condorcet is nearby; it is a former monastery, designed by the famous Brongniart, and transformed into a school by Napoleon in 1803. Among its former pupils are Proust, the artists Jean Cocteau and Toulouse-Lautrec, the car manufacturer André Citroën, the photographer Nadar…