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Pont Alexandre III

Pont Alexandre III, 75008 Paris, France

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The Pont Alexandre III is a bridge crossing the Seine between the 7th and 8th arrondissement of Paris. This site is served by the subway station Invalides and the station Invalides of the RER C line. This site is served by the subway station Invalides and the station Invalides of the RER C line. The bridge was intended to symbolize the Franco - Russian friendship, established by the signing of the alliance concluded in 1891 between the Emperor Alexander III and the president of the French Republ



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Grand Palais0.26km from Pont Alexandre III

The Grand Palais in Paris is the iconic monument of the Rmn-GP, where we showcase our biggest exhibitions to best advantage in its vast spaces. It was designed to demonstrate France's artistic and technical prowess. It has also played host to many prestigious events: motor shows, air shows, interior design exhibitions, equestrian events, major art exhibitions, and more.  In recent years there have been major exhibitions such as Hokusai, Niki de Saint Phalle, Picasso. Mania, Edward Hopper, and Ga

Champs-Élysées0.49km from Pont Alexandre III

The  Avenue des Champs-Élysées is a Paris must-see attractions in this area which was described as ‘the world’s most beautiful avenue. This  1.2 miles avenue connects Arc de Triomphe with the Place de la Concorde and is considered one of the world’s most famous commercial streets.  There are so many things, Airline offices, fast-food restaurants, car showrooms, and cinemas, as well as American-style shopping arcades, have become increasingly dominant in this area.

Place de la Concorde0.59km from Pont Alexandre III

Place de la Concorde is situated at the end of the Champs-Elysées. Today it is famous for the Luxor Obelisk, the surrounding prestigious hotels, and the two monumental fountains and due to its history, it's one of the city’s most representative public squares.  It was the site of many notable public executions, including the execution of King Louis XVI, during the French Revolution.  The place was designed in an octagon by Ange-Jacques Gabriel in 1755.

Avenue Montaigne0.64km from Pont Alexandre III

Avenue Montaigne, connecting the Champs-Elysées to the Alma Bridge, is known as one of the most exclusive and luxurious arteries in the capital. This is home to quite a few sumptuous international Haute Couture boutiques. Luxury and prestige crisscross and make the street the highlight of first-class shopping in Paris. In the nineteenth century, the street earned some renown for its sparkling and colourfulMabille Gardens on Saturday nights.

Musée de l'Orangerie0.67km from Pont Alexandre III

The Musée de L'Orangerie is an art museum located in Paris. There are works of impressionism  It opened in 1927, and is best known for painting the cycle of Water Lilies by Claude Monet which consists of eight large paintings that cover the walls of two large oval rooms  You can also see works by famous painters like Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Alfred Sisley, Claude Monet, Paul Cézanne, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Henri Rousseau and many more.

Les Invalides0.82km from Pont Alexandre III

A complex of buildings which was commissioned in 1670 by Louis XIV in order to provide accommodation and hospital care for wounded soldiers. Later the parts of Les Invalides were converted into the Museum of Arms, the Museum of Contemporary History, and the Museum of Plains-Reliefs and into tombs for Napoleon I and others. It was one of the must-see locations in this area.

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The most populous of the 18 regions of France. It is located in the north-central part of the country and often called the Paris Region because it includes the city of Paris. Île-de-France is densely populated and economically important: it covers only about 2% of France's territory, but has an official estimated population of 12,213,364 (18.2% of the population of France) and accounts for nearly 30% of the French GDP.