Villette - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
The Parc de la Villette is the largest urban cultural park in the capital. This 55 acres park is open from 6 am to 1 am. In 35 acres area there are open-air, mix nature and modern architecture, playgrounds and activity areas for children and adults, cultural spaces, and theatres. It is multi-disciplinary arts and culture venue, it attracts more than 10 million visitors each year. It is a place to enjoy many forms of art and culture as well as scientific and educational activities, not to mention
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Parc des Buttes-Chaumont
1.16km from Villette
The Buttes Chaumont park is a public garden located in the northeast of Paris, in France. With nearly 25 hectares, the park is one of the largest green spaces in Paris. Inaugurated in 1867 during the last years of the reign of Napoleon III, it is an achievement of the engineer Adolphe Alphand. This English garden imitates a mountain landscape: rocks, cliffs, torrents, waterfalls, grotto, mountain pastures, belvederes. It comprises a temple, , inspired by the Temple of Vesta in Tivoli, an artifi
2.5km from Villette
The Sacré-Coeur is one of the Roman Catholic church and minor basilica, dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, in Paris, France and the most iconic monuments in Paris which was consecrated in1919. it has one of the most beautiful panoramic views of the capital, from 130 meters above the ground. The origins of Sacré-Cœur are unique and its a distinctive exterior. A popular landmark and the second most visited monument in Paris.
2.51km from Villette
The Canal Saint-Martin is a channel of 4.55 km long located mainly in the 10th and 11th arrondissements of Paris. It links the Bassin de la Villette - and beyond the Canal de l'Ourcq - to the Port de l'Arsenal which communicates with the Seine. It's a small gauge channel intended, originally, for the supply of drinking water in the capital. Inaugurated in 1825, it has nine locks and two swing bridges for a total drop of 25 m.
Musée de Montmartre
2.66km from Villette
The Musée de Montmartre was created in 1960 in Montmartre's oldest structure, built in the 17th century, and houses a collection of paintings, posters and drawings by Toulouse-Lautrec, Modigliani, Kupka, Steinlen, Valadon, Utrillo and more. The buildings were formerly the home of several famous artists, including Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Suzanne Valadon. it depicts different times and places including some of the famous cabaret shows in Paris such as the Moulin Rouge and the Lapin Agile.
2.73km from Villette
Dalí Paris presents more than 300 works of a very rich collection acquired from Salvador Dali or great collectors. It has the largest private collection of Salvador Dali art in the heart of Paris. The collection features mainly three-dimensional sculptures of Dalí's best known surrealistic paintings. . His sculptures are one of the major aspects of his life work, materializing in three dimensions his surrealistic obsessional motifs: soft watches, spindly legs animals, open or closed drawers.
2.95km from Villette
Lido de Paris is a cabaret and burlesque show located on the Champs-Élysées in Paris, France which was opened in the year of 1946. It is well-known for its exotic shows including the dancers, singers, and other performers. This place will take your breath away and leave you dazzled. One of the nice places to enjoy your evenings and also the Lido is known for its spectacular costumes featuring thousands of dollars in feathers and rhinestones, rich fabrics, and top quality furs.
Discover More Attractions in Île-de-France, Home of Villette
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.