Boulevard Haussmann, Paris, France
About Boulevard Haussmann
Boulevard Haussmann is a top shopping destination and surely one of the most elegant stores in the whole of Paris. Today it is home to Paris' greatest department stores, whose shop windows are absolutely magical at the end of the year, during the Christmas season. On the quieter side of the boulevard, at number 158, is the Jacquemart-André Museum, dedicated to the fine arts and decorative arts, planning large-scale exhibitions all year long.
Attractions near Boulevard Haussmann
The Madeleine Church, in the center of the Place de la Madeleine in the 8 th arrondissement of Paris, is a church catholic style neoclassical. Having survived all eras and all regimes, this church is very characteristic for its peristyle of 52 columns, directly inspired by the great Roman temples of Antiquity. The church has a fair amount of art pieces and so more. This is the fourth building dedicated to Mary Magdalene built in the city since the 13th century. The church is classified as a his
The Paris Opera offers you the possibility to discover the treasures of the Palais Garnier's public areas, a masterpiece of the 19th-century theater art architecture. The “Italian-style” auditorium, with its ceiling painted in 1964 by Marc Chagall, can accommodate 2054 spectators. With nearly 480,000 visitors each year. It was one of the most visited places which were listed as a historical monument since 1923.
Rue du Faubourg-Saint-Honoré is located in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, which it runs across from east to west. It's also one of the most luxurious streets in the capital which is 2,070 meters long and also home to leading luxury stores such as Givenchy, Azzaro, Prada, Chanel, and Hermès. This street owes its prestigious reputation to its abundance of embassies, mansions, internationally renowned shops, and art galleries.
The Musée Jacquemart-André, a private museum located at 158 Boulevard Haussmann, owned by the Institut de France, presents collections of art that are worthy of great museums in a magnificent Second Empire mansion. The museum features works by Bellini, Botticini, Pietro Perugino, Canaletto, Alfred Boucher, Rembrandt, Anthony van Dyck, Sandro Botticelli, Jean-Honoré Fragonard and many more. This museum is one of the major cultural centers in Paris.
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.
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.
Where is Boulevard Haussmann
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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.