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Discover one of the most beautiful vestiges of the Middle Ages

The turret of the Hotel Herouet Located at the corner of Vieille du Temple and Francs Bourgeois streets, this charming watchtower dates back to the 1510s, the very end of the Middle Ages (or the early years of the Renaissance, according to academic views). Damaged by a bomb on August 25, 1944 and fully restored, it is the last vestige of the mansion built for Jean Herouet, then royal treasurer. It is also one of the only vestiges of this time in Paris!

It is in the heart of the 16th arrondissement, close to the Trocadero, that hides this staircase unparalleled in the capital: the ultra majestic buildings that surrounds it, its lampposts and the sculpture that stands at its feet give a crazy charm at these dozens of steps of the Avenue du Camoens!


A memorable experience with a very reasonable price: Sequana Restaurant

72, quai des Orfèvres - 75001 PARIS - 01 43 29 78 81

We recommend this terrific little restaurant! It is an example of a place you can pass by and not give a second look but this would be a shame. Walk in and enjoy a divine meal with wine to match, served in a very friendly - yet professional - manner, of delicious dishes with many local ingredients, blending exotic ones as well

3 places to listen to music

Le Caveau de la Huchette  

An amazing evening, fabulous music along with stunning jazz dancers. But the club is compact so don't go if you are claustrophobic.

5 rue Huchette, 75005 Paris

Le Caveau des Oubliettes

It is small, and getting there early doesn’t guarantee a seat. That withstanding, it is a great place to hang. The music is a fusion of soul meets blues meets Hendrix meets The price is nothing, it’s free to get in. Drinks slightly pricey, but not break the bank. Also, you’re surrounded by friendly people who are happy to talk and hang. Advice: You should eat before or after, because the food is really bad. 52 Rue Galande 75005 Paris

Le Duc des Lombards 42 rue des Lombards, 75001 Paris

On the right bank, this jazz club is probably the most famous (and touristy) of the city but it gets incredible acts and pumps out some of the best jazz and blues in the area!

On January 24th from 6pm to 11pm, an evening dedicated to Renoir, father and son, between painting and cinema. ➤Curious Nocturnal • Renoir Father and Son

On the program: giant movie theater, a guinguette atmosphere, and inspiring encounters for an immersion in the world of Renoir.

At Renoir, art is a family affair. From Pierre-Auguste, founding father and legend of Impressionism, to Jean, icon of French cinema, this name still fascinates. On that evening, the Musée d'Orsay invites you to a festive night to celebrate and discover this exceptional artistic connection at the crossroads of cinema and painting.

This is the week to admire this sumptuous exhibition at the Musée Jacquemart-André on Caravaggio, emblematic figure of 17th century Italian painting. Ten of his masterpieces, seven of which have never been presented in France, are gathered for the first time, and interact with works of illustrious contemporaries of the master such as the Rider of Arpin, Orazio Gentileschi or Giovanni Baglione

Sunday, January 27, 2019, come and applaud the best French and international athletes in Bercy, for an ultra-rhythmic competition of just over two hours in the spotlight of the legendary Parisian Hall of AccorHotels Arena.

On the program: six events, calibrated to combine show and high-performance performances: 60 m Woman and Man - 60 m Hurdles Woman and Man - Men's Pole - Triple Jump Men.

Terres d'Aventure, the travel specialist on foot and Grand Nord Grand Large, the polar travel specialist, are happy to organize the 4th edition of the Objectif Aventure Festival, the Paris Adventure Film Festival. This edition will take place on January 25th, 26th and 27th, 2019 at the CENTQUATRE-PARIS, with the programming of 30 films in competition, under the chairmanship of Olivier Archambeau, geographer, professor at Paris VIII University, president of the Société des explorateurs French. A lot of novelties will be discovered: 2 projection rooms, an adventure bookstore and azimuth performances. Extraordinary expeditions, exceptional sporting challenges, solidarity between peoples and dreams that materialize: for three days, Paris will be under the sign of the Adventure on the big screen!

"Mr.'s Melancholy walk around the Town"

But who is this Mr.? Behind this anonymous title hides a contemporary Japanese artist, trained by Takashi Murakami. It is thanks to him that his notoriety will cross the borders of Japan during his participation in the exhibition "Super Flat" of Murakami, in 2000. After Hong Kong, the artist's creations move to Paris until March 9th. Mr. Colored and Kawaii's universe hides a dark, tense face. As its name suggests, the exhibition "Mr. Melancholy walk around the Town" invites us to stroll canvas to discover characters fragile, child crushed onomatopoeia, surrounded by tags, covered with gaudy colors. As hypnotized, the looks of these characters evoke a certain melancholy that we find in Otaku culture. In the eyes of these geeks, gamers, freaks .. are reflected the obsession of their addictions. Behind this curtain of pop and fluorescent elements, we feel a certain surrender in front of this modern individualized world and focused on the utra-consumption. Exhibition from January 19th to March 9th, 2019 - Perrotin Gallery - 76, rue de Turenne - Paris 3

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