Tour Montparnasse
The Montparnasse Tower is the tallest skyscraper in the Paris region. The height of the 59-story building is 210 meters. This is the only skyscraper located within Paris, and not…

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Luxembourg Garden
The Luxembourg Garden, located in the Latin Quarter next to the Sorbonne, although it is not the largest park in Paris, is certainly among the favorite recreation areas of Parisians…

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Abbey of Mont Saint Michel
The abbey of Mont Saint-Michel in Normandy is a medieval functioning monastery, as well as a fortress on the eponymous island. Located in the north-west of France, in the vast…

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Bougival Should Turgenev’s house be near Paris?

And I went to Bougival. It was there that last summer I met Alexander Zvigilsky, who heads the “Association of Friends of Ivan Turgenev, Pauline Viardot and Maria Malibran”. (In parentheses, Maria Felicia Malibran, sister of Pauline Viardot, was a legendary singer, a woman of unprecedented beauty and talent, who died tragically in her heyday: she fell off her horse and died to death.) Continue reading

Place Vendome in Paris
Octagonal Place Vendome is located in the 1st arrondissement of Paris at the beginning of Rue de la Paix, north of the Tuileries Garden and east of the Church of…

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Bougival Should Turgenev's house be near Paris?
And I went to Bougival. It was there that last summer I met Alexander Zvigilsky, who heads the "Association of Friends of Ivan Turgenev, Pauline Viardot and Maria Malibran". (In…

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Parisian five thousand meters (about Parisian cafes)
No one knows how many cafes there are here, but, they say, their number has long exceeded five thousand. What people sat in a Parisian cafe! What events unfolded in…

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Sights of France
The catalog contains the main sights of France with photos and descriptions, names in Russian and French, a map of location. From the article you will learn what to see…

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