The beauty of Paris lies in the extraordinary variety of places you can visit. Once admired the Eiffel Tower or experienced the charm of typical Parisian Seine, Paris offers some secrets and surprising places. Places that invite you to meditation sometimes, other times to the tranquility, and are a real way to discover another Paris.
Le Jardin Alpin: 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris. Open April 1 to October 31. Nestled in the magnificent "Jardin des Plantes", this place is the opportunity of an original nature walk in the heart of Paris.
La Chapelle Expiatoire 29 rue Pasquier 75008 Paris. Far from the Parisian flagship monuments, the Expiatory Chapel for exploring one of the darker facets of Paris: the French Revolution and the Terror. Raised in the same place or were buried Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, it's one of the secrets of Paris monuments.
La Petite Ceinture : Old railway track built around Paris in the mid 19th century, the Little Belt Paris is now gradually renovated garden all over Paris. Walk in a wild flora in the "nature trails" of the 16th district, or family and intimate walk in the Little Belt 15th, another way to see Paris.
Maison Deyrolle : 46 Rue du Bac, 75007 Paris. In the district of Sèvres-Babylone, the ancient House Deyrolle is both a cabinet of curiosities, museum Taxidermy and a mecca for collectors.
L'Hôtel Dieu : 1 Parvis Notre-Dame - Pl. Jean-Paul II, 75004 Paris. Oldestl hospital in Paris, the Hôtel Dieu has been repeatedly rebuilt since its founding in 651.
Jardin du Panthéon Bouddhique : 19 Avenue d'Iéna, 75116 Paris. . In the 16th district, the Buddhist Pantheon Japanese Garden is the most zen area of Paris.
Le Collège des Bernardins : 20 Rue de Poissy, 75005 Paris.In the Latin Quarter, the College of Bernardine is one of the oldest medieval buildings in Paris. Created in the 13th century to train monks and compete with the University of Paris is still a place for reflection, debate and knowledge
L’Institut du Monde Arabe : 1 Rue des Fossés Saint-Bernard, 75005 Paris. The Arab World Institute is not in itself a secret place in Paris. What's more is the terrace on the top floor, it isoffering one of the best views of Paris.
Cimetière Saint-Vincent : 6 Rue Lucien Gaulard, 75018 Paris. Far from the famous Père Lachaise or Montparnasse Cemetery, St. Vincent Cemetery, nestled on the northern slopes of Montmartre, is a confidential and protected place.