European Heritage days 17-18th of September 2016
The time of one week-end, enjoy in Paris, the European heritage days that will allow you to discover the Parisian site for free. The culture and communication minister launched 30 year ago this week-end that allow the public to enjoy the cultural wealth of Paris.
Within Saint Germain des prés district, we offer you the discovery of several monuments and essentials during these days:
- The Mazarine library is the oldest public library of France and takes its roots from the Mazarin cardinal’s collections in the XVII century. Then it has been developed by Gabriel Naudé which made of it the most provided library in Europe. It is now a real setting for the passionated of study or research which can enjoy the beauty of the site.
Official website: http://www.bibliotheque-mazarine.fr/fr/ Address: 23, quai de conti 75006 Paris
- The church of the Helpers of the Holy souls was built from 1873 until 1876 and then renovated in 2002. You could discover this church from a neo-byzantin style with its dome covered with tiles of different colors. The visits can be made on Sunday 18th of September and you could assist to a concert from 4pm to 5:30pm within the church. The opening of this church is really exceptional for this particular event.
Address: 14 Rue Saint-Jean-Baptiste de la Salle, 75006 Paris
- The Odeon theater was inaugurated in 1782 by Marie-Antoinette and became “the French theater “. He has then be renouned “Theater of the Nation” to take finally the name of the Odeon Theater which came form the name “odeum” which means room of music, of singing. During the week-end, the theater will open up its doors to the public, don’t miss this !
Official site : http://www.theatre-odeon.eu/fr Address: Place de l'Odéon, 75006 Paris