Duration: 2 hours


The tour starts at the central square of Paris, the Place de la Concorde famous for its architectural ensemble
of the ancient giant Luxor Obelisk flanked by two beautiful fountains. Passing through the Tuileries Garden,
you will find yourself in front of the Louvre, a former royal residence and now the famous museums with
an impressive collection of art and antiquities from world over. The walk will follow to one of the oldest theatre
in Europe Comedie-Francaise and the former royal residence the Royal Palace built for Cardinal Richelieu
in the early XVII century.

Our walk to “The Belly of Paris” takes us through the pages of the same title novel written by Emile Zola.
The guide will introduce you the places where the actions of “The Belly of Paris” took place, such as modern
commercial center Forum des Halles, built in the place of old central market of Paris, the gothic cathedral
Saint-Eustache that houses the largest organ of France and the world-famous Pompidou Center,
which is the largest museum of modern art in Europe. Located nearby, the Stravinsky Fountain features sixteen
whimsical moving and water-spraying sculptures, representing the themes of works composed by Igor Stravinsky.
Passing the market steers of Les Halles area, we will finish our tour on the oldest square of Paris the Hotel de Ville,
that was formerly known as the Place de Greve.


jardin des tuilleries
Tuileries Garden

Tuileries Garden is a beautiful park in the heart of Paris.
This 61,8 acre park was designed by
a French landscape architect Andre Le Notre,
the author of the Park of Versailles,
for Catherine de Medicis in 1559.

comedie francaise
Comedie Francaise

The Comedie Francaise is a state theatre
that was founded following the merging
of the Parisian acting troups
under the decree of by Louis XIV in 1680.
The repertoire at that time mainly consisted of
the collection of theatrical works by
great French playright Moliere.

palais royal
Royal Palace

The palace, situated close to the Louvre,
was built between 1634 and 1639 for Cardinal Richelieu,
who on his death bequeathed it to the King Louis XIII.
After king’s death his widow Anne of Austria,
her advisor Cardinal Mazarini, and her young son
King Louis XIV moved into the palace,
which then became known as the Palais-Royal.


Fontaine of Innocents

Originally called the Fountain of the Nymphs,
Fontaine of Innocents was created
by the architect Pierre Lescot
and sculptor Jean Goujon in 1550.
It is the oldest and
only Renaissance fountain in Paris.



george pompidou
Pompidou Centre

The Pompidou Centre is named in honour of the former French President
Georges Pompidou. The museum of modern art, featuring
the leading collection of modern and contemporary art in Europe,
was opened for visitors in 1977. The architects Richard Rogers,
Gianfranco Franchini and Renzo Piano put a lot of effort creating
the breathtaking construction of water pipes, escalators
and air conditioners, which reminds an oil refinery in the middle
of historic district. The Pompidou centre contains a very strong catalogue
of artworks by major artists that won’t leave you indifferent,
even if you are not huge art-lover.


Visitors are also attracted by the museum’s book shop,
library, movie theatre and panoramic terrace.
The square in front of the centre is very busy
because of its street portraitists, mimes and entertainers.
There is also the magnificent Stravinsky Fountain,
representing sixteen works of sculpture
inspired by the composer Igor Stravinsky.

tour st jacques
St. James Tower

The Saint James Tower is the only part
that remains of an old 16th century church
of Saint-Jacques-de-la-Boucherie church.
In the Middle Ages the church was
the start point for pilgrims setting out
on the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela (Spain).
The tower’s rich decoration reflects
the wealth of its patrons,
the wholesale butchers of
the nearby Les Halles market.

hotel de ville
Hotel de Ville

Located on the oldest square of Paris,
the Hotel de Ville houses administration of City Paris
and also serves as a venue for large receptions.
The building of Neo-Renaissance style
was built by the decree of King Francis I
after the original building was set
to fire during the 1870 Parisian revolution.

pont au change

Pont au Change

Built in 1860, the name of the Pont au Change
takes its origin from foreigners
who changed their foreign currency
before entering Paris city.


notre dame de paris - ventre

Notre Dame Cathedral

Construction of the cathedral began
in the 12th century and continued almost two centuries.
The cathedral is designed based on Gothic architecture,
with several large rose windows, colorful stained glasses,
pointed arches and spires, and innovative sculptures,
such as Gargoyles. The Notre Dame Cathedral now
is more then just a part of culture,
it is the geographical and spiritual heart of Paris.






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