There are several locations in the City of Lights, where you can escape from the hustle and bustle of crowded areas. When on Paris sightseeing tours, you may have visited the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral, and several other landmarks. If so, below are 4 areas in the capital city of France where you can immerse in a quaint, little world full of restaurants, cobbled streets, and less-explored walkways.
La Pagode Theater
This cinema house situated in the 7th administrative district of Paris is also one of the most beautiful theaters in the city. The interiors of its screen room have large candlesticks, which are held in place by elephant and dragon figures. The theater in Paris city also has a garden with a café in its premises, which allow moviegoers to have a cup of tea and pastries or simply sightsee after a film screening.
This covered walkway is rife with Asian stores and restaurants, especially from people of Pakistani and Indian origins. For this reason, it is said that this area in the 10th arrondissement of Paris resembles certain cities in Asia. If you need to buy saris or taste some chicken vindaloo when on a Paris trip, this covered path has shops and hotels for that. In fact, even if you want an Indian style haircut, Passage Brady has many barber shops that provide the same to natives and out of towners.
Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain
This museum stages contemporary art exhibits that comprise artworks of a plethora of artistic media and hosts special events. Its glass structure and surrounding garden is a sight to behold, so Cartier foundation has to offer something for people of all taste. If you feel kids will appreciate the contemporary works of art or architecture, then take them to the workshops and exhibit floors, which are transformed and aimed at the younger audiences.
Palais de Tokyo
This building is home to galleries, which houses both modern and contemporary works of art with several artistic styles. It is not a typical museum per se, but more of an anti-museum. For instance, the exhibitions in the building provoke the audiences to compare and contrast 20th Century art forms with works that are relatable to a younger audience, including kids of a mature age.