• Visit the Centre Pompidou, the main contemporary art museum of Paris, famous for its architecture made of colorful tubes and outside elevators. Explore its permanent collection of XX and XXI centuries art, or visit the temporary exhibitions, internationally renowned.
The visit will allow you to see the city from above, and you can even have a drink in the café with the roof terrace located on the last floor.
• Walk along the rue Rambuteau and the streets around to discover some art galleries and design boutiques.
• Have a break in various little bars with terraces, like around the fountain Stravinsky to admire the view on Niki de Saint Phalle’s sculptures and Jef Aérosol’s gigantic street artwork.
• Pass by the Passage Molière, a little outdoor passage with more intimacy where you can find la Maison de la Poésie, a bar and a restaurant.
Small district, Beaubourg takes its identity from the central famous and popular contemporary art museum: the Centre Pompidou. All around, street performers, art galleries, street art make of this district a very arty and popular place.
People meet around its large squares and pedestrian streets, which are ideal to have a drink, eat on a terrace and watch all kinds of visitors passing by.
DISCOVER THE DISTRICT
Location : 1st arrondissement
Subway : Rambuteau (line 11)
Time to stay : a few hours