District of Paris
in Paris of Île-de-France Region, France
- Paris, Banks of the Seine (Unesco heritage, 3 mi)
- Palace and Park of Versailles (Unesco heritage, 11 mi)
- Palace and Park of Fontainebleau (Unesco heritage, 35 mi)
- Chartres Cathedral (Unesco heritage, 48 mi)
- Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs (Unesco heritage, 48 mi)
- Amiens Cathedral (Unesco heritage, 72 mi)
- Belfries of Belgium and France (Unesco heritage, 99 mi)
- Fortifications of Vauban (Unesco heritage, 100 mi)
- Vézelay, Church and Hill (Unesco heritage, 116 mi)
- Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin (Unesco heritage, 123 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 48.853 and 2.349 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 48° 51' 12" and E 2° 20' 55"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Euro - EUR
- Spoken languages:
- French, Breton, Corsican, Catalan, Basque, Occitan
- Local electricity:
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- Local Time: 06:33 PM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Europe/Paris
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 8:21 am and 4:57 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to France.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning France. Last Update: 2023-11-30 08:25:03
The district Invalides of Paris in Paris (Île-de-France Region) is a district in France and is a district of the nations capital.
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Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 6°C / 43 °F
|Morning Temperature||4°C / 39 °F|
|Evening Temperature||7°C / 44 °F|
|Night Temperature||4°C / 39 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||4%|
|Air Pressure||1000 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 62% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Friday, 1st of December 2023
4°C (39 °F)
1°C (34 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Saturday, 2nd of December 2023
2°C (36 °F)
2°C (35 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sunday, 3rd of December 2023
3°C (37 °F)
4°C (40 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Le Tourville Eiffel
Hotel du Cadran
de l Empereur
Grand Hotel Leveque
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Les Invalides, officially known as L'Hôtel national des Invalides (The National Residence of the Invalids), is a complex of buildings in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, France, containing museums and monuments, all relating to the military history of France, as well as a hospital and a retirement home for war veterans, the building's original purpose.
Organisation internationale de la Francophonie
The Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (OIF), known informally and more commonly as La Francophonie (or, more simply, Francophonie) is an international organization representing countries and regions where French is the first ("mother") or customary language; and/or where a significant proportion of the population are francophones (French speakers); and/or where there is a notable affiliation with French culture.
Champ de Mars
The Champ de Mars is a large public greenspace in Paris, France, located in the seventh arrondissement, between the Eiffel Tower to the northwest and the École Militaire to the southeast. The park is named after the Campus Martius ("Mars Field") in Rome, a tribute to the Roman god of war. The name also alludes to the fact that the lawns here were formerly used as drilling and marching grounds by the French military. The nearest Métro stations are La Motte-Picquet–Grenelle and École Militaire.
7th arrondissement of Paris
The 7th arrondissement of Paris is one of the 20 arrondissements (administrative districts) of the capital city of France. It includes some of Paris's major tourist attractions, such as the Eiffel Tower and the Hôtel des Invalides, and a concentration of such world-famous museums as the Musée d'Orsay and the Musée du quai Branly.
The École Militaire is a vast complex of buildings housing various military training facilities located in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, France, southeast of the Champ de Mars. It was founded by Louis XV in 1750 on the basis of a proposal of the financier Joseph Paris Duverney with the support of Madame de Pompadour, with the aim of creating an academic college for cadet officers from poor families.
The Quai d’Orsay is a quai in the VIIe arrondissement of Paris, part of the left bank of the Seine, and the name of the street along it. The Quai becomes the Quai Anatole-France east of the Palais Bourbon, and the Quai Branly west of the Pont de l'Alma. The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs is located on the Quai d'Orsay, and thus the ministry is often called the Quai d'Orsay by metonymy.
Bateaux Mouches are open excursion boats that provide visitors to Paris, France, with a view of the city from along the river Seine. The term is a registered trademark of the Compagnie des Bateaux Mouches, the most widely known operator of the boats in Paris, founded by Jean Bruel (1917-2003); however, the phrase, because of the success of the company, is used generically to refer to all such boats operating on the river within the city.
The Parisian sewer system dates back to the year 1370 when the first underground system was constructed under "rue Montmartre". Since then, consecutive French governments have enlarged the system to cover the city's population.
American University of Paris
The American University of Paris (commonly referred to as AUP) is a private, independent, and accredited liberal arts and sciences university in Paris, France. Founded in 1962, the university is one of the oldest American institutions of higher education in Europe. The university campus consists of eight buildings, centrally located in the seventh arrondissement of Paris, on the Left Bank near the Eiffel Tower, Les Invalides, and the Seine.
Musée de l'Armée
The Musée de l'Armée (Army Museum) is a national military museum of France located at Les Invalides in the 7th arrondissement of Paris. It is served by Paris Métro stations Invalides, Varenne, and La Tour-Maubourg. Originally built as a hospital and home for disabled soldiers by Louis XIV, Les Invalides now also houses the Tomb of Napoléon and a military museum as well as the Musée des Plans-Reliefs . The museum's collections cover the time period from antiquity until the 20th century.
American Church in Paris
The American Church in Paris is the first American church established outside the United States. It started in 1814, and the present site - located on 65 Quai d'Orsay in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, France - dates to 1931.
École Militaire (Paris Métro)
École Militaire is a station on line 8 of the Paris Métro near the École Militaire (military school). The station was opened on 13 July 1913 as part of the original section of Line 8 between Beaugrenelle (now Charles Michels, which is now on line 10) and Opéra. 40x40px Wikimedia Commons has media related to: École Militaire (Paris Metro)
La Tour-Maubourg (Paris Métro)
La Tour-Maubourg is a station on line 8 of the Paris Métro. The station is located next to Les Invalides. The station was opened on 13 July 1913 as part of the original section of Line 8 between Beaugrenelle (now Charles Michels, which is now on line 10) and Opéra.
Magic-City was an amusement park near Pont de l'Alma, two blocks east of the Eiffel Tower, in Paris, France from 1900 to 1934. A large dance hall at 188 rue de l'Université in Paris took place in Magic-City. That was known for its "drag balls. "The emblematic event of homosexual life in Paris in the inter-war years was a series of masked balls held annually during Carnival on Mardi Gras and Mi-Carême at Magic-City Dancing, an immense dance-hall on the Rue de l'Universite, near the Eiffel Tower.
Musée-Galerie de la Seita
The Musée-Galerie de la Seita was a museum of tobacco-related objects located in the VIIe arrondissement at 12, rue Surcouf, Paris, France. It opened in 1979 and closed in June 2000. The museum opened in 1979 on the site where Gros Caillou tobaccos were once manufactured. It displays collections acquired from 1937 onwards by the Societe Nationale d'Exploitation Industrielle des Tabacs et Allumettes, the former state-owned manufacturer of French tobacco products including Gitanes and Gauloises.
Musée de l'Ordre de la Libération
The Musée de l'Ordre de la Libération is a military museum located in the 7th arrondissement at 51 bis boulevard de La Tour-Maubourg, Paris, France. It is open daily except Sunday; admission is free. The museum is dedicated to the Ordre de la Libération, France's second national order after the Légion d'honneur, which was created in 1940 by General Charles de Gaulle, leader of the Free French Forces. In 1967 de Gaulle moved the Order of the Liberation into Les Invalides.
Musée des Plans-Reliefs
The Musée des Plans-Reliefs is a museum of military models located within the Hôtel des Invalides in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, France. It is open daily except the first Monday of each month; an admission fee is charged. The construction of models dates to 1668 when François-Michel le Tellier, Marquis de Louvois and minister of war to Louis XIV, began a collection of three-dimensional models of fortified cities for military purposes, known as 'plans-relief'.
Musée d'Histoire Contemporaine
The Musée d'Histoire Contemporaine is a museum of contemporary history located in the Hôtel National des Invalides in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, France. It is open daily except Monday; an admission fee is charged. The museum was originally established in 1914 as the Library-Museum of the War, and became part of the Ministry of Public Education in 1917.
Place de Fontenoy
The Place de Fontenoy is a square in the 7e arrondissement of Paris, France, named after the victory of Maréchal Maurice de Saxe in the Battle of Fontenoy. At numbers 7 are the UNESCO Headquarters, the World Heritage Centre.
Pont de l'Alma (Paris RER)
Pont de l'Alma is a station in line C of the Paris Region's express suburban rail system, the RER. The station is situated in the 7th arrondissement of Paris. Alma - Marceau on Paris Métro Line 9 is located on the other side of the Pont de l'Alma.
The rue Saint-Dominique is a street in the 7th arrondissement of Paris. It has formerly been known as chemin de la Longue Raye (1355), chemin des Treilles (1433), chemin Herbu ou chemin Herbu des Moulins à Vent (1523), chemin du Moulin à Vent, chemin de l'Oseraie (1527), chemin du Port (1530), chemin des Vaches (1542), chemin de la Justice and chemin des Charbonniers. It was renamed Rue Saint-Dominique in 1631 after the Dominican monastery set up on this street that year.
Fête de la Concorde
The Fête de la Concorde was a festival held at the Champ-de-Mars in Paris, France. The architect Henri Labrouste and the painter Pierre-Victor Galland contributed to the decoration of the festival in 1848.
World Heritage Centre
The World Heritage Centre, UNESCO Headquarters or Maison de l'UNESCO is a building constructed on 3 November 1958 at number 7 Place de Fontenoy in Paris, France to serve as the headquarters for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization,. It became known as the World Heritage Centre in 1992 and is a cultural building that can be visited freely.
Champ de Mars Massacre
During the French Revolution, on 17 July 1791, the Champ de Mars in Paris was the site of a massacre, the fusillade du Champ-de-Mars. On that day, the National Constituent Assembly issued a decree that the king, Louis XVI, would remain king under a constitutional monarchy. Later that day, leaders of the republicans in France rallied against this decision. In the previous month Louis and his family had unsuccessfully tried to flee France in the Flight to Varennes.
Louis de Maud'huy
General Louis Ernest de Maud'huy (1857–1921) was the first Chief Scout of Scouts de France and a French World War I victor.
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- Les Halles
- Marais Quarter
- Quartier Saint-Victor
- Saint Antoine
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- Saint Denis
- Roissy CDG
- Jouy le Comte
- Le Moulin de Royaumont
- Les Maisons Des Bois
- Le Clos
- Les Cent Arpents
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Quartier des Invalides