In Paris there is a lovely private museum in Bercy. I don’t know if you ever heard about it, it’s called Musée des Arts Forains.
The museum was one of the most beautiful ones I had ever seen. It has this fairy-tale dreamy vibes. I think the venue can also be rent for wedding parties and some private parties.
One of the beautiful carrousels
The same carrousel as in Midnight Paris. In fact, bicycle carrousel was quite common back in time.
You can have a ride on it too, when visiting the venue.
I highly recommend visiting this place if you like carrousel and other wonderland-like stuff.
Although located in Paris’s high-street shopping district Rue de Rivoli, this artist collective of six floors can be easily overlooked with its very small entrance.
59 Rivoli used to be an old building abandoned by a bank. In 1999, a group of artists occupied it for their exhibitions and performances. It became one of the city’s popular illegal artist squats and also attracts a lot of visitors ever since. Years later, Paris city decided to legalise it and allow many artists to host their studios here at minimum rent.
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Monet’s water lilies
I remember in the summer, when I posted about a trip to Claude Monet’s house and garden in Giverny, many Steemians told me how much they loved Monet’s paintings. If you are a big fan of Monet, Paris is a paradise for you. You can find many of his artworks in the city. If you’re a Monet fan there are three places you must see In Paris: Musee D’Orsay, Musee Marmottan and l’Orangerie.
I felt so lucky to visit the actual water lilies in Giverny and since then I’ve been wanting to visit the famous water lilies paintings in Musee de l’Orangerie. Paris is known as a city full of museums, l’Orangerie wasn’t the biggest among them but it houses Monet’s water lilies paintings in a large format, which are beautifully displayed larger than life in two rooms.
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Rue Denoyez in Belleville
Today I’m going to show you some street art in the Belleville neighbourhood of Paris. As a street art lover, every city I go, I hope to encounter some nice graffiti.
Belleville, a colourful, multi-ethnic neighbourhood and also where one of Paris’s two main Chinatowns. I found out about Belleville only during my last two visits to Paris, as I was looking for some authentic Chinese food other than in the major Chinatown in the 13th arrondissement.
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