Institutional buildings

Institutional buildings reflect the history and elegance of French architecture

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Institutional buildings are more than just a symbol of the attachment of Parisians to their institutions or their public buildings. They also reflect the history and elegance of French architecture.

Among these institutional monuments to discover: the Palais Brongniart, the Ecole Militaire, the Sorbonne, the Observatoire de Paris.

Palais Brongniart Adhérent

Monument
28 Place de la Bourse, Paris, 75002

It was built upon the orders of Napoleon and is named after the architect that designed it: Alexandre Théodore......

Observatoire de Paris

Monument
61 avenue de l'Observatoire, Paris, 75014

Historic building. Old and modern astronomical instruments. The oldest observatory still in operation. (Architect: Claude......

Palais de l’Élysée

Monument
55 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Paris, 75008

The Marquise de Pompadour made the Élysée Palace her Parisian home before bequeathing it to Louis XV. From owner to owner, this......