Comfort Hotel Mouffetard/Latin Quarter
56, rue Mouffetard
Phone: (33) 1 43361700
Fax: (33) 1 43362578
This cultural center is situated in the Reformed Church of France in Paris' bustling Latin quarter. Its mission is to break down the social boundaries of everyday life, introducing the individual to the other. Espace Quartier Latin offers a variety of conferences as well as choral and instrumental concerts.
This is a city location for Muslim worship and other services.
One of the most beautiful and historically significant churches in France, the L'église St Etienne du Mont is the final resting place of St Genevieve, Blaise Pascal, and Jean Racine. Its construction began in 1492 and wasn't completed until years later. Inside, you will find fine craftsmanship in the form of stone sculpture, wood carvings, and remarkable stained-glass designs. The architecture of the church is very extravagant, with large domed spaces lit by high windows, and long spiraling stone staircases. There are various panels inside that provide historical information.
Built in 1926, this is one of the largest mosques in France. The decor of wooden ceilings is made from cedar from Lebanon; the oriental rugs and fountains for performing ablutions whisk you off into another world. An accompaniment of lush greenery makes this oasis all the more welcoming on a hot summer's day. This fine Moroccan-style mosque with its own library and excellent restaurant is also renowned for its Turkish baths.
Paris is known as the fashion capital of the world. Apart from major fashion events, the city is also a playground for artists, both amateur and renowned. With numerous spaces for art exhibitions, musical events and theater, art-lovers are spoilt for choice when it comes to good quality entertainment. Salle 1, located within the Université Paris Panthéon Sorbonne, is one such event venue that conducts events throughout the year. For further details do visit the university website.
The Foundation of the Institut Océanographique has a deceptively simple mission: to know and develop understanding of the ocean. It was created in 1906 by Albert I, the Prince of Monaco. The Institut in Paris is the seat of the Foundation and serves as a center of research for students, professionals, and anyone interested in the sea. Conferences, lectures, and exhibits are hosted at the site, and a bookshop at the pedagogic Centre de la Mer provides materials to carry the experience and education home!
This ancient Latin quarter church was constructed in 1733 in the Corinthian style. It was used by a variety of different faiths until the late 19th Century, when it became a center for Catholic social movements founded by Robert and Albert de Mun. The interior is classically embellished with an impressive collection of paintings, and Église Saint-Ephrem frequently features classical and choral concerts.
This immense concert hall and community center is situated in Paris' charming 5th arrondissement. Its construction was commissioned in 1931 by president Paul Doumer, and has seen a complicated history of completion before standing as a symbol of solidarity an democracy. It presents concerts and theatrical productions, and has space for 1000 people. Check out the website for upcoming events, schedules and booking information.
This 17th-century Catholic church is situated in the heart of Paris' lively Latin quarter. It was constructed in 1684 and features an unusual structural detail - rather than having two bell towers as the architect planned, Église St Jacques-du-Haut-Pas has only one, lending it an asymmetrical appeal. It features a magnificent organ dating from 1866, and occasionally hosts choral and classical concerts.
Created in 1894 following the vision of the enterprising Charles Bordes, the Schola Cantorum officially opened its doors in 1896. It is set in a beautiful complex of 17th Century convent buildings which were financed by Louis XIV, utilized for manufacturing cotton during the 19th Century, and finally transformed into a school for music. Classes, practices, and performances are hosted in this majestic environment to this day.
This magnificent Baroque structure is situated in the 5th arrondissement of Paris. It was constructed in the 17th Century and hosts an impressive collection of sculptures and paintings. Église du Val-de-Grace boasts an incredible organ and frequently hosts classical and choral concerts that showcase the church's excellent acoustics.
Obtaining its name from L'abbaye de Port-Royal cloister which is housed within Hôpital Cochin here, Boulvard de Port-Royal is a beautiful tree lined area that provides warmth and shade on sunny days. Apart from the peachy atmosphere, it is the Royal Market that brings people to this popular boulevard. Call +33 8 3668 3112 for details.