Category Archives: 8th arrondissement

Parc Monceau

I think the Parc Monceau, 5 boulevard Courcelles 75008 is one of the most elegant parks in Paris. Constructed in the late 1800s, its beauty has inspired many from Marcel Proust who took daily walks in the park to Claude Monet who painted several landscapes of it. The park includes a gorgeous pond and an amusing collection…
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Musée Nissim de Camondo

The Musée Nissim de Camondo, 63 Rue Monceau, 75008 was actually a residence built by the Comte Moïse de Camondo to show off his collection of eighteenth-century French furniture and art pieces in 1911. Its design was inspired by the Petit Trianon at Versailles. Moïse de Camondo left both the house and the art collections to Les Arts Décoratifs (Museum of Decorative Arts) in…
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