Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris

3.5
#30 of 183 in Museums in Paris
Institut du Monde Arabe has a freely accessible rooftop, which allows for a beautiful bird's-eye view of the northern half of Paris. Use our Paris journey maker to visit Institut du Monde Arabe on your trip to Paris, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • The famous architecture designed by Jean Nouvel of France is a very interesting content and event about the Arab world. The location of the building is also excellent along the Seine. Exhibitions are always interesting.
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  • It is located 7 blocks away from Notre Dame Cathedral and 6 blocks from the Cardinal Lemoine Station of the Paris Metro. Centre dedicated to Arab culture, the work of the famous French architect Jean Nouvel, which has been operating since 1,987. It has a facade that recreates elements of Islamic culture, through a photographic diaphragm system, which allows the opening and closing of the plates according to the intensity of the light. And from the terrace, you have excellent views of the River Seine and its surroundings.
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  • The museum itself was fine, but by no means exciting. I didn't really like the view either. I would only recommend it if all the other sights had already been seen.
  • One of the best examples of modern architecture. Very interesting destination to find information about the Arabic world and its beauties. Even if you don't go inside, the exterior is still worth a visit.
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