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Piscine Molitor, Paris

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Piscine Molitor is a swimming pool and hotel complex located in Porte Molitor, 16th arrondissement of Paris, Île-de-France, Paris, France.It is next to the park Bois de Boulogne, and between Stade Roland Garros and Parc des Princes. The complex was built in 1929 and inaugurated by Olympic swimmers Aileen Riggin, Matthew Gauntlett and Johnny Weissmuller. The pool is known for its Art Deco designs and the popular introduction of the bikini by Louis Réard on 5 July 1946.The pool was classified as a French monument historique on 27 March 1990, after having fallen into disuse and closing in 1989.The swimming pool complex was rebuilt from scratch in the style of the previous design. The new complex includes two pools and a four star hotel. It opened in May 2014.
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  • I spend a superb sublime night place with beautiful pool, quality service, friendly staff
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  • In "The Odyssey of Pi", An Li's oscar-winning film in 2013, the Molitor Pool is considered the most beautiful in the world by the uncle of the hero of the film, according to which "his water is so clear that you can make your morning coffee with" ... Having the chance to swim in this mythical pool, I can confirm what was said by this brave uncle :-). Indeed, the pool of Molitor is composed of two pools whose water quality is constantly monitored even if each pool has its own charm, the winter pool rather dedicated to "assiduous swimmers" for training and the summer pool more reserved for "good living" for the outdoors and for the good smell of restaurants (Urban and Rooftop). In addition to its clear water, the Molitor Pool has an extraordinary team of coaches, both friendly and professional. In the family, we took some group or individual classes with some coaches, especially with Valentin and Aurélien, but also with Simon, Kévin, Stéphane and Taotien. These coaches each have different teaching methods, but they are all charming and patient. Finally, a word to thank the young women and the young man at the reception of club Molitor for their good humor as well as Aby (or ABee as in English "Busy like A Bee") of the team of the maintenance of his smile and his kindness.
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