The Grand Palais, Petit Palais, and Pont Alexandre III(bridge) - Paris, France‎

 Grand Palais, left, and Petit Palais, right (#326 Pont Alexandre III Bridge)
The Grand Palais Offical Site
Managed by EPGPCE, contain:
  • the Nave (EPGPCE responsible for programming the events, art exhibition)
  • the Galeries nationales(National Gallery): art exhibits and cultural events
  • Palais de la Découverte science museum
  • a restaurant lounge
The Grand Palais ("Big Palace") is a large glass exhibition hall that was built for the Paris Exhibition of 1900. The Grand Palais was built in 3 years, from 1897 to 1900. Built at the same time as the Petit Palais and the Pont Alexandre III, four architects Henri Deglane, Albert-Félix-Théophile Thomas, Albert Louvet, supervised by Charles Girault. The building facade is a prototypical example of Beaux-Arts architecture, and the main roof is an expanse of steel and glass.

 An outstanding monumentPlan de situation du Grand Palais------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
The Petit Palais is a museum in Paris, France. Built for the Universal Exhibition in 1900 by architect Charles Girault, it now houses the Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris.

Location: close to the Seine on the Avenue Winston-Churchill near the Champs-Élyseés-Clemenceau Metro station.
Style: NeoClassical
Material: Masonry, steel, and glass
Building type: Exhibition Hall   Pont Alexandre IIIFile:Pont Alexandre III.jpg

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