8 Sights in Montrouge, France (with Map and Images)
Explore interesting sights in Montrouge, France. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 8 sights are available in Montrouge, France.List of cities in France Sightseeing Tours in Montrouge
1. Fondation Deutsch de la Meurthe
The Fondation Émile and Louise Deutsch de la Meurthe is the oldest house in the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris. Founded in 1925, it consists of six residential buildings and one central administrative building, which also houses a bell and clock tower. In total there are 393 beds for 341 rooms: 243 single rooms, 27 double rooms, 56 studios, 10 two-room apartments and 5 three-room apartments. Common spaces include 15 shared kitchens, a laundry room, a TV room, and game room with billiards and ping-pong. The central building also contains a great hall, a small lounge, a classroom, and a music room with frescoes painted by Maurice Guy-Loë. The front of the administrative building has an exit gate and is often referred to as the 37 Boulevard Jourdan gate.
2. Parc zoologique de Paris
The Paris Zoological Park, formerly known as the Bois de Vincennes Zoological Park, and commonly called the Vincennes Zoo, is a facility of the National Museum of Natural History, located in the 12th arrondissement of Paris, which covers an area of 14.5 hectares in the bois de Vincennes. Designed to complement the Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes, this zoo is dedicated to the observation of animal behavior in a more suitable environment. Since its opening in 1934, it is remarkable for its large artificial 65 m (213 ft) high rock, iconic scenery of the park, visible from afar and popularly called the "Big Rock". This zoo include a greenhouse of 4,000 m2 (43,000 sq ft) sheltering a tropical rainforest climate.
3. Pagode de Vincennes
The Pagode du bois de Vincennes is the seat of the Institut international bouddhique founded by Jean Sainteny who was the manager of the institute. It is located in a former building of the exposition coloniale de 1931, designed by the architect Louis-Hippolyte Boileau. On this 8 000 m² site on the edge of the lac Daumesnil are located two buildings of remarkable architecture. The most important one, the former house of Cameroon, was restored in 1977 and transformed in a pagoda as a place of worship. The second is the former house of Togo is slated for restoration by the City of Paris. It will contain a library for texts on the various Buddhist traditions.
4. Fondation Avicenne
The Avicenna Foundation, historically known as the House of Iran, was the pavilion for Iranian students at the Cité internationale universitaire in Paris. It was inaugurated in November 1969. Two Iranian architects, Mohsen Foroughi and Heydar Ghiai joined forces with a team consisting of Claude Parent, Claude Colle, André Bloc and René Sarger. The result was this rare project on French territory, of a building suspended from a metal frame.
5. Maison du Brésil
Maison du Brésil is a student hostel building located in the Cité Universitaire complex in Paris, France, designed by noted architects Le Corbusier and Lúcio Costa for Brazilian students and scientists. It was built in 1957 and refurbished in 2000. The first sketch for the building was made by Costa, but soon afterwards Le Corbusier became a collaborator, working out the final design.
6. Skate Park
Skate Park is a work by Austrian artist Peter Kogler. It is a concrete sculpture composed of a concave, bowl-shaped hemispherical surface whose surface is painted with a planisphere and can be used as a skateboard track. It was installed in 2006 as part of the creation of line 3 of the Île-de-France tramway, now line 3a.
7. Parc Kellermann
Parc Kellermann is a public park located in the 13th arrondissement of Paris which was created between 1939 and 1950 on the former bed of the Bièvre river. The park is located between boulevard Kellermann, the rue de la Poterne-des-Peupliers, and rue Max-Jacob. The nearest metro station to the park is Porte-d'Italie.
8. Église Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur
The church of Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur de Montrouge is on the one hand a heritage building of Montrouge, a French commune in the Île-de-France region and on the other hand one of the three places of worship of the parish of Sainte Joséphine-Bakhita de Montrouge, one of the 81 parishes of Hauts-de-Seine.
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