10 Sights in Noisy-le-Sec, France (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Noisy-le-Sec, France. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 10 sights are available in Noisy-le-Sec, France.

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1. Gérard de Nerval

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Gérard de Nerval Nadar / Public domain

Gérard de Nerval was the nom de plume of the French writer, poet, and translator Gérard Labrunie, a major figure of French romanticism, best known for his novellas and poems, especially the collection Les Filles du feu, which included the novella Sylvie and the poem "El Desdichado". Through his translations, Nerval played a major role in introducing French readers to the works of German Romantic authors, including Klopstock, Schiller, Bürger and Goethe. His later work merged poetry and journalism in a fictional context and influenced Marcel Proust. His last novella, Aurélia, influenced André Breton and Surrealism.

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2. Musée du Luxembourg

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Musée du Luxembourg Hadrianus92 / Public domain

The Musée du Luxembourg is a museum at 19 rue de Vaugirard in the 6th arrondissement of Paris. Established in 1750, it was initially an art museum located in the east wing of the Luxembourg Palace and in 1818 became the first museum of contemporary art. In 1884 the museum moved into its current building, the former orangery of the Palace. The museum was taken over by the French Ministry of Culture and the French Senate in 2000, when it began to be used for temporary exhibitions, and became part of the Réunion des Musées Nationaux in 2010.

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3. Chapelle Notre-Dame de la Médaille Miraculeuse

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The Chapel of Our Lady of Graces of the Miraculous Medal, or more simply "Chapel of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal", in 140 Rue du Bac, Paris, France, is the chapel where the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to Catherine Labouré in 1830 and requested the creation of the medal that came to be known as the "Miraculous Medal". The chapel was part of the mother house of the religious congregation of the Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul. Catherine Labouré was a seminary sister (novice) there when she witnessed the Marian apparitions.

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4. Aqueduc de la Dhuis

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Aqueduc de la Dhuis Confucius17 / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Dhuis et Pronce [D é yiz] Aqueduct is an underground aqueduct in Ile-de-France and Aisne, France, built between 1863 and 1865. It was used to supply water to the cities of Val d 'Europe, including the Paris Disneyland complex east of Ile-de-France. At the time of construction, it allowed drinking water to be supplied to Paris from Dhuis. It travels almost 128.61 kilometers horizontally. Since 2015, it belongs to Val d' Europe Agglom é ration.

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5. Centre Georges Pompidou

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Centre Georges Pompidou Jean Widmer / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Centre Pompidou, more fully the Centre national d'art et de culture Georges-Pompidou, also known as the Pompidou Centre in English, is a complex building in the Beaubourg area of the 4th arrondissement of Paris, near Les Halles, rue Montorgueil, and the Marais. It was designed in the style of high-tech architecture by the architectural team of Richard Rogers, Su Rogers, Renzo Piano, along with Gianfranco Franchini.

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6. Charlemagne et ses leudes

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Charlemagne et ses Leudes, generally translated as Charlemagne and His Guards or Charlemagne and His Paladins, is a monumental bronze statue situated on the plaza (parvis) in front of Notre-Dame, in the 4th arrondissement of Paris, France. A joint work by the brothers Louis Rochet (1813-1878) and Charles Rochet (1815-1900), it was cast at the art foundry Fonderie Thiébaut Frères.

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7. Musée de Cluny

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The Musée de Cluny, also known as Musée national du Moyen Âge – Thermes et hôtel de Cluny, is a museum of the Middle Ages in Paris, France. It is located in the Latin quarter in the 5th arrondissement of Paris at 6 Place Paul-Painlevé, next to the square Samuel-Paty, south of the Boulevard Saint-Germain, between the Boulevard Saint-Michel and the Rue Saint-Jacques.

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8. Cimetière du Père-Lachaise

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Cimetière du Père-Lachaise Peter Poradisch / CC BY 2.5

Père Lachaise Cemetery is the largest cemetery in Paris, France. With more than 3. 5 million visitors annually, it is the most visited necropolis in the world. Notable figures in the arts buried at Pere Lachaise include Frédéric Chopin, Édith Piaf, Marcel Proust, Sarah Bernhardt, Oscar Wilde, J. R. D. Tata, and Jim Morrison.

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9. Étienne Marcel, prévôt des marchands

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Étienne Marcel was provost of the merchants of Paris under King John II of France, called John the Good. He distinguished himself in the defence of the small craftsmen and guildsmen who made up most of the city population.

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10. Twisted Lamppost Star

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The Twisted Lamppost Star is the work of American artist Mark Hanfoss. This is an immortal sculpture depicting a twisted pink street lamp. It was installed on the tram track of T3B line in Paris, France in 2012.

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