Eiffel Tower, Montparnasse, Beaugrenelle
Next to UNESCO and the Necker Hospital, 10 minutes walk from the Eiffel Tower and the Seine, Hotel Baldi is the ideal starting point to enjoy the Parisian life. Nearby: many tourist sites (Trocadero, Champ de Mars, Eiffe Tower, Invalides), but also dynamic districts such as the Rue du Commerce and its numerous shops, the Beaugrenelle centre, museums such as Orsay, Rodin, the Quai Branly and finally, very close to Montparnasse, the famous brasseries, the Rue de Rennes and its shops, the Porte de Versailles and the Exhibition Centre...
The 15the district, located next to the 7e and 14eIt is one of the largest in Paris. It is composed of four districts: Grenelle, Necker, Saint-Lambert and Javel. It is also one of the districts of Paris which has the most squares and parks: square Saint-Lambert where is the town hall of the 15eParc André Citroën, George Brassens Park...
In addition to its green spaces, the 15e The district is home to the famous Pasteur Museum, which offers a scientific tour in the footsteps of the great scientist as well as a visit to the crypt where he is buried with his wife. As for the Bourdelle museum, it will delight sculpture enthusiasts. Finally, the Beaugrenelle shopping centre in the 15th arrondissement, with its 45,000 m² of shops and leisure facilities, is a shopping enthusiast's dream! Ideally located near the Eiffel Tower, the Jardin du Luxembourg and other Parisian centres of interest, the 15th arrondissement of Paris is served and connected to the rest of the capital by numerous metro and bus lines.
Straddling the 14e and 15e Montparnasse station is one of the largest SNCF stations in Paris. The current station, built in the 1960s when the Montparnasse Tower was built, houses the Jardin Atlantique and has an imposing concrete interior. A historic link between Paris and Brittany, it now serves various regions of western France, from Basse-Normandie to the Midi-Pyrénées and Spain.
The Montparnasse station, fourth in terms of rail traffic in the capital, is actually composed of three stations. The main one, Porte Océane, faces the Montparnasse tower (and thus the site where the first station of that name was built in the 19th century). You can get there by the avenue du Maine or directly by the metro.
The UNESCO headquarters is one of the most emblematic Parisian buildings of the 1950s. Designed by the architects Marcel Breuer and Bernard Zehrfuss, it cleverly occupies one of the two corners of the Place de Fontenoy, located opposite the Ecole Militaire. Inaugurated in 1958, it is the most international building in Paris. It houses an impressive collection of original works of art by artists from all over the world: Giacometti, Calder, Picasso, Moore, Miró...
he aim of UNESCO, a UN cultural institution created in 1945, is to contribute to world peace by promoting collaboration among nations in the pursuit of justice and freedom, irrespective of origin, race or religion, through science, education and culture. His house in Paris, which succeeded the former Majestic Hotel in 1958, consists of a main building, which reproduces the shape of a three-pointed star, a cubic building and an accordion building.
The Beaugrenelle district is a dynamic area, a stone's throw from the Eiffel Tower, Motte-Picquet and the very pretty Rue du Commerce. The Beaugrenelle shopping center, recent and ultra-modern, offers many brands. It is the ideal place to stroll and shop.
Just a stone's throw from the Eiffel Tower, Beaugrenelle has been inspired by the most beautiful addresses in Paris, both for its design exterior architecture and for the many shops it houses. Between modernity and Parisian elegance, this centre combines prestigious brands (Baccarat, Guerlain...), must-have stores (Mango, Uniqlo, Zara, H&M...), movie theatres as well as numerous restaurants. The Beaugrenelle centre is open 7 days a week.
The boulevard Garibaldi, where the Hotel Baldi is located, is situated in the 15th arrondissement between the boulevards of Grenelle and Pasteur. It follows the line of the Fermiers Généraux wall, one of the walls of Paris, built just before the Revolution from 1784 to 1790. The boulevard Garibaldi pays tribute to the Italian general of the same name who fought for France against the Prussians in 1870-1871.
The Trocadero square offers one of the most beautiful panoramas of Paris. Its perspective on the Eiffel Tower and the Champ de Mars is enchanting. Located on the former hill of Chaillot where Queen Marie de Medici had a country house built in 1583, the square at the foot of the Trocadero Gardens is a must-see.
A short distance from the 15th arrondissement of Paris, the Place du Trocadero is one of the main gathering places of the capital, not only because of its central location, but also because of the presence or proximity of Parisian landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower or the Palais de Chaillot.