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Eiffel Tower and Invalides

Tour eiffel   The 7-th district is the district where the most famous monument of Paris is : The Eiffel Tower. In spite of it, there are only tranquillity and elegante in the area, you will only find embassies which settled down in ancient particular hotels and museums. ..

It is Louis XIV's death which gave birth to the district because all the aristocrats left Versailles to return to Paris and settled down there because the place was still rural and easy acces to Versailles. The aristocrats were going to build magnificent buildings, like :
- The Palais Bourbon built for the Duchess welcomes henceforth the "Assemblee Nationale".
- The hôtel Matignon, 57 rue de Varenne, is the place of the Prime Minister's residence.
- The former hôtel Biron became the Rodin museum.
- The Orsay museum, the ancient railway station is also absolutely to see.
- As for the building of UNESCO which is situated behind the Military academy was qualified as revolutionary.

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