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1. History of the Petit Palais:
Built by the city of Paris for the universal exhibit in 1900, like the Grand Palais, they are located at Avenue Winston Churchill and hosts a lot of collections which offers a large panorama of artistic creations from antiquity to the start of the 21st century.
Charles Girault, the Petit Palais’ architect created one of the most eclectic spot in Paris conceived with reinforced concrete for the stairs, marble mosaics, wrought iron for its sublime entrance gate and more. Built in a classic style which combines baroque touches, Art Nouveau or Renaissance appearances, one of the best representant of the eclectic style of 19th century.
2. Weddings at the Petit Palais:
Morning hours are best for processing weddings and elopement. It is nice to walk around and take some photos of the buildings as lovers, spouses and friends. It is a well-known spot for the people who wants an elegant and chic spot to do there photos like a real parisian.
The main spot is the sublime gate at the top of the stairway but make sure to shoot or elope there before the museum opens at 10am. Did you know that you could get married at the peti palais ? well, you can and it is actually ideal for opulent weddings. There are a lot of events organised in this museum; fashion and wedding event related.
We advise the Petit Palais as a wedding ceremony venue because it is absolutely gorgeous, it’s a gorgeous place and can only be beautify by you, couples. That is a great shooting spot liked by photographs, tourists, parisians, everyone. Don’t be intimidate by the oppulence and the massivness of the gate, this is a statement monument but this will not steal the spotlight either.
3. Fun facts about this art palace:
The Petit Palais hosts over 40 events every year, attracting over 4 million visitors annually. The famous luxurious brand Chanel holds most of its events and fashion shows in this venue. Moreover, its real name is the City of Paris’ Museum of fine Arts.
The floor of the Main Gallery and the garden were laid by Italian-born Giandomenico Facchina, who developed a more effective way of setting down mosaic. He installed the mosaic in many of Paris’s most iconic places, such as the Garnier Opéra, the Musée Grévin, the Palais Galliera, the Printemps.
Infos: From tuesdays to sundays, from 10AM to 6pm. Last entry is at 4h15pm for the temporary exhibit, 5h15pm for the permanent collection.
Prices: between 13 and 15 euros
Address: Avenue Winston Churchill, 75008 Paris, France
Métro: Champs-Elysées Clémenceau, lignes 1 et 13.
RER: Invalides, ligne C; Charles de Gaulle-Etoile, ligne A.
Bus: lignes 28, 42, 72, 73, 83 et 93.