Located in the 13th arrondissement of Paris, the Place d'Italie is the meeting point between the main districts of the arrondissement: Gobelins, Butte-aux-Cailles.
It is the obligatory crossing point for car traffic and most metro and bus lines. It is a transit point between the suburbs and the centre of Paris, or between the Montparnasse district and the Right Bank. One of the largest shopping centres in Paris borders the square.
It is also a place for nightlife, with restaurants and cinemas. You could say that the whole of the 13th arrondissement converges on the Place d'Italie!
The district is also a Mecca for Parisian street art. Fans will enjoy wandering the streets in search of the many works painted on the walls and facades of buildings.
You will find many of them on Boulevard Vincent Auriol and in the Butte-aux-Cailles district.
This garden invites Parisians and visitors to take a break between its orchard, its orchid greenhouses, its geometric forest and its rose garden. It has a French and an English section.
This district, which houses the Sorbonne, the Jardin des Plantes, the Panthéon and the National Museum of Natural History, is one of the oldest districts in Paris. There are also many bookshops and famous cafés.
This vast multi-purpose hall in the Bercy district is a must-see. With a capacity of 20,300 seats, it hosts the biggest concerts.
With its four towers in the shape of an open book, the François Mitterrand Library is easily recognisable. Discover the books available, the reading rooms and the cultural programme.
This 2.5 hectare French garden is a must for a stroll. It also houses the Evolution, Paleontology and Comparative Anatomy galleries, the menagerie and the large greenhouses.
Small cobbled streets, green gardens and a peaceful atmosphere... The Butte-aux-Cailles district, perched on an ancient hill, has a village feel. It is also the ideal place to meet up for a drink or in a restaurant.
In the heart of the 13th arrondissement of Paris, the Hotel de la Place des Alpes offers easy access to the centre of the capital and its main points of interest. Visit the museums, stroll along the banks of the Seine and enjoy the unique atmosphere.
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