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carte du 19 ème arrondissement de Paris


19th district  



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Paris 19e arr
Flandre - aubervilliers



le 104
pont de flandre


City of Sciences


The City of Science and Industry...

City of Science and Industry (1986). Entrance 30, avenue Corentin-Cariou

Users say, to make it shorter, "la Villette", because the City is made up of four cities: that of Music, behind the lion fountain -, the City of Health, the City of Trades and the City of Children. . New capital of the east, it has integrated the old theater and the Great Hall of the old slaughterhouses. Cultural and recreational space.

We learn how the world works there, we go from one concert to another, at the Philharmonie de Paris, at the Cabaret Sauvage, at the Zénith or at the National Conservatory of Dance and Music.

Cité des sciences


City of Sciences


The Geode of the City of Science and Industry. The Geode. Inaugurated on May 6, 1985. It is the representation of the terrestrial globe: 26 meters in diameter. The most beautiful cinema in France with its hemispherical screen: 1000 m2. Composed of 6,433 equilateral spherical triangles. Cost in proportion: 20 million euros.

La Géode


City of Sciences


The Geode of the City of Sciences  and industry...

bassin de la villette
grande halle


Great Hall


La Grande Halle


Bassin de la Villette and the Canal de l'Ourcq


Villette basin. The sad empty pond has become a real marina, bustling with its old rigs. The abandoned factories are now charming hotels. The MK2 cinemas make it a cultural meeting place.

canal de l'ourq et bassin
butte bergeyre


La Butte B ergeyre


A few steps from the Parc des Buttes-Chaumont, the Butte Bergeyre is a unique place in Paris.

bas bellevile


Oscar Niemeyer Space


The Espace Niemeyer houses exhibition galleries within the headquarters of the PCF that the famous architect Oscar Niemeyer designed and built. Inaugurated in 1971, it was definitively finished in 1980. Raw concrete, metal ceiling, curves, futuristic lights, the Espace Niemeyer impresses.
Over the past ten years, the Espace Niemeyer has become a privileged place for culture, cinema and fashion. We have seen it in many films, and it has become a hotspot for Parisian Fashion Weeks with shows by Prada, Dior, Thom Browne, Issey Miyake, Dries van Noten, Yves Saint Laurent, Vuitton...

espace Oscar niemeyer


Buttes-Chaumont Park

parc des butes chaumont


The Saint-Serge-de-Radonège church


At n°93 rue de Crimée, between the distant horizon of the towers of the Place des Fêtes and the popular atmosphere of the 19th arrondissement, an iron gate. After pushing it, a narrow alley, a table and a few chairs that seem abandoned, an old garage and its barely legible LIBRARY sign.

Welcome to one of the hidden treasures of Paris: the Russian Orthodox Church of Saint-Serge de Radonège.

saint serge
place des fetes


Place des Fêtes

porte des lilas


The Blue House



It's a blue house clinging to the hill...

la maison bleue


La Mouzaïa

The current district of Mouzaïa, today very popular, rises on the hill of Beauregard, once crowned with mills. Its name refers to an Algerian gorge, where between 1939 and 1840 fighting took place between the French army and the resistant leader Abd El-Kader, nicknamed "the emir of believers".

La mouzaia
Manin jaurès
Cimetière la Villette


Cemetery of La Villette


Cemetery of La Villette
Quite large at the time of its creation in 1828, the Villette cemetery had to be enlarged in 1843. With a surface area of 1.13 hectares, it now has 2,500 concessions shaded by 97 trees: maples, lime trees and a few chestnut trees.
As a neighbourhood cemetery, close to the former abattoirs of La Villette, it is not surprising to find butchers' graves there, such as that of the Camus family on which one can read: "Grateful tribute. Le syndicat de la boucherie en gros de Paris, à son regretté Président, Émile Camus (1904-1916)".  

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