Visiting the Pantheon among other Parisian emblematic monuments

During your stay in Paris, take a tour including the Eiffel Tower, the Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Champs-Élysées and the Pantheon. By staying at the Best Western Hotel Aramis Saint-Germain, you can visit these sites by metro!

The Pantheon, a worthy representative of French architectural and historical heritage

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Paris counts a great number of iconic sites, but the Pantheon but remains relatively unknown. For your next visit to Paris, do not miss this magnificent monument of the 5th district. This neoclassic-styled building was built from 1758 to replace the Sainte-Geneviève Church, but at the end of the Empire, the Republic made it a monument dedicated to the great names in the history of France.

Thus, the remains of Voltaire, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Victor Hugo, Émile Zola, Jean Monnet, Jean Jaurès, Alexandre Dumas, Pierre and Marie Curie are buried there. To access the crypt, one must go through a room decorated with Doric columns. You will discover true works of art, as the Greek cross-shaped interior is decorated with wall paintings. The edifice consists of four galleries, each topped by an arm of the aisle and a window opening to the outside.

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The building measures 110 meters long and is crowned by a dome measuring 83 meters. The facade, decorated with a portico with Corinthian columns and topped by a triangular pediment, reminds the Pantheon in Rome. The site is easily accessible from the Best Western Hotel Aramis Saint-Germain located in the neighboring district.

Visiting other sites, including the Eiffel Tower and the Notre-Dame Cathedral

By staying at the Best Western Hotel Aramis Saint-Germain, you will be close to 3 Metro stations, namely the Saint-Placide, Rennes and Montparnasse stations. You can therefore easily visit the main Parisian attractions, in this case the Eiffel Tower, the Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Champs-Élysées, Place des Vosges, the Carré Rive Gauche, the Sainte-Chapelle, etc.


To book your hotel among Pantheon and Parisian emblematic monuments

la sainte-chapelle parisIn the 5th district, you have the opportunity to relax or walk through the Jardin Tino-Rossi, a green space housing the Musée de la Sculpture en Plein Air (a collection of outdoor sculpture). By staying in the 6th district, where the hotel is located, you will have at hand the Jardin du Luxembourg, the Luxembourg Palace, the Institut de France, the Odeon Theatre and the School of Fine Arts.

You can include all these sites in your program after a visit of the Pantheon, this monument dedicated to the people that marked the history of the country. After the Revolution, the grateful country wished to enhance national pride. It is up to you to discover this place!