Quality Hotel Paris Orleans
185-187 Boulevard Brune
Phone: (33) 1 45396850
Fax: (33) 1 45436564
Porte d'Orléans is one of the oldest metro stations located in the 14th Arrondissement of Paris. The terminal connects most of the northern fringes of France to Paris. With a rich historical background to its credit, the station has a memorial of Leclerc, thereby making it the most renowned landmark in the neighborhood. On certain occasions, the station is also used as a venue for cultural events and festivals.
A city gym which stands out for its athletics course, the Centre Sportif Elisabeth is easily accessible by public transportation.
Institut National du Judo houses the headquarters of Fédération Française de Judo et Disciplines Associees (FFJDA) and is a premier training center for judo as a sport. It was built in 2006 and comprises a state-of-the-art sports hall which hosts numerous national and international competition of judo and jujitsu. Besides the sports event, the space is also used for hosting concerts and other cultural events throughout the year. Call or visit the federation website to know more.
The Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris (CIUP) is a private foundation and park that, in addition to hosting many community and public events, also houses several hundred international scholars studying in the Paris area. The campus is set apart by its many residences (originally organized by nationality) designed by innovative architects by the likes of Le Corbusier, Claude Parent and Willem Marinus Dudok.
This is a city location for Muslim worship and other services. For more information, call +33 8 3668 3112.
This is a city location for Muslim worship and other services. For futher information, call +33 8 3668 3112.
Boulevard Auguste Blanqui, named after the French revolutionary Louis Auguste Blanqui, is surrounded by famous buildings that include the former residence of Auguste Blanqui, Ecole Estienne, the famous school of graphic arts, Le Monde, former headquarters of Air France and several other notable buildings. 1040 meters in length, Boulevard Auguste Blanqui is one of the main roads linking the Place d'Italie with the Place Denfert-Rochereau. It hosts the 'Alesia Market' that takes place every Thursday and Sunday. Call +33 8 3668 3112 (Tourist information) for details.
This cultural community center offers a multitude of classes and events for young and old alike. Situated in the 13th arrondissement of Paris, Centre d'animation la Poterne des Peupliers teaches and showcases talents in aikibudo, judo, tennis, yoga, classical dance, guitar, singing, drama, and more. It's a bustling hub of activity, and the perfect place to feel the pulse of the city as a creative, expressive force.
Feeling under the weather? All that rich French food caused a spot of indigestion, perhaps? Not to worry, you won't have to drag yourself out of your sickbed to a drafty doctor's waiting room all the way across town: just dial their number and SOS Médecins will come to you. Whether it's a sore throat at 3a on a weekday or chickenpox on a Sunday in August, these English-speaking (on request), fully equipped emergency doctors specialize in house calls at all odd hours. If an ambulance is required, dial 15. -Charlotte Bonin
This Catholic church is situated in the 15th Arrondissement of Paris. Its patron, Saint Jean-Baptiste de la Salle was a French professor and a pedagogical innovator who dedicated his life to educating poor children. The church is active within the community, hosting children's groups as well as occasional classical and choral concerts.
Obtaining its name from L'abbaye de Port-Royal cloister which is housed within Hôpital Cochin here, Boulvard de Port-Royal is a beautiful tree lined area that provides warmth and shade on sunny days. Apart from the peachy atmosphere, it is the Royal Market that brings people to this popular boulevard. Call +33 8 3668 3112 for details.
Although located amidst a lot of hustle bustle, Eglise St Marcel is one place where you could find the tranquility that you are searching for. This quaint church is frequented by several locals as well as tourists to avail of the various religious services offered here. The architecture of the church is also quite awe-inspiring. Besides that, the church is visited during concerts or live musicals by the church's choir.