The CentaurIce JamLa RépubliqueEmperor NapoleonFontaine du Marché-aux-Carmesfontaine de l'InstitutSalle de la BouteilleMaison d'Auguste Comtefontaine Palatinefontaine Saint-Sulpice
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Paris Unveiled: Artistry & Anecdotes

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An audio guided tour by Samuel L. Jackson, The Artist

Welcome to Paris! On this GPS guided audio tour, we will visit 10 stops on a route of 2.87km. This tour focusses mainly on arts & Culture.

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Tour Sights 📸

The Centaur
Sight A bronze sculpture, created by French artist César, depicts a centaur with a human head and horse body. The work stands over 5 meters tall and 1.4 meters wide, featuring an autoportrait of the artist on its head and a miniature reproduction of the Statue of Liberty in its cuirass.
The Centaur
Ice Jam
Sight A sculpture, the Ice Jam fountain, features bronze plates curved to create a wave-like appearance, as if the surrounding sidewalk is lifted by emerging water.
Ice Jam
La République
Sight A large marble sculpture of Jean-François Soitoux, symbolizing the Republic, located at the eastern end of Quai Malaquais in Paris. It features a woman in a toga, wearing a laurel crown and holding an eagle and a bundle of rods.
La République
Emperor Napoleon
Statue A statue of Emperor Napoleon, created by Philippe-Laurent Roland in 1807, depicts Napoleon Ier in formal attire, holding a sceptre and crowns of laurel, situated in a niche of the Collège des Four-Nations chapel.
Emperor Napoleon
Fontaine du Marché-aux-Carmes
Sight A neoclassical sculptural fountain, created by Alexandre-Évariste Fragonard in 1830, featuring a vase-like structure with two water jets and a pinnacle topped with a two-faced head representing Abundance and Commerce.
Fontaine du Marché-aux-Carmes
fontaine de l'Institut
Sight A former Parisian fountain, built in 1811 on the place in front of the Institute of France, was dismantled in 1865. It was designed by Antoine Vaudoyer with four bronzed lionines, replicas of Egyptian temple decorations, but was eventually removed due to noise complaints.
fontaine de l'Institut
Salle de la Bouteille
Sight A theatre that was originally a tennis court, converted into a performance space in 1671, and served as the first home of the Paris Opera and later the Comédie-Française.
Salle de la Bouteille
Maison d'Auguste Comte
Sight A private writer's house museum and archive dedicated to Auguste Comte, a positivist philosopher, showcasing his restored and reconstructed apartment where he lived from 1841 until his death, featuring his writing desk, personal effects, and a large library.
Maison d'Auguste Comte
fontaine Palatine
Sight A simple niche fountain featuring a bronze mascaron of a lion's head, with water flowing through it, accompanied by a plaque with an inscription in Latin.
fontaine Palatine
fontaine Saint-Sulpice
Sight A monumental fountain, Fontaine Saint-Sulpice, is a masterpiece constructed between 1843 and 1848 by Louis Visconti, featuring four statues of renowned French religious figures renowned for their eloquence.
fontaine Saint-Sulpice

About this Tour ℹ

Stops
10
Walking time
34 min
Average Rating
-
Language
en-GB
Distance
2.87km

Audio preview 🔊

Listen to a snippet of the audio for the sight Fontaine du Marché-aux-Carmes to get a feel for the tour.

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