Panthéon

After enjoying a glass of sweet mint tea at Le Grande Mosquée, it was time to head over to the Panthéon. Originally built as a church to honour St. Genevieve, Roman Catholic patron saint of Paris, the building is now home to the remains of many distinguished French citizens. Once past the friendly staff at … Continue reading Panthéon

Sphérades

Another controversial art installation at the Palais Royale is Sphérades, officially known as Les Fontaines de Pol Bury. Installed in 1985 by Belgian artist Pol Bury, each of the two fountains consist of 10 stainless steel spheres that slowly rotate on their axis under the power of the water flowing over them. I thought they … Continue reading Sphérades