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Assemblee Nationale, Paris

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Formerly the Palais Bourbon, Assemblee Nationale has housed the National Assembly, the French parliament's lower house, since 1827. Take one of the free tours offered to view the inner architecture and artwork, including the painting l'Histoire de la Civilization by Delacroix. You may be interested in attending one of the assembly's debates, which have been open to the public since the French Revolution. Make your reservation online ahead of time for both activities, and check the website for detailed instructions. To visit Assemblee Nationale on your trip to Paris, use our Paris trip builder.
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  • What a thrill to visit the National Assembly, place where live and work the french members. We all know the outside of the building visible from the Concorde and the Seine, but the Interior was a great discovery. Very interesting curiosity.
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  • a place see, only on appointment, our friendly and attentive guide always smile, beautifully crafted, too bad not access to the Chamber that day session requires, paintings, and beautiful decorations the more beautiful is the library without context instead of our history, the sessions are also interesting but not place visits
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  • This is an impressive structure on the banks of the River Seine used by the lower house as its Parliament. The French certainly know how to construct a building that has a large "wow" factor and this ...  more »
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  • The Assemblée Nationale, located in palais Bourbon, is the lower house of the French parliament, and this is where politics happen! The building is quite lovely, architecturally speaking, and it offers open visits with audio guides a few times a day (not on Sunday). Worth visiting.
  • National parliaments house of Republique of France.
  • Don't miss it, free tour if you book in advance on their site
  • Very imposing.
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  • Magnífica e imponente!