Bibliothèque Nationale de France
With four glass towers shaped like half-open books, the 1995-opened National Library of France was one of President Mitterand’s most...
Its name translates as ‘The Refrigerators’, which is what this 1920s industrial building plastered from head to foot in graffiti used to...
Parc de Bercy
Built atop the site of a former wine depot, this large, well-landscaped park is a great place to break for a picnic and let the kids run...
Bateau El Alamein
Strung with terracotta pots of flowers, this deep-purple boat is a lovely spot on the Seine to sit amid tulips and enjoy live bands...
Split across two floors, this Seine-side eating space with neon lighting and glass windows is 100% bio . Snacks, salads and bowls of...
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Le Batofar information
This much-loved, red-metal tugboat has a rooftop bar that’s terrific in summer, and a respected restaurant, while the club underneath provides memorable underwater acoustics between its metal walls and portholes. Le Batofar is known for its edgy, experimental music policy and live performances, mostly electro-oriented but also incorporating hip-hop, new wave, rock, punk or jazz.