Posted by: danielfee | November 6, 2012

Travel Photo of the Day 11-06-2012

Petit Palais – Paris, France

Entrance Petit Palais



The Petit Palais (Small Palace) is a museum which was built for the Universal Exhibition in 1900. It now houses the City of Paris Museum of Fine Arts (musée des beaux-arts de la ville de Paris). The palace is similar to the Grand Palais, which is located across the street, and it is arranged around an octi-circular courtyard and garden. Its ionic columns, grand porch and dome echo those of the Invalides which is located across the river. The Petit Palais has served as a model for other public buildings, notably for the Royal Museum for Central Africa near Brussels, and the Museo de Bellas Artes (Fine Arts Museum) in Santiago, Chile.



  1. Today I’m happen to be in the U. S. Paris can wait!

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