centre pompidou

The Hotel Castex recommend During your visit to Paris to visit the Centre Pompidou in only 15 minutes walk from our hotel

It is the third most visited place in France. Initiated by President Georges Pompidou was inaugurated in 1977 and is located in the Beaubourg. Its contemporary architecture post-modern and creative is due to the architects Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers. It retains one of the most important collections of modern and contemporary art in the world with over 60 000 works, paintings, sculptures, graphic arts, photography, new media, film, design and architecture. It is a movement dedicated to the creation also, where side by side with art books, design, film, and music in particular IRCAM. It also proposes to visit the permanent collections, temporary exhibitions, cinemas and entertainment, the first public library in Europe, BPI, and a space dedicated to young audiences.