Parc of la Villette (Paris, France) Reviews
Description:Sightseeing Type: Parks / Gardens / Designed and developed by architect Bernard Tschumi. This offers a various rage of ... more
Parc of la Villette (Paris, France) ... cultural and leisure activities. Ideal for people who want to take it easy and there are nice things to see. Av. Corentin / Cariou / 75019 Paris / M: Porte Pantin / Quartier: Belleville / La Villette.
Newest Review: ... one) stops at 'Porte de la Villette'. Both stations are conveniently situated within the park. Bicycle- the park has plenty of parking points for Velib' bikes (Paris's communal bike hire scheme). The park can be accessed via the cycle path that runs alongside the Ourq canal and links the park to more central parts of Paris. Bus- the 75 bus terminates at the park and serves areas of central ... more
Customer Parc of la Villette (Paris, France) Reviews (1)
by - written on 04/02/12, updated on 07/02/12 (Very useful, 23 readings)
I discovered Paris's Parc de la Villette on a boat trip run by the Canauxrama company. Starting from the banks of the Seine, our boat headed up the canal past Bastille and Saint Martin before emerging into a world of shiny metal, strange red towers and endless bridges. Yet we were still in Paris- how could this be? Built on the former site of the city abattoirs, the park contains 33 hectares of green space making it the largest of its kind in Paris. The park is also home to a concert facility (the Cité de la Musique) and a science and technology museum (the Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie). As most of the park was built in the mid-1980s, it's a marked ... Read the complete review