The Grand Palais is a historic building located along the Seine in the 8th district of Paris, on a line of sight stretching between the Invalides and the Champs-Elysées and across from the Petit Palais, with which it forms a pair of exhibit halls used to host major temporary exhibitions.
Easily accessible from the Place de la Concorde, site of the prestigious Hôtel de Crillon, the Grand Palais is a site worth visiting for its exhibits and for its grandiose entry hall, the largest in Europe.
The very lovely Petit Palais hosts the Paris city Museum of Fine Arts, containing impressive art collections dating from Antiquity up toParis in the 1900's. Visitors can admire major works of art from the French and Italian Renaissance, as well as priceless treasures by great painters such as Monet, Renoir or Cézanne.
It is open every day except Tuesday, 10 am to 8 pm and the prices vary from exhibit to exhibit. Discounts are available for children, students, and seniors.
You can easy arrive there, by taking the metrou, lignes 1,9,13 or by taking the RER, lignes C