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State institutions in Paris open their doors for visitors

“100 years of cultural heritage protection” – a move undertaken by Paris authorities to show residents and guests of the city the history of the country from the other side. September 14th -15th, Days of Cultural Heritage (Les Journees du Patrimoine) will be organized in Paris. This weekend everyone will get an opportunity to call on about 350 institutions which are usually closed for ordinary visitors. Besides, 41 of them will participate in the event for the first time.

If you are in Paris these days, use the chance to get inside such governmental institutions as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Residence of the Prime-minister of France (the Hotel Matignon), the Senate (Palais du Luxembourg), the Residence of the President (Palais de l’Elysee), the National Assembly, the Chamber of Accounts; buildings of French Television, Virgin Radio and Radio Europe 1, Sorbonne University, and other.

In recent years, the leaders on attendance were the Hotel Matignon, Palais de l’Elysees, the Senate, and the National Assembly of France.