Behind the Scenes at UNESCO in Paris A guided visit of the United Nations, united for education, science and culture.
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What to expectLocated near the Champ-de-Mars and the Eiffel Tower, in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, the UNESCO headquarters welcomes many visitors each year. From a distance, its modern and particular architecture already attracts the curious eyes of tourists. Being the result of the collaboration between several architects, namely: Marcel Breuer, Luigi Nervi and Bernard Zehrfuss, the building presents a particular style.
Placed near the Champ-de-Mars and the Eiffel Tower, in Paris’ 7th arrondissement, UNESCO’s headquarters welcomes many visitors every year. From afar, its modern and distinctive architecture already attracts the curious eyes of the tourists. As it is the result of collaborations among many architects, namely: Marcel Breuer, Luigi Nervi and Bernard Zehrfuss, the building presents a particular style.
A visit to UNESCO’s behind the scenes will help you understand the leading values and roles of this institution. With a guide, you will learn more about the building’s emblematic spaces. Among the latter, the conference rooms, the walkways and the corridors merit particular interest. To continue, go into the only Japanese garden in Paris that was designed by the famous landscape gardener, Tadao Ando. This exceptional place covers a space of about 1700m², and combines contemporary creations with oriental landscapes. Speaking of art, don’t forget to admire the works produced by the greatest artists of the 20th Century which are displayed and elegantly decorate the grounds. From Calder, Giacometti or even Picasso, these marvels will not fail to dazzle you on your journey. So, if you find all of this exciting, do not hesitate to make your reservation. You should know that the visit takes an hour and a half and that you should get there 15 minutes beforehand with identification for a security check.
Prices of a behind the scenes visit at UNESCO
Adult price – 15,00€
Child Price (0-19): 6.00€
Student Price (20-27): 8.00€
Please arrive 15 minutes before the visit time: a security check (airport type) is required to access the site. No late arrivals will be accepted after the start of the visit.
Identification required. People without identification will not be accepted.
No cloakroom / No strollers, luggage, umbrellas.
When confirming your reservation, please indicate the following information for each participant:
- Surname and first name
- Telephone number
As UNESCO House is a workplace, access to all areas cannot be guaranteed on the day of the visit.
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