History of Paris

Palais Garnier Visit!

During the History of Paris class, the students have lectures and also the class goes to the actual sites that they are studying to get an up-close experience. This week, the class went to Palais Garnier. The Palais Garnier or Opéra Garnier, is a 1,979-seat opera house at the Place Read more…

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Loire Valley Visit : Day 02

On the next day of the Loire valley, excursion participants have a chance to venture Château de Chambord and The Château de Chenonceau with their guide. Students were in front of Château de Chambord. The Château de Chambord at Chambord, France, is one of the most recognizable châteaux in the world due to its distinctive Read more…

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Loire Valley Visit : Day 01

During the month of November, another wonderful tour for the students here in Paris, France included a night at Loire Valley, Tours, France. During this two-day excursion for their History of Paris course, students surely had a great experience. The excursion was described by one guide who introduced the history, Read more…

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 Panthéon Visit !

Last Tuesday, November 9th, the students had yet another opportunity to explore the famous historical architecture Panthéon. They visited the Panthéon, a monument in the 5th arrondissement of Paris, France.  But the Pantheon in Paris is more than a mausoleum. The building is truly impressive. Before visiting the Panthéon, they went to visit Saint-Étienne-du-Mont, a church Read more…

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Ecclesiastical Transect

Last Thursday, November 2nd, during their history of Paris class they have a chance for visiting some of the earliest churches in the heart of Paris’ earliest formation.  At each location, you will be presenting, observing, and documenting the history of a prominent church in Paris. They truly got to understand the buildings in Read more…

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Tour at Maison de Verre!

Last week, during the History of Paris course,  the entire class went to Masion De Verre. This building was a wonderful experience for the students.  Students were divided into groups to explore the architecture. The house’s design focused on three main characteristics: material honesty, varying transparency of shapes, and the Read more…

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Paris L’arene Lutece

Last week, during the History of Paris course,  the entire class went to rue Monge to visit the amazing Paris L’arene Lutece. It was built in the 1st century in a Gallo-Roman amphitheater located in Paris. Photo by Nusrat Sultana. In the class before the excursion, the students learned about specifics Read more…

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Foundation Cartier

For one of the last excursions for the students in Paris, they visited the Foundation Cartier. This is a building the students were assigned a reading about in the History of Paris course they are attending while here. They were assigned to write a critical review about the building.   Read more…

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Musée d’Orsay

Last Thursday, November 7th, the students had yet another opportunity to explore a building that they read about in the history class here. They visited Musée d’Orsay, a train station turned museum. The students were assigned to write their own review of the building. They truly got to understand the building Read more…

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