Paris/16th arrondissement

This large district occupies most of the West of Paris, extending east-west between the bends of the Seine from the Jardins of Trocadero immediately facing the Eiffel Tower to the expansive Bois du Boulogne (which occupies a larger part of the 16th's territory), and north-south from the Etoile to the southern border of Paris. It is known to be the residence of choice for affluent Parisians, and for hosting numerous internationally famous events, such as the Roland Garros French Open tennis tournaments, as well as the home stadium of the Paris Saint-Germain football club.

Get in

Map of the 16th Arrondissement

By Métro

See

Trocadero

Do

Pont de Bir-Hakeim and view of the 16th Arrondissement

The Bois de Boulogne is a park located along the western edge of the 16ème arrondissement of Paris, near the suburb of Boulogne-Billancourt. The Bois de Boulogne has an area of 8.459 km² (3.266 sq. miles, or 2,090 acres), which is 2.5 times larger than Central Park in New York, and 3.3 times larger than Hyde Park in London. At night time, the area welcomes a different scene, and becomes one of Paris' most prominent red-light districts.

Spectator sports:

Work

The OECD Conference Centre is located at 2 rue André Pascal and hosts many international meetings (its website claims that 40,000 delegates attend meetings there each year). Make sure that you have a map to find your way to the building as it's surrounded by a maze of narrow roads.

Buy

The Rue de Passy

Eat

Budget

Mid Range

Splurge

Drink

Sleep

Budget

Mid-range

Splurge

Go next

Routes through 16th arrondissement

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