Notable Mansions In The Area

Musee National Du Moyen Age (1510) 

Formerly the townhouse of the abbots of Cluny, this gothic residence currently houses France’s National Museum of the Middle Ages.

middle age museum

Hotel de Lauzen (1657) 

Built for a rich financier, the Hotel de Lauzen is one of the few mansions to preserve its carved, painted, gilded, and mirrored interior from the time of Louis XIV.

hotel de lauzen

Hotel Lambert (1644) 

Along with the Hotel de Lauzen, its original interior is preserved. Also, the above townhouse was built as a “rival” of the Hotel Lambert for they are both located on the Ile Saint-Louis.

L'hôtel_Lambert_en_2010

Palais du Luxembourg (1645) 

Built for Louis XIII’s mother as her royal residence, the large palace is currently home to the French Senate.

Palais du Luxembourg

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