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Culture of Le Bourget. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

The tiny town of Le Bourget is ready to offer some interesting places for fans of tours. The main symbol of the city is the Air and Space Museum. The museum opened in 1919 is now the oldest cultural center of its kind in the world. The museum has changed its location three times and has been occupying its present building since 1974. The cultural center can be found at the old Le Bourget airport. The new building has managed to accommodate the maximum number of exhibits. Now the museum offers several interesting themed rooms with thoughtfully selected exhibits. One of them houses a collection dedicated to the birth of aviation, and the other hall is dedicated to the history of airships and balloons.
Residents of all French towns cherish their traditions and culture, and people living in Le Bourget are no exception. They are proud to be French and believe their culture is truly unique. … Open
For almost a hundred years of operating, the museum has collected tens of thousands of exhibits, including beautiful models of old aircraft, rare aviation equipment and exhibits belonging to the periods of the First and Second World Wars. Much of the exhibits are presented in the open air, visitors can see models of the most famous and legendary aircraft in the world. In total, the museum's collection has more than 120,000 exhibits, more than 180 aircraft of various characteristics.
It is very convenient to explore the town's attractions on foot. On one of the central streets, you can see the beautiful church Église Saint-Nicolas erected in the first half of the 18th century. Over the course of numerous military battles, the church was destroyed several times but still retained its unique historical charm. It is noteworthy that it was built on the foundation of an older temple, which was located in this place in the 15th century. Copyright
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The latest major reconstruction of the church took place at the end of the 19th century when it was restored after the Franco-Prussian war. During this period, it was decided to decorate the church with D. Berges' thematic paintings on military themes, which can be seen here even today.
It is also worth noting that Le Bourget has many thematic monuments and memorials dedicated to military battles of the 19th-20th centuries. Interesting monuments can be seen in local parks, near the railway station, as well as on the main streets. Besides that, the town has preserved very beautiful historic buildings, most of which were built at the turn of the 19th-20th centuries. Today, many old buildings are occupied by restaurants, shops, and small hotels, so they are always in the focus of tourists.
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A very peculiar attraction is the building of Le Bourget train station. Due to the presence of a large airport in the city, not all tourists know about a local railway station so probably would be interested in its visiting. The station's large-scale building was heavily damaged during the Second World War but quickly restored in the post-war period. Now a very beautiful commemorative plaque with the names of the French who died in concentration camps is installed inside. Ceremonial events are always held here on important military holidays and memorable dates.
Salon International de lAéronautique et de lEspace Paris le Bourget There are also some interesting places to explore in the vicinity of the city. Fans of unusual architectural monuments would be happy to see the Catholic St Andrew’s Church, which was built in 1980 near Le Bourget. Its single-story building was equipped with an unusual flat roof and harmoniously rounded edges.
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The main feature of the temple is a high arrow-shaped spire with a Catholic cross on the top. This unusual design makes the church one of the most recognizable local attractions, its interior is made in a very restrained and elegant style. The main treasures of the temple are the sculptures of St. Andrew and St. Fiacre created in the 18th century.
DH-9, Musee de lAir et de lEspace, Le Bourget The amazing temple is located in the charming town of Bobigny, which is also quite popular with tourists. It is famous for historical and modern architectural monuments. Besides, the town has several art galleries and interesting symbolic sculptures adorning the city streets. Most of the tourists who choose Le Bourget as a holiday destination should not miss the opportunity to get acquainted with the famous sights of the French capital. The town is less than 10 km away from Paris, so active tourists can travel to the capital every day.
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Public palaces near Le Bourget
♥   Palace 'Palais Brongniart' , 9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Palais Royal' Paris, 9.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Château d’Écouen' Écouen, 9.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Palais du Louvre' Paris, 9.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Palais de la Cité' Paris, 10 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Palais de l’Elysée' Paris, 10.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Palais des Tuileries' Paris, 10.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Art galleries in Le Bourget and around
♥   Art museum 'Musée Gustave Moreau' Paris, 8.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Musée Picasso' Paris, 9.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Musée Carnavalet' Paris, 9.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Musée d Art et d Histoire du Judaïsme' Paris, 9.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Musée Cognacq-Jay' Paris, 9.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Le Bourget
♥   Basilique Notre-Dame du Perpétuel Secours, Paris, 8.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathédrale Sainte-Croix-de-Paris, Paris, 9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilique Notre-Dame des Victoires, Paris, 9.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilique-Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, Paris, 10.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathédrale Saint-Volodymyr-le-Grand, Paris, 10.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilique Sainte-Clotilde et Sainte-Valère, Paris, 10.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathédrale Notre-Dame du Liban, Paris, 11.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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