Paris Galerie Colbert : back to nineteenth century

Leaving Palais-Royal garden at “le Grand Véfour” restaurant’s corner, rue Vivienne is just in front, with a red neon sign “le Grand Colbert , a typical Paris brasserie. Galerie Colbert is just next door.

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It’s just in front the National Library‘s back yard, and Galerie Colbert now belongs to it. It’s beautiful, a bit solemn and very quite.

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It leads to a circle under a glass roof

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In the middle stands a bronze statue by Charle François Leboeuf featuring Eurydice bitten by a snake, and there you make a right angle to follow the hallway, which leads out on rue des Petits Champs.

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On your right is “Le Grand Colbert” other entrance. Open the door :

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It’s a beautiful typical nineteenth century “brasserie” setting .

Le Grand Colbert 2 rue Vivienne 75002 Paris tel 33(0)1 42 86 87 88. About 30 euros. Everyday 12 to 1 am , reservation by phone only, virtual visit on : http://www.legrandcolbert.fr/#

Galerie Colbert 2 rue Vivienne and 6 rue des Petits Champs 75002 Paris. Metro Palais-Royal or Bourse.

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