Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris (France) - largest museum for modern art in Europe
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Beaubourg, Paris, France
Date of build
1971 - 1977
The heating cables, water pipes, electrical cables and air conditioning ducts have been placed outside. Thanks to that, more space was available inside.
Inside this Center of Culture and Art there is a museum of modern art, a library, theaters, concert halls, a cinema hall, a showroom, a library, a music and acoustic renovation center , shops, restaurants, children's play areas and parking lot.
Moving stairs and corridors have been placed in transparent tunnels, allowing you to enjoy the views, and depict artists on the square.
Right after opening in 1977, the Center attracted 45,000 visitors every day and soon became the main attraction of Paris, even bigger than the Eiffel Tower.
The whole building looks like a big toy, made up of various elements of various colors. The main pillars and supporting structure of the building are white, air-conditioning system - sky blue, water pipes - green, elevators - red, and electrical devices - yellow.
The Pompidou Center is also home to the Musée, which is also the headquarters of the Musée, which performs on the Novos, making it re-establishing modern art in Europe. In total, the museum covers 2 hectares on an area of 103,305 m².
The Pompidou Center in Paris has nearly 50,000 works of art, including paintings, sculptures, drawings and drawings. This collection is one of the largest in the world. A site of these works is hosted or hosted internationally and internationally. In fact, there are less than 1,000 units in France.
After the go in 1977 it was decided that the building would be named after the President of France, whose originator was primarily Georges Pompidou.
The Pompidou Center is also famous for its public library, which is fully stocked with nearly 500,000 books and other media. The facility can accommodate 2,000 television stations, a television program for television from around the world.
The most popular exhibition so far was the retrospective exhibition "Dalí" from 2013, which broke the museum's record for daily attendance. At that time, 7364 people went to the artist's work every day, and a total of over 790,000 people for the entire exhibition.
The Center is the third visited attraction in Paris, with approximately 5.5 million visitors per year.
Address: Place Georges Pompendeau, phone: 01-44-78-12-33.
Official website: https://www.centrepompidou.fr/en
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