UN cultural institution established in 1945, UNESCO aims to contribute to world peace by promoting collaboration among nations for the respect for justice and freedom, all backgrounds, races and religions through science, education and culture. His house in Paris, successor to the former Hotel Majestic in 1958, is composed of a main building, which reproduces the form of a three-pointed star, a cubic building and an accordion building. Located Place Fontenoy, a few blocks from Paris 15, the location of the Unesco House follows the semi-circular design of the square and the straight lines of avenues Lowendal, Saxony, and Segur de Suffren who around it and give it its characteristic trapezoidal. In Paris, near the 15th arrondissement, the Unesco House reveals a fascinating place to visit, with its gardens, art and temporary exhibitions of global concern.
Indeed, Unesco House, as it was designed and furnished, accurately reflects its mission: helping to world peace through dialogue of cultures, whose works of art along its corridors are evocative. Emanating a special committee met at the time of construction of the building, and composed of internationally renowned artists like Tamayo, Arp and Moore, she exhibits sculptures, paintings and photographs that make it a real museum. Thus, on the premises of Unesco, Picasso paintings alongside works by Giacometti, Roman mosaics from Tunisia ceramics by Miró ... Moreover, all these works of art are arranged to that Unesco employees can see them on their way! The visitors themselves can benefit from organized tours that also include space for meditation and the Japanese garden or garden of peace.
The Unesco headquarters in the limit of the fifteenth district, 700 meters walk from the hotel Baldi, during a walk in the neighborhood, along the Boulevard Garibaldi and Avenue Lowendal; or three-minute drive through the Avenue de Suffren. Unesco house is right next to the military school, and a few blocks of Mars. After the visit of Unesco, so you can continue your walk to the left bank of the Seine to the Eiffel Tower, before resuming the metro to your hotel Paris 15 (Cambronne station).