Paris: A Rooftop View

…Finally made it to the Arab World Institute – “L’institut Monde Arabe” (IMA) that boasts the work of architect Jean Nouvel – along with Gilbert Lezenes and Pierre Soria). The institute hosts an impressive library, two restaurants and a bookshop among other things to “develop knowledge of the Arab world, and to promote its culture and civilisation in `france and the rest of Europe.”

But, apart from that it also offers a great rooftop view of parts of Paris that you won’t find elsewhere. The images below try to capture the Seine and Paris as viewed from the 9th floor rooftop terrace of IMA. Gorgeous!…

1, rue des Fossés Saint-Bernard
Place Mohamed V
75236 Paris cedex 05
Open from Tuesday to sunday

metro: Jussieu, Cardinal Lemoine or Sully Morland