Saturday, December 20, 2014
The Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France - 18th October, 2014
http://ift.tt/13nBj6o Centre Georges Pompidou also known as the Pompidou Centre in English) is a complex building in the Beaubourg area of the 4th arrondissement of Paris, near Les Halles, rue Montorgueil and the Marais. It was designed in the style of high-tech architecture by the architectural team of Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano, along with Gianfranco Franchini. It houses the Bibliothèque publique d'information (Public Information Library), a vast public library, the Musée National d'Art Moderne, which is the largest museum for modern art in Europe, and IRCAM, a centre for music and acoustic research. Because of its location, the Centre is known locally as Beaubourg. It is named after Georges Pompidou, the President of France from 1969 to 1974 who commissioned the building, and was officially opened on 31 January 1977 by President Valéry Giscard d'Estaing. As of 2006, the Centre Pompidou has had over 180 million visitors since 1977 and more than 5,209,678 visitors in 2013, including 3,746,899 for the museum. To visit the Centre Georges Pompidou website, click here: http://ift.tt/1sPKoNu . To read about the Centre Georges Pompidou on TripAdvisor, click here: http://ift.tt/13nBheL . To read more about the Centre Georges Pompidou, click here: http://ift.tt/1huen77 . To read more about Paris, click here: http://ift.tt/HZv5Id . To visit the official Paris Tourist office website, click here: http://en.parisinfo.com . To see an in-depth film that I made of Paris, click here: http://ift.tt/1zgwZUl . If you liked this film there are many more like it on my YouTube channel, which can be found at http://ift.tt/1uTkpb0 . Please do check out my channel and subscribe to my videos by clicking the red subscribe button. You can also find my travel films and photography updates on the following: Facebook: http://ift.tt/1qnoMEq please like my Facebook page; WordPress: http://ift.tt/1uTkpb3 please follow my blog by clicking the +Follow link; Tumblr: http://ift.tt/1w6b7dl please follow my blog by clicking the +Follow button; Blogger: http://ift.tt/1qnoMUM please follow my blog by bookmarking the page; Google+ just add +stuartmoss ; and You can follow my travels on Twitter @mosstraveltv or by visiting http://ift.tt/1uTkprA .