Just right across the street from the Louvre Museum, Palais Royal is filled with a hidden charm of its own. Home to the Insta-famous black & white columns known as “Les colonnes de buren”. Enjoy a little walk through its gorgeous hallway, and sit by the central pond to admire the beautifully designed garden with lime & chestnut trees, classical statues, and fountains.
Originally called the Palais-Cardinal, it was built for Cardinal Richelieu from about 1633 to 1639 by the architect Jacques Lemercier.
The entrance of the Palais Royal, you will be able to find the infamous cafe “Le Nemours”. If you watched the movie “The Tourist” you will probably know this gorgeous cafe.