France: Paris – Beaubourg

Beaburg district is also full of attractions – the massive futuristic Centre Pompidou is here, just nearby is the tower of Tour St Jackques, and just around the corner is the magnificent Hotel de Ville. Also not to be missed are the square of Place de la Bastille with the 51 m / 167 ft high Colonne de Juillet and shining glass building of Opéra-Bastille.