The 11th arrondissement of Paris (XIe arrondissement) is one of the 20 arrondissements of the capital city of France. In spoken French, this arrondissement is referred to as onzième.
Ménilmontant (French pronunciation: [menilmɔ̃tɑ̃]) is a neighbourhood of Paris, situated in the city's 20th arrondissement. It is affectionately known to locals as "Ménilmuche".
The Alhambra-Maurice Chevalier was a music hall located at 50, rue de Malte in the 11th arrondissement of Paris. It opened on August 11, 1866 and after a long history, and many name changes, was finally demolished in 1967. When the theatre originally opened, it was actually called the Cirque-Impérial—it was only in 1956 that Jane Breteau renamed it Alhambra-Maurice Chevalier, in honor of the beloved French actor and singer.
The Cirque d'Hiver ("Winter Circus"), located at 110 rue Amelot (at the juncture of the rue des Filles Calvaires and rue Amelot, Paris 11ème), has been a prominent venue for circuses, exhibitions of dressage, musical concerts, and other events, including exhibitions of Turkish wrestling and even fashion shows. The theatre was designed by the architect Jacques Ignace Hittorff and was opened by Emperor Napoleon III on 11 December 1852 as the Cirque Napoléon. The orchestral concerts of Jules Etienne Pasdeloup were inaugurated at the Cirque Napoléon on 27 October 1861 and continued for more than twenty years. The theatre was renamed Cirque d'Hiver in 1870.
The Musée du Fumeur (Smoking Museum) is a private museum of smoking located in the 11th arrondissement of Paris at 7 rue Pache, Paris, France. It is open daily except Monday; an admission fee is charged. The nearest métro station is Voltaire.
The Place du 8 Février 1962 is a public square located in the 11th arrondissement of Paris, specifically in the Charonne district, at the intersection of the Rue de Charonne and the Boulevard Voltaire.
Nation is a station of the Paris Métro and of Île-de-France's regional high-speed RER. It serves lines 1, 2, 6 and 9 of the Paris Métro and line A of the RER. It takes its name from its location at the Place de la Nation.
The Synagogue Don Isaac Abravanel, also known as the Synagogue de la Roquette, is a historic synagogue in the 11th arrondissement of Paris, France. It was built in 1962 for Jews who emigrated to France from Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia as a result of decolonization. It was designed by architects Alexandre Persitz and Arthur-Georges Héaume in the Modernist style. It was named in memory of Isaac Abravanel.
Voltaire is a station on line 9 of the Paris Métro. The station is located in the Place Léon Blum (formerly called the Place Voltaire) along with the town hall of the 11th arrondissement, which serves a lively district.
Artistic Athévains is a theatre in Paris, located at 45 bis rue Richard-Lenoir in the 11th arrondissement. It was originally a café-concert, dating from the beginning of the 20th century.
The Musée Édith Piaf is a private museum dedicated to singer Édith Piaf located in the 11th arrondissement at 5, rue Crespin du Gast, Paris, France. It is open by appointment; admission is free.
ESCP Europe (French: École supérieure de commerce de Paris) is a European business school with campuses in Paris, Berlin, London, Madrid, Turin, and Warsaw. ESCP Europe is one of the most selective French Grandes écoles and referred in France as one of the "trois Parisiennes" (three Parisians), together with HEC Paris and ESSEC Business School. ESCP Europe is also considered as the world's oldest business school.. ESCP Europe is especially famous for its Master in Management program, ranked 5th worldwide and for its Master in Finance, ranked 2nd worldwide by the Financial Times.
Le Chateaubriand (French pronunciation: [lə ʃɑtobʁijɑ̃]) is a restaurant on Avenue Parmentier in Paris, France. Its chef is Iñaki Aizpitarte. Le Chateaubriand eschews traditional Parisian À la carte menus in favor of prixe fixe offerings, paired with wines which include biodynamic and organic vintages from South Africa, the United States and Georgia. In other words, everything but French wines.