The Grand Mosque is located in Paris 5th arrondissement in the heart of Saint-Victor district facing the jardin des plantes (garden of plants) and near the University of Jussieu. It was built in 1927, picturesque architecture of Hispano-Moorish style with a shady patio with multicolored mosaics, surrounded by galleries, a hammam, a souk, an oriental restaurant and a tea room where you can taste the delicious pastries accompanied a mint tea. The interior of the restaurant offers beautiful painted wood ceilings, as well as beautiful furniture in the purest North African tradition with cousins and tables in gilded iron and carved. The menu is rather simple offers most of the specialties of North Africa with couscous, tajines etc… Its minaret, inaugurated in 1926, overlook the immaculate cupolas and beautiful gardens. The hammam is the ideal place to restore health and good morale, not empty the bathrooms of steam decorated with mosaics, columns of marbles and fountains are worth seeing. Entrance 15 €, 38 € with exfoliation, soap, massage and mint tea + 5 € bathrobe rental.
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la Grande Mosquée de Paris: 2bis Place du Puits de l’Ermite – 75005 Paris
Metro station: Place Monge (line 7) or Censier – Daubenton.