Whether you book a hotel room for a business trip or a tourist stay, it is sometimes nice to be able to visit the surroundings without wasting time on transport. In the heart of the 9th arrondissement of Paris, the Cadet Residence invites you to discover the sites to be discovered during a walk around our aparthotel.
Start your walk in Paris at the Atelier des Lumières
By taking metro line 9, theAtelier des Lumières is just 23 minutes from your Cadet hotel. Here is the opportunity to discover this very recent space entirely dedicated to Digital Arts. Housed in the former foundry of the Pichon family, this 3,300 m² exhibition center offers an immersive experience where monumental works are shown continuously. The walls are then covered withdigital works of art sometimes reaching 10 meters in height, thanks to innovative multimedia equipment including a spatialized sound system and more than 140 projectors.
Shows are also offered regularly in the Atelier des Lumières art center, combining classical arts, music and digital technology.
After the success of the exhibition highlighting the work of Van Gogh, this new Parisian monument presents you, until January 2, 2023, a Provençal journey around the works of Paul Cézanne, as well as an immersive experience on the theme of abstraction by Kandinsky.
The Atelier des Lumières is open Monday to Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and also offers night openings on weekends, until 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and until 7 p.m. on Sundays.
Visit the Père Lachaise cemetery
Accessible on foot from the Hotel du Cadran in just 16 minutes, the Père Lachaise cemetery is a unique place to walk, which takes you to the heart of a rich heritage dating back more than 2 centuries.
A story that begins 220 years ago
The Père Lachaise cemetery was built in 1804 to cope with the lack of space to bury the dead in Paris. It was then decided to install it at the top of a hill, on the outskirts of Paris, on the hill which was then called “Champ-l’Évêque”. It was the architect Alexandre-Théodore Brongniart who then took charge of the project, and from June 1804, the first burials took place in this cemetery in eastern Paris.
The Père Lachaise cemetery takes its name from the Jesuit priest François d’Aix de La Chaize, who lived on the hill of Champ-l’Évêque before the construction of the cemetery.
The largest cemetery in Paris intra muros
After more than 200 years of history and more than 70,000 graves, the cemetery is today the largest cemetery in the capital (43 hectares), but also the most visited in the world, with no less than 3.5 million visitors per year. Still in operation, nearly 10,000 funeral ceremonies are held there each year, and many famous people are buried there today. Among the most visited tombs today, we recognize great artists and famous people from all over the world: Édith Piaf, Alfred de Musset, Oscar Wilde, Yves Montand, Jim Morrison, Marcel Proust, Molière, Eugène Delacroix, Frédéric Chopin….
Other graves attract the curiosity of tourists with their more unusual appearance, such as the tomb of Victor Noir and his bronze statue symbolizing fertility for some, or the tomb of Fernand Arbelot representing him lying and holding his face in his handsa woman’s.
The Père Lachaise cemetery is also home to many commemorative monuments, the best known of which is most certainly the Communards’ wall, which pays tribute to the combatants of the city of Paris who were shot in 1871.
A cemetery with incredible biodiversity
If the cemetery du Père Lachaise, in the 20th arrondissement of Paris, is best known for its graves, yet life is very present there, and the green space it represents is the ideal place for the development of biodiversity. There are then more than 4,000 trees of 80 different species, enough to let the fauna and flora express themselves freely. In addition, the use of phytosanitary products has been prohibited there since 2015, allowing hedgehogs, birds, bats and even foxes to live peacefully and freely.
Of course, the walk around the hotel does not stop there, and your curiosity can push you to the Montmartre hill, the Opera, or the Palais Garnier.
The Cadet residence, in the heart of the 9th arrondissement of Paris
A stone’s throw from the picturesque district of Montmartre and many other significant sites of Paris, the Cadet residence welcomes you in a modern and warm aparthotel, decorated according to London inspiration.
Let yourself be seduced by this soothing atmosphere, and take possession of your apartment or studio, to live a unforgettable stay in Paris. Here, everything is at your disposal so you don’t miss anything and enjoy. The independent accommodation is fully equipped, with a lounge area, a small equipped kitchen, a private bathroom and a sleeping area. This is enough to spend a good night’s sleep before setting off to discover Paris 9.
Many services are offered to you for more comfort. From the grocery kit as soon as you arrive, to the washing machine, to the cleaning service, you will not miss anything and you will feel at home from the first seconds.Does the history of Paris fascinate you? Learn more by exploring the 9th arrondissement. You will discover the most beautiful places in the City of Light, just a stone’s throw from the Cadet residence.