Address The Courthouse of Saintes Sq. du Maréchal Foch, 17100 Saintes, France

Built between 1859 and 1863 by architects Victor Fontorbe and Henri Van Cleemputte, the Saintes courthouse also serves as a historical monument.

Remarkable thanks to its clean lines and imposing columns, the courthouse owes its existence to the fact that it houses the Assize Court of the Charente department. In late neo-classical style, it sits enthroned on the former site of the Cordeliers convent. This is one of the proofs of the prestige of Saintes, where the prefecture used to be. Its facade consists of a portico with Doric columns. It communicates with the Gallia Theater through Square Foch.

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The Paris guide to the 1000 cult places of films, series, music, comics and novels

The Paris guide to the 1000 cult places of films, series, music, comics and novels

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The café of Amélie, the mansion of Untouchables, the jazz club of the finale of La La Land, the Hôtel du Nord of the mythical replica of Arletty “Atmosphere”, the cinema of A bout de souffle, the restaurant of Ratatouille, the quays of the Seine of Midnight in Paris, the secret places of the Da Vinci Code, the grocery store of January in La Traversée de Paris , the Bridge of Inception and Peur sur la ville, the addresses of the spectacular scenes of Mission Impossible 6, but also series Call my agent, Gears, Le Bureau des légendes, Sense8, Sex and The City, Gossip Girl…

Etienne Daho’s Café de Flore, Jay-Z and Kanye West’s hotel in Nas in Paris, Serge Gainsbourg’s Poinçonneur des Lilas metro station, Serge Reggiani and Marc Lavoine’s Mirabeau Bridge, Mc Solaar’s Lyon station…

The places evoked in the comics Adèle Blanc-Sec, Largo Winch, Blake and Mortimer, Michel Vaillant…

But also in the novels of Ernest Hemingway, Victor Hugo, Leo Malet, Daniel Pennac, Marc Levy, Guillaume Musso… you’ll find all the must-see places of Parisian Pop Culture in this new guide.

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