Observatoire in Paris

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The observatory was erected by ''Claude Perrault'' from 1667 to 1672 by order of ''Colbert''. The building is oriented to the four directions. It is crossed in the center by the Paris meridain (2o 20' 14'' East of Greenwich). The observatory is not open to the public.
Address: 61, Ave. de l'Observatoire, entrance: 77, Avenue Denfert-Rochereau
Directions: RER B: Denfert Rochereau, Métro: Royal Port(Bearing) or Denfert-Rochereau.
Phone: 01.40.51.22.21
Url: http://www.obspm.fr/obsparis.en.shtml

Source wikitravel.org/en/Paris/14th arrondissement