Paris Monuments and Museums

The Institute of the Arab World

Located in the heart of historical Paris in the 5th district, Place Mohammed V between the quay Saint Bernard and the Jussieu campus, the Institute of the Arab world is a Parisian cultural institution dedicated to the Arab world.
Le pavillon dessiné par Zaha Hadid se posera début 2011 sur le parvis de l'Institut du monde arabe (Paris, 5e), suite à la donation faite par CThe architects who designed this building have attempted to make a synthesis between Arab culture and Western culture. The construction of this facility has been made to improve the diplomatic relations between France and the Arab countries under President Valery Giscard d’Estaing and was inaugurated November 30, 1987 by President François Mitterrand.

The Institute of the Arab world welcomes numerous exhibitions and offers a library, a language center, restaurants and a bookshop. The activities proposed by the Arab World Institute are open to public. This then allows you to explore the Western culture and its history.