Guided tour

Paris: UNESCO Headquarters Tour

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Activity provider: Cultival

Paris: UNESCO Headquarters Tour

Activity provider: Cultival
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Discover the headquarters of one of the most prestigious international organizations: UNESCO. Explore the agency's extensive art collection. Gain insights into the UN's history and present operations.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
French, English
Wheelchair accessible


  • Enjoy exclusive access to the UNESCO headquarters
  • Learn about the organization's function and history
  • Move between spaces designed by world-renowned architects
Full description
Located in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, the UNESCO House has been home to the headquarters of this specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) since 1958. A treasure of modern architecture, it is the result of a collaboration among several emblematic figures of the twentieth century, including the architects Bernard Zehrfuss, Marcel Breuer, and Luigi Nervi. This guided tour, which focuses on the actions and impact of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, will allow you to discover its operations as well as its values. Accompanied by your guide, you will pass through the institution's iconic spaces, such as its impressive conference rooms, walkways, concrete corridors, the only Japanese garden in Paris, and its meditation space designed by the famous Japanese architect Tadao Ando. This guided tour will also be an opportunity to discover the exceptional works of art housed in UNESCO House: from Miró to Picasso, from Giacometti to Calder, a unique and unexpected collection of more than 600 contemporary masterpieces unfolds along the way. Whether you are interested in UNESCO's missions, passionate about art and architecture, or simply want to know how this famous organization works, this guided tour in the heart of Paris will arouse your curiosity and inspire.
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  • Transfers
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  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet your guide outside the building on the left side of the glassed security check area, in front of the UNESCO sign. Please arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled start of the activity.

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Very interesting visit to a little-known place. The guide was

July 25, 2022

Product ID: 306448