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The Dome of Paris is a gem among some of Paris' most iconic structures. Built in 1959, the dome of this leading indoor arena, sports and entertainment venue is made up of 1,100 aluminium panels. This state-of-the-art venue can easily accommodate up to 4600 spectators. Characterized by bright blue seats and impeccable lighting, witnessing any event here will surely be a thrilling experience. This venue has been the canvas of some of the most iconic and celebrated international performers and artists like the Beatles, Eric Clapton, Elton John, Pink Floyd, Antonio Gades and many more. Needless to say, the sheer experience of watching a live performance at this space is exhilarating.
Walking around Paris on a Saturday night you will see flags being waved from cars in support of Paris-Saint-Germain (PSG), Paris' own soccer squad. PSG is one of Europe's most well known teams and Parc des Princes is the home of that famous club. Step inside the stadium during a game day and you'll hear the supporters shout the name of their favorite players as well as the catchy cheers and songs. Many of their players have been seen during international tournaments such as the UEFA Cup or the World Cup.
The Roland Garros stadium is home to the French Open tennis tournament. This Grand Slam event held during late May and early June, attracts the best of talents from the tennis world. The imposing Philippe-Chatrier center court, can accommodate a crowd of 15,000 spectators. The Roland Garros stadium has the best of modern facilities to offer, to spectators, players and the media alike. You can also lunch or dine at the full fledged restaurant on the stadium premises. Guided tours to the Tenniseum, are an added attraction here.
Symbol of the French victory in the 1998 World Cup, this stadium has become as famous as any other great Parisian monument. The 80,000-seat stadium is home to soccer matches and to other sporting events as well as many concerts which take advantage of the wonderful acoustics. Also within the stadium is a souvenir shop and a cafeteria which offers reasonably-priced meals, as well as a convention hall. This massive space hosts diverse events in its auditorium and other rooms. Guided tours can be arranged, and taking public transportation to avoid traffic during events is suggested.
Longchamps hosts over 31 races annually. Its variety of tracks and famous hill puts the world's best thoroughbreds to the ultimate test here. The Arc de Triomphe Weekend takes place here, and is attended by more than 55,000 spectators and watched by a billion people all over the world. It takes place every first weekend in October. If you can make it happen, this promises to be one memorable afternoon at the track!