Museums, a theater, gardens, a magnificent view of the Eiffel Tower...
statue palace of Trocadero esplanade of Trocadero

But what do we call the Trocadero located in the 16th district ? It is an architectural complex in the style of the 30s with the Trocadero Palace built for the Universal Exhibition of 1878 then dismantled 57 years later. It was replaced by the Palais de Chaillot. The Trocadero overlooks the Seine and faces the Eiffel Tower. A superb complex (of 55 000 m2) which houses the Trocadero gardens, the esplanade of Trocadéro, the National Theatre of Chaillot, the National Museum of the Navy... It is in this district that is located the Aquarium of Paris. To have a drink or a meal, the Trocadero café is a typical Parisian brasserie. The district is served by the Trocadero metro which is located place du Trocadero

A magnificent view of the Eiffel Tower

The Trocadero esplanade is located just in front of Eiffel Tower. It overlooks the Seine and the view on the Iron Lady is very beautiful. The photographers will be able to enjoy themselves! The restaurants on the Trocadero side offer a view on the Eiffel Tower

Museums to visit in the Trocadero district

  • The Museum of Man (a museum of ethnography to know everything about the human race in its anthropological, historical and cultural diversity) - The exhibitions at the Musée de l'Homme are of high quality.
  • The City of Architecture and Heritage (or Museum of Architecture)
  • The Galliera Palace (museum of clothing and accessories) and its temporary exhibitions
  • The National Museum of the Navy (closed for renovation)

On the other side of the Seine...

Eiffel Tower
Family cruise on the Seine with the Vedettes de Paris
The Incollables cruise with the Bateaux-Parisiens (7/11 years old)
An exceptional lunch or dinner on the Seine
The Quai Branly Jacques Chirac Museum
The Army Museum

Practical information

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