Paris…Café de la Paix…París

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The Café de la Paix (French pronunciation: [kafe də la pɛ]) is a famous café located on the northwest corner of the intersection of the Boulevard des Capucines with the Place de l’Opéra in the 9th arrondissement of Paris. Designed by the architect Alfred Armand[fr], who also designed the InterContinental Paris Le Grand Hotel in which the café is located, the florid interior decor is only exceeded by that of Charles Garnier’s Opéra (located across the plaza). It is said that if one sits at the café, one is bound to run into a friend or acquaintance due to the café’s popularity and reputation.
The Café de la Paix opened June 30, 1862, to serve the Grand-Hôtel de la Paix (named after the nearby rue de la Paix), whose name was later shortened to Grand-Hôtel. It serviced visitors of Expo exhibition in 1867. Its proximity to the Opéra attracted many famous clients, including Jules Massenet, Émile Zola, and Guy de Maupassant. The Café is also the setting for the poem “The Absinthe Drinkers” by the Canadian poet, Robert Service
During the Belle Époque, visitors to the Café included Sergei Diaghilev, and the Prince of Wales and future King of the United Kingdom, Edward VII.
A radio studio was later installed in the Café, which broadcast the program “This is Paris” to the United States.
On August 22, 1975, the Café was declared a historic site by the French government.

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El café de la Paix (Pronunciación en francés: /kafe də la pɛ/) es un famoso café y restaurante situado en el IX Distrito de París, en el cruce del Bulevar de las Capuchinas y la Plaza de la Ópera. Es obra del arquitecto Charles Rohaut de Fleury, que es también el autor del Grand-Hôtel de la Paix, del que este café formaba parte.
El Café de la Paix fue inaugurado el 30 de junio de 1862. Su proximidad con la Ópera atrajo a muchos clientes famosos como Piotr Ilich Chaikovski, Jules Massenet, Émile Zola y Guy de Maupassant.
En la Belle Époque, entre los clientes del café figuran Sergei Diaghilev, y el Príncipe de Gales y futuro rey del Reino Unido , Eduardo VII.
El 22 de agosto de 1975, fue declarado monumento histórico por el gobierno francés.
Fue construido en el estilo Napoleón III

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