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A Crispy Visit at Friet Museum, Bruge

Do you like fries? Who doesn’t? Well, this is a great chance for you all pommes frites enthusiasts because Frietmuseum in Bruges is the house of fries. Here you can find out everything you want to know about fries. It’s fun, catchy for entire family! It is the first institution in the world dedicated to French fries. The Bruges Chip Museum, or Het Frietmuseum, is open every day from 10 am to 5 pm. However, it can be opened on request, after hours, for groups. The Bruges Chip Museum is closed on 24th, 25th and 31st December, 1st January and 10 th to 21 st January 2011. The entrance ticket is not very expensive, that is, 6 €: adults, 5 €: groups (of 15 people or more, reservation required), students, 65+ and 4 €: children from 6 to 12 years. Take your time to visit all the three parts of Het Frietmuseum in Bruges, which is made up from the history of the potato, the history of fries, and in the end you can taste some of the delicious French fries.

Fries Museum - Source europe.eurostar.com
Fries Museum - Source europe.eurostar.com


Fries Museum, Brugge - Source bbc.co.uk
Fries Museum, Brugge - Source bbc.co.uk


Friet Museum, Bruge - Source visitflanders.us
Friet Museum, Bruge - Source visitflanders.us

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Visiting CineAqua, the Greatest Aquarium in Paris

Whether you are still a child or not, you must go to CineAqua in Paris. The Paris Aquarium welcomes its visitors everyday from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm. Is is situated in the Trocadero Square, at only 5 minutes walking distance from the Eiffel Tower. Just cross the bridge in from of the Tower, and head towards Trocadero. On the left side you will see CineAqua Paris. Tickets are not very expensive, however, it is worth mentioning this sightseeing in the list of the Paris top sightseeings. Take your time and enjoy the unique moments CineAqua offers for its visitors. You only have to pay an entrance fee - 19.50 €/adult, children under 3 years don’t have to pay a ticket, 3-12 years children will pay 12.50 € in exchange for the ticket and those between 13-17 years old will also be given a discount and will pay only 15.50 €/ticket. If you are a student, then you will benefit from a discount, too, because you will only need to pay a 15.50 € entrance fee ticket. Senior citizens, who are at least 60, and unemployed will have to pay a discounted ticket – 15.50 €. You will have a greater advantage if you buy an annual pass – only 59 € for adults, 46 € for children and 38 € for young people (13-17 years and students).

A Visit at Cine Aqua Paris
A Visit at Cine Aqua Paris


All these entrance fees enable you to enjoy everything at Paris Aquarium Cinéaqua. However, there are some online offers available – you should check them in advance! But, you have to print them and bring them with you at the entrance desk. A 4 person pass at only 49€ or if you want to visit CineAqua Paris during the week, then you will benefit from a 20% discount.
Cine Aqua Paris - Source modusoptimus.com
Cine Aqua Paris - Source modusoptimus.com

During your tour you will discover 43 aquariums, over 10 000 fish and invertebrates, including 25 sharks, a touch pool, 2 cinemas, various spectacles and informative talks giving you and your family a magical day. CineAqua is a special cinema because you will also find very many new things about the underwater world – short cinema films, produced by National Geographic, will take you into the beautiful world of small and greatest species of fish. If you want to have a rest, then try one of the restaurants inside CineAqua – Ozu and Zen Cafe.
CineAqua - Aquarium in Paris
CineAqua - Aquarium in Paris


CineAqua - Paris 2011
CineAqua - Paris 2011

Fish at CineAqua, Paris - Source paris-photos.org
Fish at CineAqua, Paris - Source paris-photos.org

Main Entrance at CineAqua, Paris - Source top-parents.fr
Main Entrance at CineAqua, Paris - Source top-parents.fr

Les Serres d’Auteuil, the Greenhouses in Paris

It is the known the fact that Paris, despite its great number of inhabitants and traffic, it also offers a very beautiful view to its passers-by, the multitude of trees, plants of all kinds. And in this respect, you should stop and take your time to visit a fresh place – Les Serres d’Auteuil - the greenhouse of Paris, situated in the botanical garden (Jardin des Plantes). Les Serres d’Auteuil are part of the National Musem of Natural History. The entrance fee depends on the type of ticket, students are given a discount, based on the proof. They were erected at the end of the 19th century under the direction of Jean-Camille Formigé. The greenhouse are worth visiting because they host all kinds of exotic species of plants, from azaleas, cacti, begonias to carnivorous plants. Don’t forget to go up the stairs to admire the view from above.

Black Boy Plant at Les Serres d'Auteuil -the Greenhouses in Paris
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Cacti Les Serres d'Auteuil - the Greenhouses in Paris
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Close View of the Plants in Les Serres d'Auteuil, the Greenhouses in Paris
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Exotic Plants in Les Serres d'Auteuil, the Greenhouses in Paris
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Exotic Tree in Les Serres d'Auteuil, the Greenhouses in Paris
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Exotic Wood in Les Serres d'Auteuil, the Greenhouses in Paris
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Greenhouses in Paris Les Serres d'Auteuil - Front View
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Plants in Les Serres d'Auteuil, the Greenhouses in Paris
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Water in Les Serres d'Auteuil - the Greenhouses in Paris
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