This elegant Japanese style cinema has got to be one of Paris’s most beautiful, and unusual, filmhouses. Located in the chic and predominantly residential 7th arrondissement it’s actually the only cinema in this neighbourhood. Originally built in 1896 by the architect, Francois Emile-Morin, the building’s unique Oriental style is the result of Emile-Morin’s wife’s great passion for the Far East.
Today its architectural style is deemed so impressive that it’s actually been declared a listed building under French law. Seeing a film in the gorgeous main viewing room is a real treat; red velvet curtains and detailed Japanese art and dark wood features make for a cinema trip you wont forget no matter what you think of the film itself!
On dry days be sure to leave time to visit the serene Japanese garden that’s part of the cinema too, a wonderful restful spot to escape the buzz of the city. Also, if you don’t speak French, don’t worry, La Pagode also shows many American and English releases. Make sure the film is listed as VO (original version) and you’ll have no problems understanding, no matter the level of your French!
La Pagode Cinema | Cinemas | Entrance from € 6
57 bis rue de Babylone | +33962230553
09:00 – 23:00 daily