History and visit the Rue Mazarine in Paris
In the district of la Monnaie, the sixth arrondissement of Paris is located on Rue Mazarine. Ditches formerly de Nesle, this route connects the rue de Seine, to the intersection of Buci and St. André des Arts. The origin of its name comes from the Collège des Quatre-Nations founded by Mazarin. Jules Mazarin born July 14, 1602 at Pescina, is a famous French statesman. He died March 9, 1661 in Paris.
In 1661, Mazarin creates the College des Quatre Nations in order to accommodate 60 children and raise volunteer some poor men from Spain, Germany, Italy and Flanders. This school was built by the architects Lambert and Levau Orbay, a part of the former Hotel de Nesle and the place of the tower and the Porte de Nesle demolished in 1763. It was opened in 1688. Currently, public sessions of the Institute are in the church houses the tomb of Cardinal. Library in honor of Mazarin had been annexed to the College des Quatre Nations.
It is composed of forty thousand books, compiled by Gabriel Naudé. The college remained until 1792, serving thereafter in prison at the time of the Terror and the headquarters of the Institute in 1806. You can also find on the Rue Mazarine, the location of the Opera House built in 1669, a tennis court, where stood the ancient wall of Philippe-Auguste, Rue Dauphine. You can also see on the street, the theater and the old hotel Guénégaud Pumps.
Transfer to the Rue Mazarine in Paris
Rue Mazarine is 19 km from Orly airport, 38 km from Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport and 106 km from Beauvais Airport.