For European Heritage Days 2019 in Paris, many are those who are keen on discovering uncommon things. And for good reason, during this main event in Parisian cultural schedule, the capital will unveil all its best-kept secrets. Among these quirkiest discoveries you can make on European Heritage Days we have Hotel Banke.
Hotel Banke hasn’t chosen its name like that… Nestled near the very rich Opéra neighborhood, Hotel Banke pays tribute to its past by organizing tours of the premises: former diamond bank, the hotel has been created in the early 20th century by architects Charles Friésé and Joseph Cassien-Bernard. Former headquarters of the Banque Suisse Française, the bank has merged with two other banks and the 20 rue Lafayette has experience many years filled with money and prestige, before being taken over in 2005 by Derby Hotels Collection.
And for European Heritage Days 2019 in Paris, Hotel Banke invites you to discover its unique history with guided tours. You’ll discover the hotel prestigious lobby, explore the first floor where used to be the executives’ offices, discover the vault and the private ethnic jewels collection of Derby group owner and art fan Jordi Clos. A trip to Paris of the Belle Epoque to discover on Sunday September 22, 2019 at 6:30 a.m. for a 1-hour tour. Yes, the early bid catches the worm!
European Heritage Days 2019 Program in Paris and the Ile-de-France Region:
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On 22 September 2019
From 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.
20 Rue la Fayette
75009 Paris 9
M° Chaussée d'Antin La Fayette