The Centre Pompidou, located in the 4th arrondissement, is a phenomenal center for the modern and contemporary arts. The building, which looks something like a Lego construction or intricate hamster tubing from the outside, holds the incredible Musée National d'Art Moderne, Europe's largest collection of modern art. You'll find everything from inspiring oil paintings to inexplicable cardboard sculptures by artists famous, not famous, and infamous. Traveling exhibitions have displayed major works by Picasso, Warhol, Dalí, and many more. Enter and discover an endless supply of bizarre artistic expression that you'll only be able to experience firsthand.
*Take the elevator to the rooftop (you will need to either purchase a ticket to the National Museum of Modern Art or dine at the eccentric restaurant Georges) for a stunning view of Paris.
*Be sure to walk around the Pompidou, the building is a piece of art in and of itself. Eclectic street performers hang around the area and congregate in the Place Georges Pompidou right outside.
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