Now linked with the Cité de la Musique on the northeast edge of the city, the Salle Pleyel, just a minute from the Champs Elysées, is now home to both the Paris Orchestra and the Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra.
Named after the French piano manufacturer, it's the only theatre hall in Paris built specifically for symphonic music, and is bigger than similar spaces such as the Sale Gaveau or the Théâtre des Champs Elysées.
Finished in 1927, the building has undergone many renovations and alterations - with varying degrees of success - and can now seat 1,700 people in its main auditorium (whereas initially there were seats for 3,000!).
The foyer has also been restored to its art déco splendour, and a studio installed in the basement, serving for radio broadcasts of certain concerts.
The Salle Pleyel is rumoured to have the best acoustics of any classical music space in Europe. Perhaps you'll tell us if that's true?
Alain Bernardin founded the Crazy Horse Saloon in 1951, drawing creative inspiration from American striptease.
An institution for night owls, the Crazy Horse Saloon is know for its teasing but tasteful topless dancers, and has been carefully renovating its image over the last few years, with guest spots by stars such as Carmen Electra, Dita Von Teese and Pamela Anderson.
A succession of sassy and glamorous images, Desires combines chic and sensual. Zula Zazou, Jade Or, Psykko Tico or Nooka Karamel will take you into an universe where aesthetics is sometimes combined with humour without ever abandoning the codes of the house.
Crazy Horse Saloon
12 avenue George V 75008 Paris
Metro: George V