On the Left Bank, you'll find one of the most interesting cinemas in Europe. La Pagode is a Japanese-style building surrounded by an oriental garden. In 1895, the director of the large department store Bon Marche' had this structure built for his wife. In 1931, it was converted into a cinema. The ornate Japanese room is a great place to take in a film. info: 7th arrondissement, 57b rue Babylone.