Many of the diplomatic embassies, prestigious schools and more intimate museums are located here and the ornate 19th century mansions lining the broad leafy avenues house some of the wealthier residents of Paris.
The 16th has the 4th highest average household income after the 8th, 7th and 6th ...
So, with this bit of knowledge it was time to explore some of the sights ..
Loved this Monet of Water Lilies and Agapanthus - good old Aggie's pants - always gorgeous!
We were also fortunate to see a stunning retrospective of Berthe Morisot's life work - she painted over 423 paintings alone, not counting the hundreds of drawings, watercolours and pastels in her short life of just 54 years.
She truly was a wonderful Impressionist, if not as well known as her many male artist friends.
It was a real treat to see this exhibition ...