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July Column in the Place de la Bastille. The Place de la Bastille is a square in Paris, where the Bastille prison stood until the 'Storming of the Bastille' and its subsequent physical destruction between 14 July 1789 and 14 July 1790 during the French Revolution. The square straddles 3 arrondissements of Paris, namely the 4th, 11th and 12th. The July Column (Colonne de Juillet) which commemorates the events of the July Revolution (1830) stands at the center of the square
July Column in the Place de la Bastille. The Place de la Bastille is a square in Paris, where the Bastille prison stood until the 'Storming of the Bastille' and its subsequent physical destruction between 14 July 1789 and 14 July 1790 during the French Revolution. The square straddles 3 arrondissements of Paris, namely the 4th, 11th and 12th. The July Column (Colonne de Juillet) which commemorates the events of the July Revolution (1830) stands at the center of the square.
Location: Place de la Bastille, Paris, France
Image ID: 28248  
Royal Chapel of Versailles, dedicated to Saint Louis, patron saint of the Bourbons, the chapel was consecrated in 1710.  It was here that  Louis XVI of France was wed to Marie-Antoinette. The ceiling represents God the Father in His Glory Bringing to the World the Promise of Redemption and was painted by Antoine Coypel, Chateau de Versailles, Paris
Royal Chapel of Versailles, dedicated to Saint Louis, patron saint of the Bourbons, the chapel was consecrated in 1710. It was here that Louis XVI of France was wed to Marie-Antoinette. The ceiling represents God the Father in His Glory Bringing to the World the Promise of Redemption and was painted by Antoine Coypel.
Location: Chateau de Versailles, Paris, France
Image ID: 28250  
Notre Dame de Paris. Notre Dame de Paris ("Our Lady of Paris"), also known as Notre Dame Cathedral or simply Notre Dame, is a historic Roman Catholic Marian cathedral on the eastern half of the Ile de la Cite in the fourth arrondissement of Paris, France. Widely considered one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture and among the largest and most well-known churches in the world ever built, Notre Dame is the cathedral of the Catholic Archdiocese of Paris
Notre Dame de Paris. Notre Dame de Paris ("Our Lady of Paris"), also known as Notre Dame Cathedral or simply Notre Dame, is a historic Roman Catholic Marian cathedral on the eastern half of the Ile de la Cite in the fourth arrondissement of Paris, France. Widely considered one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture and among the largest and most well-known churches in the world ever built, Notre Dame is the cathedral of the Catholic Archdiocese of Paris.
Location: Notre Dame de Paris, France
Image ID: 28254  
Pantheon. The Pantheon is a building in the Latin Quarter in Paris. It was originally built as a church dedicated to St. Genevieve and to house the reliquary chasse containing her relics but now functions as a secular mausoleum containing the remains of distinguished French citizens
Pantheon. The Pantheon is a building in the Latin Quarter in Paris. It was originally built as a church dedicated to St. Genevieve and to house the reliquary chasse containing her relics but now functions as a secular mausoleum containing the remains of distinguished French citizens.
Location: Pantheon, Paris, France
Image ID: 28029  
Arc de Triomphe. The Arc de Triomphe (Arc de Triomphe de l'Etoile) is one of the most famous monuments in Paris. It stands in the centre of the Place Charles de Gaulle (originally named Place de l'Etoile), at the western end of the Champs-Elysees. The Arc de Triomphe (in English: "Triumphal Arch") honors those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and the Napoleonic Wars, with the names of all French victories and generals inscribed on its inner and outer surfaces. Beneath its vault lies the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from World War I. The monument was designed by Jean Chalgrin in 1806, and its iconographic program pitted heroically nude French youths against bearded Germanic warriors in chain mail. It set the tone for public monuments, with triumphant patriotic messages. The monument stands 50 metres (164 ft) in height, 45 m (148 ft) wide and 22 m (72 ft) deep
Arc de Triomphe. The Arc de Triomphe (Arc de Triomphe de l'Etoile) is one of the most famous monuments in Paris. It stands in the centre of the Place Charles de Gaulle (originally named Place de l'Etoile), at the western end of the Champs-Elysees. The Arc de Triomphe (in English: "Triumphal Arch") honors those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and the Napoleonic Wars, with the names of all French victories and generals inscribed on its inner and outer surfaces. Beneath its vault lies the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from World War I. The monument was designed by Jean Chalgrin in 1806, and its iconographic program pitted heroically nude French youths against bearded Germanic warriors in chain mail. It set the tone for public monuments, with triumphant patriotic messages. The monument stands 50 metres (164 ft) in height, 45 m (148 ft) wide and 22 m (72 ft) deep.
Location: Arc de Triomphe, Paris, France
Image ID: 28084  
Eglise de la Madeleine, a Roman Catholic church in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, designed in its present form as a temple to the glory of Napoleon's army
Eglise de la Madeleine, a Roman Catholic church in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, designed in its present form as a temple to the glory of Napoleon's army.
Location: Eglise de la Madeleine, Paris, France
Image ID: 28088  
Opera de Paris, Paris Opera, or simply Opera, is the primary opera company of Paris. It was founded in 1669 by Louis XIV as the Academie d'Opera
Opera de Paris, Paris Opera, or simply Opera, is the primary opera company of Paris. It was founded in 1669 by Louis XIV as the Academie d'Opera.
Location: Opera de Paris, France
Image ID: 28089  
Panorama dimensions: 8565 x 6162
Hotel de Ville.  The Hotel de Ville in Paris, France, is the building housing the City of Paris's administration. Standing on the place de l'Hotel de Ville (formerly the place de Greve) in the city's IVe arrondissement, it has been the location of the municipality of Paris since 1357
Hotel de Ville. The Hotel de Ville in Paris, France, is the building housing the City of Paris's administration. Standing on the place de l'Hotel de Ville (formerly the place de Greve) in the city's IVe arrondissement, it has been the location of the municipality of Paris since 1357.
Location: Hotel de Ville, Paris, France
Image ID: 28091  
Gallery of Italian Painting, Musee du Louvre, Paris, France
Gallery of Italian Painting, Musee du Louvre, Paris, France.
Location: Musee du Louvre, Paris, France
Image ID: 28108  
Eglise Saint-Sulpice. Saint-Sulpice is a Roman Catholic church in Paris, France, on the east side of the Place Saint-Sulpice, in the Luxembourg Quarter of the VIe arrondissement. At 113 metres long, 58 metres in width and 34 metres tall, it is only slightly smaller than Notre-Dame and thus the second largest church in the city
Eglise Saint-Sulpice. Saint-Sulpice is a Roman Catholic church in Paris, France, on the east side of the Place Saint-Sulpice, in the Luxembourg Quarter of the VIe arrondissement. At 113 metres long, 58 metres in width and 34 metres tall, it is only slightly smaller than Notre-Dame and thus the second largest church in the city.
Location: Eglise Saint-Sulpice, Paris, France
Image ID: 28125  
Eglise Saint-Sulpice. Saint-Sulpice is a Roman Catholic church in Paris, France, on the east side of the Place Saint-Sulpice, in the Luxembourg Quarter of the VIe arrondissement. At 113 metres long, 58 metres in width and 34 metres tall, it is only slightly smaller than Notre-Dame and thus the second largest church in the city
Eglise Saint-Sulpice. Saint-Sulpice is a Roman Catholic church in Paris, France, on the east side of the Place Saint-Sulpice, in the Luxembourg Quarter of the VIe arrondissement. At 113 metres long, 58 metres in width and 34 metres tall, it is only slightly smaller than Notre-Dame and thus the second largest church in the city.
Location: Eglise Saint-Sulpice, Paris, France
Image ID: 28126  
Musee National d'Art Moderne, in Centre Georges Pompidou. Centre Georges Pompidou (also known as the Pompidou Centre) houses the Bibliotheque publique d'information, a vast public library, the Musee National d'Art Moderne which is the largest museum for modern art in Europe, and IRCAM, a centre for music and acoustic research, Musee National dArt Moderne, Paris, France
Musee National d'Art Moderne, in Centre Georges Pompidou. Centre Georges Pompidou (also known as the Pompidou Centre) houses the Bibliotheque publique d'information, a vast public library, the Musee National d'Art Moderne which is the largest museum for modern art in Europe, and IRCAM, a centre for music and acoustic research.
Location: Musee National dArt Moderne, Paris, France
Image ID: 28136  
Trocadero. The Trocadero, site of the Palais de Chaillot, is an area of Paris, France, in the 16th arrondissement, across the Seine from the Eiffel Tower
Trocadero. The Trocadero, site of the Palais de Chaillot, is an area of Paris, France, in the 16th arrondissement, across the Seine from the Eiffel Tower.
Location: Trocadero, Paris, France
Image ID: 28151  
Latin Quarter.  The Latin Quarter of Paris is an area in the 5th and parts of the 6th arrondissement of Paris. It is situated on the left bank of the Seine, around the Sorbonne known for student life, lively atmosphere and bistros, Quartier Latin
Latin Quarter. The Latin Quarter of Paris is an area in the 5th and parts of the 6th arrondissement of Paris. It is situated on the left bank of the Seine, around the Sorbonne known for student life, lively atmosphere and bistros.
Location: Quartier Latin, Paris, France
Image ID: 28158  
Latin Quarter.  The Latin Quarter of Paris is an area in the 5th and parts of the 6th arrondissement of Paris. It is situated on the left bank of the Seine, around the Sorbonne known for student life, lively atmosphere and bistros, Quartier Latin
Latin Quarter. The Latin Quarter of Paris is an area in the 5th and parts of the 6th arrondissement of Paris. It is situated on the left bank of the Seine, around the Sorbonne known for student life, lively atmosphere and bistros.
Location: Quartier Latin, Paris, France
Image ID: 28172  
Musee Rodin, in Paris, France, is a museum dedicated to the works of the French sculptor Auguste Rodin
Musee Rodin, in Paris, France, is a museum dedicated to the works of the French sculptor Auguste Rodin.
Location: Musee Rodin, Paris, France
Image ID: 28174  
Jardin du Luxembourg.  The Jardin du Luxembourg, or the Luxembourg Gardens, is the second largest public park in Paris located in the 6th arrondissement of Paris, France. The park is the garden of the French Senate, which is itself housed in the Luxembourg Palace
Jardin du Luxembourg. The Jardin du Luxembourg, or the Luxembourg Gardens, is the second largest public park in Paris located in the 6th arrondissement of Paris, France. The park is the garden of the French Senate, which is itself housed in the Luxembourg Palace.
Location: Jardin du Luxembourg, Paris, France
Image ID: 28180  
Panorama dimensions: 3699 x 18309
Latin Quarter.  The Latin Quarter of Paris is an area in the 5th and parts of the 6th arrondissement of Paris. It is situated on the left bank of the Seine, around the Sorbonne known for student life, lively atmosphere and bistros, Quartier Latin
Latin Quarter. The Latin Quarter of Paris is an area in the 5th and parts of the 6th arrondissement of Paris. It is situated on the left bank of the Seine, around the Sorbonne known for student life, lively atmosphere and bistros.
Location: Quartier Latin, Paris, France
Image ID: 28184  
Jardin des Tuileries. The Tuileries Garden is a public garden located between the Louvre Museum and the Place de la Concorde in the 1st arrondissement of Paris. created by Catherine de Medicis as the garden of the Tuileries Palace in 1564
Jardin des Tuileries. The Tuileries Garden is a public garden located between the Louvre Museum and the Place de la Concorde in the 1st arrondissement of Paris. created by Catherine de Medicis as the garden of the Tuileries Palace in 1564.
Location: Jardin des Tuileries, Paris, France
Image ID: 28231  
Ile de la Cite, one of two remaining natural islands in the Seine within the city of Paris It is the center of Paris and the location where the medieval city was refounded
Ile de la Cite, one of two remaining natural islands in the Seine within the city of Paris It is the center of Paris and the location where the medieval city was refounded.
Location: Ile de la Cite, Paris, France
Image ID: 28239  
Musee du Louvre and Seine River, viewed from Pavilion Denon, Paris, France
Musee du Louvre and Seine River, viewed from Pavilion Denon.
Location: Musee du Louvre, Paris, France
Image ID: 28041  
The Battle of the Nile, also known as the Battle of Aboukir Bay, in French as the Bataille d'Aboukir, panaramic photo showing wall and ceiling detail, Chateau de Versailles, Paris, France
The Battle of the Nile, also known as the Battle of Aboukir Bay, in French as the Bataille d'Aboukir, panaramic photo showing wall and ceiling detail.
Location: Chateau de Versailles, Paris, France
Image ID: 28076  
Panorama dimensions: 10378 x 6332
Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel. The Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel is a triumphal arch in Paris, located in the Place du Carrousel on the site of the former Tuileries Palace. It was built between 1806 and 1808 to commemorate Napoleon's military victories of the previous year
Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel. The Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel is a triumphal arch in Paris, located in the Place du Carrousel on the site of the former Tuileries Palace. It was built between 1806 and 1808 to commemorate Napoleon's military victories of the previous year.
Location: Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel, Paris, France
Image ID: 28096  
Aphrodite of Milos, Aphrodite tes Melou, better known as the Venus de Milo, is an ancient Greek marble statue and one of the most famous works of ancient Greek sculpture. Created sometime between 130 and 100 BC, it is believed to depict Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love and beauty (Venus to the Romans), Musee du Louvre, Paris, France
Aphrodite of Milos, Aphrodite tes Melou, better known as the Venus de Milo, is an ancient Greek marble statue and one of the most famous works of ancient Greek sculpture. Created sometime between 130 and 100 BC, it is believed to depict Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love and beauty (Venus to the Romans).
Location: Musee du Louvre, Paris, France
Image ID: 28097  
Notre Dame de Paris. Notre Dame de Paris ("Our Lady of Paris"), also known as Notre Dame Cathedral or simply Notre Dame, is a historic Roman Catholic Marian cathedral on the eastern half of the Ile de la Cite in the fourth arrondissement of Paris, France. Widely considered one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture and among the largest and most well-known churches in the world ever built, Notre Dame is the cathedral of the Catholic Archdiocese of Paris
Notre Dame de Paris. Notre Dame de Paris ("Our Lady of Paris"), also known as Notre Dame Cathedral or simply Notre Dame, is a historic Roman Catholic Marian cathedral on the eastern half of the Ile de la Cite in the fourth arrondissement of Paris, France. Widely considered one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture and among the largest and most well-known churches in the world ever built, Notre Dame is the cathedral of the Catholic Archdiocese of Paris.
Location: Notre Dame de Paris, France
Image ID: 28127  
Christmas tree display at les Galeries Lafayette.  The Galeries Lafayette is an upmarket French department store company located on Boulevard Haussmann in the 9th arrondissement of Paris
Christmas tree display at les Galeries Lafayette. The Galeries Lafayette is an upmarket French department store company located on Boulevard Haussmann in the 9th arrondissement of Paris.
Location: Galeries Lafayette, Paris, France
Image ID: 28131  
Panorama dimensions: 9529 x 7170
Musee National d'Art Moderne, in Centre Georges Pompidou. Centre Georges Pompidou (also known as the Pompidou Centre) houses the Bibliotheque publique d'information, a vast public library, the Musee National d'Art Moderne which is the largest museum for modern art in Europe, and IRCAM, a centre for music and acoustic research, Musee National dArt Moderne, Paris, France
Musee National d'Art Moderne, in Centre Georges Pompidou. Centre Georges Pompidou (also known as the Pompidou Centre) houses the Bibliotheque publique d'information, a vast public library, the Musee National d'Art Moderne which is the largest museum for modern art in Europe, and IRCAM, a centre for music and acoustic research.
Location: Musee National dArt Moderne, Paris, France
Image ID: 28137  
La Tour Eiffel. The Eiffel Tower is an iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris, named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, who designed the tower in 1889 as the entrance arch to the 1889 World's Fair. The Eiffel tower is the tallest structure in Paris and the most-visited paid monument in the world
La Tour Eiffel. The Eiffel Tower is an iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris, named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, who designed the tower in 1889 as the entrance arch to the 1889 World's Fair. The Eiffel tower is the tallest structure in Paris and the most-visited paid monument in the world.
Location: Tour Eiffel, Paris, France
Image ID: 28147  
Eiffel Tower and the Trocadero, clouds and sunshine, Paris. The Trocadero, site of the Palais de Chaillot, is an area of Paris, France, in the 16th arrondissement, across the Seine from the Eiffel Tower
Eiffel Tower and the Trocadero, clouds and sunshine, Paris. The Trocadero, site of the Palais de Chaillot, is an area of Paris, France, in the 16th arrondissement, across the Seine from the Eiffel Tower.
Location: Trocadero, Paris, France
Image ID: 28150  
Trocadero. The Trocadero, site of the Palais de Chaillot, is an area of Paris, France, in the 16th arrondissement, across the Seine from the Eiffel Tower
Trocadero. The Trocadero, site of the Palais de Chaillot, is an area of Paris, France, in the 16th arrondissement, across the Seine from the Eiffel Tower.
Location: Trocadero, Paris, France
Image ID: 28152