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Inside the Louvre Museum, Paris, Musee du Louvre
Inside the Louvre Museum, Paris.
Location: Musee du Louvre, Paris, France
Image ID: 28056  
Petit Palais, (Small Palace), is a museum in Paris, France. Built for the Universal Exhibition in 1900 to Charles Girault's designs, it now houses the City of Paris Museum of Fine Arts (musee des beaux-arts de la ville de Paris)
Petit Palais, (Small Palace), is a museum in Paris, France. Built for the Universal Exhibition in 1900 to Charles Girault's designs, it now houses the City of Paris Museum of Fine Arts (musee des beaux-arts de la ville de Paris).
Location: Petit Palais, Paris, France
Image ID: 28062  
Petit Palais, (Small Palace), is a museum in Paris, France. Built for the Universal Exhibition in 1900 to Charles Girault's designs, it now houses the City of Paris Museum of Fine Arts (musee des beaux-arts de la ville de Paris)
Petit Palais, (Small Palace), is a museum in Paris, France. Built for the Universal Exhibition in 1900 to Charles Girault's designs, it now houses the City of Paris Museum of Fine Arts (musee des beaux-arts de la ville de Paris).
Location: Petit Palais, Paris, France
Image ID: 28066  
The Hall of Mirrors, or Galerie des Glaces, is the central gallery of the Palace of Versailles and is renowned as being one of the most famous rooms in the world, Chateau de Versailles, Paris, France
The Hall of Mirrors, or Galerie des Glaces, is the central gallery of the Palace of Versailles and is renowned as being one of the most famous rooms in the world.
Location: Chateau de Versailles, Paris, France
Image ID: 28073  
Panorama dimensions: 6748 x 5927
Versailles Palace, Chateau de Versailles, Paris, France
Versailles Palace.
Location: Chateau de Versailles, Paris, France
Image ID: 28077  
The Battle of the Nile, also known as the Battle of Aboukir Bay, in French as the Bataille d'Aboukir, 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.
Location: Chateau de Versailles, Paris, France
Image ID: 28078  
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: 28080  
Panorama dimensions: 7793 x 10813
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: 28087  
The Louvre Pyramid, Pyramide du Louvre,  large glass and metal pyramid in the main courtyard (Cour Napoleon) of the Louvre Palace (Palais du Louvre) in Paris, Musee du Louvre
The Louvre Pyramid, Pyramide du Louvre, large glass and metal pyramid in the main courtyard (Cour Napoleon) of the Louvre Palace (Palais du Louvre) in Paris.
Location: Musee du Louvre, Paris, France
Image ID: 28094  
The Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace, is a 2nd century BC marble sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike (Victory). The Nike of Samothrace, discovered in 1863, is estimated to have been created around 190 BC, Musee du Louvre, Paris, France
The Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace, is a 2nd century BC marble sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike (Victory). The Nike of Samothrace, discovered in 1863, is estimated to have been created around 190 BC.
Location: Musee du Louvre, Paris, France
Image ID: 28102  
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: 28116  
Les Invalides, officially known as L'Hotel national des Invalides (The National Residence of the Invalids), is a complex of buildings in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, France, containing museums and monuments, all relating to the military history of France, as well as a hospital and a retirement home for war veterans, the building's original purpose, Hotel National des Invalides
Les Invalides, officially known as L'Hotel national des Invalides (The National Residence of the Invalids), is a complex of buildings in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, France, containing museums and monuments, all relating to the military history of France, as well as a hospital and a retirement home for war veterans, the building's original purpose.
Location: Hotel National des Invalides, Paris, France
Image ID: 28121  
Eglise Saint-Pierre de Montmartre.  The Church of Saint Peter of Montmartre is the lesser known of the two main churches on Montmartre in Paris, the other being the 19th-century Sacre-Coeur Basilica. Historically, however, it has the greater claim to fame, since, according to the earliest biography of Saint Ignatius Loyola, the church is the location at which the vows were taken that led to the founding of the Society of Jesus
Eglise Saint-Pierre de Montmartre. The Church of Saint Peter of Montmartre is the lesser known of the two main churches on Montmartre in Paris, the other being the 19th-century Sacre-Coeur Basilica. Historically, however, it has the greater claim to fame, since, according to the earliest biography of Saint Ignatius Loyola, the church is the location at which the vows were taken that led to the founding of the Society of Jesus.
Location: Eglise Saint-Pierre de Montmartre, Paris, France
Image ID: 28157  
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: 28169  
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: 28171  
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: 28183  
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: 28200  
Ile Saint-Louis, is one of two natural islands in the Seine river, in Paris, France. The island is named after King Louis IX of France (Saint Louis). The island is connected to the rest of Paris by bridges to both banks of the river and by the Pont Saint Louis to the Ile de la Cite
Ile Saint-Louis, is one of two natural islands in the Seine river, in Paris, France. The island is named after King Louis IX of France (Saint Louis). The island is connected to the rest of Paris by bridges to both banks of the river and by the Pont Saint Louis to the Ile de la Cite.
Location: Ile Saint-Louis, Paris, France
Image ID: 28201  
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: 28211  
Ceiling detail, Musee du Louvre, Paris, France
Ceiling detail, Musee du Louvre.
Location: Musee du Louvre, Paris, France
Image ID: 28220  
Death of Sardanapalus, La Mort de Sardanapale, oil painting on canvas, 1827 by Eugene Delacroix. Musee du Louvre, Paris, France
Death of Sardanapalus, La Mort de Sardanapale, oil painting on canvas, 1827 by Eugene Delacroix. Musee du Louvre.
Location: Musee du Louvre, Paris, France
Image ID: 28221  
Pavilion Richelieu, Musee du Louvre, Paris, France
Pavilion Richelieu, Musee du Louvre.
Location: Musee du Louvre, Paris, France
Image ID: 28225  
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: 28226  
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: 28230  
La Rive Gauch, the Left Bank, is the southern bank of the river Seine in Paris. Here the river flows roughly westward, cutting the city in two: looking downstream, the southern bank is to the left, and the northern bank (or Rive Droite) is to the right, La Rive Gauche
La Rive Gauch, the Left Bank, is the southern bank of the river Seine in Paris. Here the river flows roughly westward, cutting the city in two: looking downstream, the southern bank is to the left, and the northern bank (or Rive Droite) is to the right.
Location: La Rive Gauche, Paris, France
Image ID: 28236  
Le Marais, is a historic district in Paris, France. Long the aristocratic district of Paris, it hosts many outstanding buildings of historic and architectural importance. It spreads across parts of the 3rd and 4th arrondissements in Paris (on the Rive Droite, or Right Bank, of the Seine)
Le Marais, is a historic district in Paris, France. Long the aristocratic district of Paris, it hosts many outstanding buildings of historic and architectural importance. It spreads across parts of the 3rd and 4th arrondissements in Paris (on the Rive Droite, or Right Bank, of the Seine).
Location: Le Marais, Paris, France
Image ID: 28246  
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: 28249  
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: 28259  
Eglise Saint-Etienne-du-Mont. Saint-Etienne-du-Mont is a church in Paris, France, located on the Montagne Sainte-Genevieve in the Ve arrondissement, near the Pantheon. It contains the shrine of St. Genevieve, the patron saint of Paris
Eglise Saint-Etienne-du-Mont. Saint-Etienne-du-Mont is a church in Paris, France, located on the Montagne Sainte-Genevieve in the Ve arrondissement, near the Pantheon. It contains the shrine of St. Genevieve, the patron saint of Paris.
Location: Eglise Saint-Etienne-du-Mont, Paris, France
Image ID: 28030  
La Sainte-Chapelle, The Holy Chapel, is one of the only surviving buildings of the Capetian royal palace on the Ile de la Cite in the heart of Paris, France. It was commissioned by King Louis IX of France to house his collection of Passion Relics, including the Crown of Thorns - one of the most important relics in medieval Christendom
La Sainte-Chapelle, The Holy Chapel, is one of the only surviving buildings of the Capetian royal palace on the Ile de la Cite in the heart of Paris, France. It was commissioned by King Louis IX of France to house his collection of Passion Relics, including the Crown of Thorns - one of the most important relics in medieval Christendom.
Location: La Sainte-Chapelle, Paris, France
Image ID: 28034