Paris - Ile De France

Grand Palais - seen from Rive Gauche

Grand Palais – Palais de la Decouverte

The Grand Palais was built for the Universal Exhibition of 1900, and is now home to the Palais de la Découverte, a museum founded in 1937

Fontaine des Innocents

Fontaine des Innocents – Historic Paris

Fontaine des Innocents, a masterpiece of French Renaissance architecture near Les Halles in the historical centre of Paris’ Rive Droite

Les Halles - new entrance under canopy

Les Halles – Historical district – Paris

A brief history of Les Halles covered market founded in 1135, rebuilt by Baltard in the 1850s, replaced by the Forum and redeveloped as La Canopée

Historical re-enactment in the Ecole Militaire

Ecole Militaire – Military Academy for officers

The Hôtel Royal de l’Ecole Militaire is a Military Academy for officers built in Paris during the 1750s by Ange-Jacques Gabriel the architect of Louis XV

Conciergerie - Tours Bonbec, Cesar and Argent

Conciergerie prison in Palais de Justice

The Conciergerie is the former jail of the medieval royal palace on the Ile de la Cité and is now part of the Paris Law Courts known as Palais de Justice

Comedie Francaise on Place Colette

Comedie Francaise – Maison de Moliere

The Comedie Francaise theatre, also known as Maison de Molière, was founded in 1680 by Louis XIV and was granted its official statute by Emperor Napoleon

Cluny Museum Lady and the Unicorn

Cluny Museum of the Middle Ages in Paris

The Cluny Museum is dedicated to the Middle Ages and was founded in the Hôtel de Cluny, a superb Gothic mansion erected on the ruins of the Roman Baths

Terraced cafe on Champs Elysees

Avenue des Champs Elysees in Paris

The Avenue des Champs Elysees, one of the iconic landmarks in Paris, was opened during the 17th century and is lined with luxury mansions, shops and hotels

Eiffel Tower and Champ de Mars seen from the Ecole Militaire

Champ de Mars near Eiffel Tower Paris

The Parc du Champ de Mars in Paris is the former parade ground of the Ecole Militaire and stretches from the military academy to the Eiffel Tower

Centre Pompidou

Centre Pompidou – Beaubourg – Historic Paris

The National Art and Culture Centre Pompidou, a controversial multicolored glass, steel and pvc building erected in the heart of the historical Paris

Paris Catacombes

Catacombes – Paris Underground Necropolis

The Catacombes were created in underground quarries in order to store the 6 million skeletons recovered from the old Parisian cemeteries

Canal Saint Martin - A gentrified district

Canal Saint Martin flows through Paris

Canal Saint Martin, once built for the transport of goods and supply of drinking water to Paris, is now used for river cruises

Villa Seurat - Maison Quillet at No.8 by Lurçat

May 14 2020

Villa Seurat, a showcase of Modernist architecture

Villa Seurat, a showcase of the Roaring Twenties’ Modernist architecture and a Cité d’Artistes where Arthur Miller wrote Tropic of Cancer
Theatre de La Comedie Italienne in Rue de la Gaite

April 29 2020

Rue de la Gaite in Montparnasse

Rue de la Gaite in Montparnasse district, a street nicknamed Theater St. as it’s been essentially lined with entertainment halls since the 1780s
Pont de la Concorde seen from Rive Gauche

April 14 2020

Pont de la Concorde in Paris

The Pont de la Concorde links Place de la Concorde to the National Assembly and was built at the French Revolution with stones from the Bastille Fortress

March 27 2020

Garde Republicaine, Paris’ emblematic Gendarmerie force

Garde Republicaine, Paris’ emblematic Gendarmerie force renowned for its Calvary regiment, is in charge of the security of the city and the public

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