Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Picture of the day: Place de la Concorde

Place de la Concorde, the large open space in the heart of Paris. It was designed as the "Place Louis XV" and later renamed,  it was were the Guillotine stood during the French Revolution of 1789, and since 1836 it has the Egyptian obelisk in its center.
The square has beautiful fountains, fancy street lights and it's framed by big statues representing important French cities.
To the west of the square, the entrance of the famous Champs Elysées street, and to the east, the Tuileries Garden leading to the Louvre museum.

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