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Paris

Pictures by QT Luong

[Notre-Dame de Paris] [Seine Islands] [Seine West] [Louvre and Tuileries]
[Hotel de Ville, Beaubourg, Halles] [Quartier Latin] [Invalides and Orsay]
[Eiffel Tower] [Concorde, Champs-Elysees, Etoile] [Grands Boulevards] [Montmartre]
[Marais and East Paris] [South Paris] [Metro]

Paris, the capital of France, ranks consistently as one of the most liked cities in the world. The Cradle of Paris is Ile de la Cite, a small island in the middle of the Seine River. Paris then first developped along the river, and from the Louvre to the Eiffel Tower or the Place de la Concorde to Notre-Dame, its evolution and its history can be seen from the river. The central portion of the banks form a very homogeneous ensemble and makes for a fine walk. The banks of the Seine are UNESCO World Heritage Site. The right bank of the Seine is dominated by the large perspectives due to the avenues designed by Haussman in the 19th century. The most prominent of them is the one extending from the Louvre to the Arc de Triomphe, through the Champs Elysees, France most famous avenue. By contrast, the Montmartre quarter, perched on a steep hill, with its narrow streets, staircases, gardens, and even a vineyard, has retained some traits of a village. Paris truly deserves her nickname of the City of Light. Many of the monuments are even more beautiful illuminated at night than during the day.

Pictures of Notre-Dame de Paris
Notre-Dame de Paris (42 images) larger
Pictures of Seine Islands
Seine Islands (43 images) larger
Pictures of Seine West
Seine West (20 images) larger
Pictures of Louvre and Tuileries
Louvre and Tuileries (46 images) larger
Pictures of Hotel de Ville, Beaubourg, Halles
Hotel de Ville, Beaubourg, Halles (38 images) larger
Pictures of Quartier Latin
Quartier Latin (39 images) larger
Pictures of Invalides and Orsay
Invalides and Orsay (32 images) larger
Pictures of Eiffel Tower
Eiffel Tower (37 images) larger
Pictures of Concorde, Champs-Elysees, Etoile
Concorde, Champs-Elysees, Etoile (28 images) larger
Pictures of Grands Boulevards
Grands Boulevards (43 images) larger
Pictures of Montmartre
Montmartre (67 images) larger
Pictures of Marais and East Paris
Marais and East Paris (27 images) larger
Pictures of South Paris
South Paris (36 images) larger
Pictures of Metro
Metro (13 images) larger

Themes: Paris Arches, Paris Banks Of The Seine, Paris Bridges, Paris Cemeteries, Paris Cathedrals and Churches, Paris From Above, Paris Monuments, Paris Museums, Paris Night, Paris Streets at Night, Paris Parks and Gardens, Paris Squares and Places, Paris Quays, Paris Street Artists, Paris Streets, Paris Theaters, Seine River 
Places: European Cities
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