Place de la Concorde, Paris

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    Concorde fountain.
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    Egyptian obelisk
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    The Obelisk from Luxor

    by benidormone Updated Nov 28, 2003

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    This historical square is one of the most beautiful in Europe.In the nineteenth century the 3200 years old obelisk was placed on the square and gave it even more grandeur.

    Obelisk

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    Jeanne d'Arc

    by benidormone Written Nov 28, 2003

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    In 1429 Jeanne d'Arc got wounded in this area during a fight with the English.She is remebered here with a statue from the nineteenth century made by Daniel Prémiet.

    Jeanne d'Arc

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    Place de la Concorde

    by Jvb802003 Written Oct 12, 2003

    The place de la concorde was built to honor Louis XVI. He was beheaded here along with Marie Antoinette.

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    • Architecture

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    The largest square

    by trotador Written Sep 13, 2003

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    Place de la Concorde is the largest square in Paris. The obelisk located on this square has more than 3000 years. It was transported from Egypt to Paris on the 19 century.

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    Place Vendome

    by paradisedreamer Updated Aug 4, 2003

    It was begun during the reign of Louis XIV. This rectangular space houses residences for the wealthy as well as the famous Ritz hotel.

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    Obeligue

    by kylian74 Updated Apr 28, 2003

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    In the photo is the 'OBELIQUE DE LUXOR' originally a gift from Egypt to France with it's obiously egytian style.

    The Obelique at Concorde
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    • Historical Travel

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    Place de la Concorde

    by stonefree Updated Jan 21, 2003

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    On the opposite end of Champs-Elys馥s from Arc de Triomphe, this Egyptian ob駘isque stands.

    le ob��lisque

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    Place de la Concorde

    by Gillianina Updated Jan 5, 2003

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    One of the world's most famous squares. Its dimensions are 360 m x 210 m. During the French revolution 1343 people were guillotined here. From here you can reach Concorde bridge. (in the picture)

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    Place de la Concorde

    by Imbi Written Jan 3, 2003

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    The square is home to one of Paris' most prestigious hotels, the hôtel Crillon.
    it has eight statues at the front of the building. These eight statues representing Frances largest cities

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    PLACE DE LA CONCORDE

    by patrikske Updated Oct 26, 2002

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    PLACE DE LA CONCORDE, one of the largest and most historically significant squares in Paris.
    The Place was originally named Place Louis XV (after Louis XV).

    PLACE DE LA CONCORDE

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    Concorde and Obilisk: Place de...

    by socrates_07 Written Sep 7, 2002

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    Concorde and Obilisk: Place de la Concorde , this vast and elegant symbol of reconciliation after the revolution displays the 3000 years old Luxor's obelisk.

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    Assemblée Nationale: Facing...

    by socrates_07 Written Sep 7, 2002

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    Assemblée Nationale: Facing the Luxor obelisk this neo-classic palace (18th) houses one of the two chambers of the french parliament

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    Place de la Concorde

    by monica78 Written Sep 7, 2002

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    This square was made in the middle of the 1700. Here you will find a 3200 year obelix from Luxor in Egypt.
    Two fontains and 8 statues.

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    Place de la Concorde and...

    by FreeCloud Written Sep 2, 2002

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    Place de la Concorde and Jardin des Tuileries

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    Place ConcordeThe busiest...

    by kek4la Written Aug 26, 2002

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    Place Concorde
    The busiest square in Paris.
    It's surrounded by statues representing most important french cities.

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