Travel Photography Photos tagged as france
The Square du Vert Galant sits on the very end of the Ile de La Cite island in the middle of the River Seine and here you can see that people walk out to the very edge and enjoy the cool breeze as well as the view of the river and city.
Here you can see the few small steps which lead into the Square du Vert Galant at the end of the Ile de la Cite island and is a popular spot to relax and meet up with friends with the provided benches or on the grass.
In this photo you can see many people relaxing in the shade of the Square du Vert Galant, where many students and couples all go to lay back and enjoy the peaceful surroundings and listen to the River Seine which surrounds the square.
In this photo that was taken after the passengers had left from the metro train you can see just how empty and quiet the train seemed, which is unusual for a capital city such as Paris.
Photo of people waiting for the train to arrive while at the Bir-Hakeim Metro station which is above ground in Paris.
Here you can see the Charles Michels Metro stop in Paris, with the metro sign on a lamppost with steps leading down the metro station, and a map near them to give information about the lines and metro.
In this photo you can see some of the many different types of shapes colours and styles of locks which are placed on the Pont des Arts, from new to old, hand painted and engraved locks to show their love.
Here you can see the Pont des Arts, otherwise known as the Bridge of Love, leading to the Louvre Museum, formally known as the Louvre Palace in Paris. To see more go to www.eutouring.com
Here you can see some of the numerous locks which cover the sides of the Bridge of Love, formally known as the Pont des Arts where you can see many names as well as dates of people declaring their love for each other. More photos to be seen at www.eutouring.com
Here you can see the wrought iron gates with gilded parts which lead to the Tuilleries Gardens, as well as one of the statues of a horse which sits beside the entrance, as seen from the Place de la Concorde in Paris.
In this photo you can see one of the many statues that can be found in the Tuilleries Gardens, with the famous Louvre Museum being seen in the background past the trees.
This photo can give a feel for just how large the fountains and basin really are, showing people sitting on the chairs which are provided free within the Tuilelries Gardens.
Here you can find the Monument des Droits de l'Homme which was designed by Ivan Theimer and put in place in 1989 within the Champ de Mars park, this photo showing a bronze door found between two pillars.
In this photo you can see the Monument des Droits de l'Homme which was placed in the Champ de Mars park to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen.
This photo shows a side of the Monument des Droits de l'Homme which translated means "Monument to the Rights of Man" and has been created to resemble an old temple.
This fountain found in the Square Jean XXIII is often known by the name of the Fountain of the Virgin, which was designed in 1845 by the architect Vigouroux, the gothic style fitting in perfectly with the nearby Notre Dame cathedral.
The Square Jean XXIII provides many benches for people to sit at and relax to enjoy the views as well as the architecture of the Notre Dame cathedral such as the Rose Window which can be seen in this photo.
This photo shows part of the Square Jean XXIII which can be seen next to the south side of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, this area previously being used as the garden for the now-destroyed Archbishops palace.
The box does say "Telephone", and there is an English crown on the box; the telephone inside appears to be in working order. A small plaque (in French) explains where it came from, but I couldn't work out why.
The main bedroom, Maisons-Laffitte
The kitchen/dining room, Maisons-Lafitte
Vicious looking dog who licked my hand until I tore it away
There is another photo of the same building that I took on the return journey