Travel Photography Photos tagged as gold
This is a close up of one of over 50 stone sculptures that can be found decorating the roof of the inside courtyard at Les Invalides, each of them being unique in their detailing.
You can find a lot of history Les Invalides, and some is even found within the entrance to the building, such as this cannon which is from the 1700's for people to admire as they enter. More information and details at www.eutouring.com/images_les_invalides.html
This close up photo of the top and statue on the July Column shows just how much detail has been put into the monument, including the sculpture known as Genie de la Liberte which was created by Augustin-Alexandre Dumont.
Within Hotel Les Invalides you can find the main courtyard which holds many kinds of cannons and artillery support which each have their own story and are free to admire as you walk around.
Here you can see the gardens in front of Les Invalides as well one of the historical cannons which are on display within them, along with a French flag and the Eglise du Dome being visible from the angle. You may be interested in more; www.eutouring.com/images_les_invalides.html
In this photo you can see four of the golden statues which are at the Palais Chaillot, each having their own excellent details and stand along the wall on one side of the esplanade. More information and details at www.eutouring.com/images_palais_de_chaillot.html
With a cobbled stone road and well kept gardens either side of it the entrance towards the Hotel Les Invalides is a great view to see with various bushes, trees and architecture which covers the facade to welcome you into the building.
In this photo you can see a statue dedicated to Marie Emile Fayolle who was the Marshal of France from 1852 until 1928 with the back of the Hotel Les Invalides in the background which shows the Eglise du Dome roof. Daily updates at www.eutouring.com/images_paris.html
In this photo you can see some of the ornate gates which are found surrounding the Ecole Militaire, also with the very tip of the Eiffel Tower being seen. Want to learn more? Go to www.eutouring.com/images_ecole_militaire.html
These golden statues can be found between the two wings of the Palais de Chaillot and make for a great view with the famous Eiffel Tower in the background at the beginning of dusk. You may also like www.eutouring.com/images_palais_de_chaillot.html
These golden coloured doors and windows at Palais Chaillot can be found beneath the esplanade with the reflection on the glass showing the Eiffel Tower behind.
These large and ornate golden statues can even be seen from a distance, with four statues, one at each corner of the bridge, this particular one being called Pegasus Held By Fame.
This photo taken on the second floor of Les Invalides shows the great view of both the courtyard and some of the many cannons as well as a view of the Eglise du Dome church in the background.
Here you can see a close-up of the arch above the entrance to Les Invalides, showing the many details as well as a plaque with Latin inscriptions stating that the first war veterans were housed there as well as Louis the Great in the years of 1674-5.
Here you can see one of the historical cannons which are found outside the building of Hotel Les Invalides, showing the details on the cannon as well as some of the lovely shaped trees in the background.
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.