Travel Photography Photos tagged as history and travel
In this photo you can see the front of the Argonaute Submarine which was used by the French Navy, as well as The Geode cinema which can be seen in the background of the photo. Daily updates at www.eutouring.com/images_argonaute_submarine.html
Here you can see the back end of the Argonaute Submarine as well as the steps that lead up to the entrance for visitors to explore inside.
Here you can see a close up of one of the stone sculpted scenes which sit high up on the Arc de Triomphe, this one portraying the death of general Marceau in September 1796.
In Paris there are many bronze equestrian statues that you can find and this statue of Simon Bolivar is no different, having been created by the sculpture Emmanuel Fremiet just before 1910 and has been in its current place since 1980.
This statue which represents Charlemagne, who is also known as Charles the Great, can be found in front of the Notre Dame in Paris, and has a lot of excellent detail as well as boasting its size compare to the numerous tourists which are around it. To see more go to www.eutouring.com/images_paris_statues.html
In this photo you can see the Argonaute Submarine, showing just how large it is, along with the red information and ticket office and the large dome in the background which is better known as The Geode. You may also like www.eutouring.com/images_argonaute_submarine.html
The Argonaute Submarine is a large and an historical tourist attraction found in Parc de la Villette, and as can be seen in the photo it is also close to both the Geode cinema and the cite des Sciences. See more www.eutouring.com/images_paris_3.html
Here you can see the end of the Argonaute Submarine which sits near to the Cite des Sciences and allows people to appreciate the history that is part of the Argonaute.
This statue, known as Le Paix de 1815, was made to represent the peace after the treaty of Paris in the year 1815 and can be found on a column of the Arc de Triomphe.
The Luxor Obelisk is the oldest monument in Paris, which dates back over 3000 years and has hieroglyphics over each side as it stands within Place de la Concorde. To see more go to www.eutouring.com/images_paris_tourist_attractions.html
Here you can see the front part of the Monument des Droits de l'Homme along with two tall obelisks and a couple statues which can also be seen at the front of the monument.
This photo taken of the Monument des Droits de l'Homme where you can see a door as well as two columns with some steps leading up to them, the photo also showing the weathering which has affected the structure.
Here you can see the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, which was held not only for that man but any soldiers who lost their lives during World War II and the Great War, along with the Eternal flame which is found at the tomb.
This photo taken of the longer side of the bridge that connects the Ile de la Cite island to the Right bank of the River Seine shows the clean river going beneath the amazing designs of the bridge.
The Pont Neuf is the oldest bridge in Paris which crosses over to the Ile de la Cite island in the middle of the River Seine and then to the other bank, this photo being taken of the shorter section of the two to show the sculptures and design work which has gone into the bridge.
In this photo taken on the Pont Neuf you can see one of the ornate lamp posts which run along the bridge edge with a plaque beneath it with the River Seine being seen in the background.
In this photo you can see part of the Luxor Obelisk, the oldest monument in Paris, showing just some of the hieroglyphics which fully cover the monument.
Within Place de la Concorde you can see a close up of one of the fountains to show the many details which are normally missed along with the Luxor Obelisk in the background which is the oldest monument in Paris.
This fountain found at the Place de la Concorde shows one of the intricate fountains which were constructed in the 1830's and make for a great sight to admire.
On one side of the Hotel de Ville you can see a statue of a French novelist known as Pierre de Marivaux who died in 1763, the facade of the building also having a date and name plaque around the statue.
The portrait of St. James (Apostel Santiago) was painted by Rubens. It took one year to finish.
In this photo you can see a photo of multiple statues which are found at the Monument des Droits de l'Homme which is inspired from Egyptian Temples.
On this side of it Monument des Droits de l'Homme which is dedicated to the Rights of Man you can see 4 stone relics as well as stone squares beneath them to represent famous cities in the world.
Here you can see one side of the Monument des Droits de l'Homme, showing some steps up as well as a statue either side of the structure in Paris.
This statue of Winston church was created by Jean Cardot in bronze and can be found in the gardens of the Petit Palais raised up on a small platform.