Travel Photography Photos tagged as history
The booklet issued by the church at the start of the journey, where each stop is stamped by the albergue, and entitles the pilgrim the privilage of staying there.
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.
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
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.
This collection of statues is dedicated to Marie Emile Fayolle which can be found at the top of the various statues, with the writing at the base of it reading "Marie Emile Fayolle, Marechal de France 1852 - 1928"