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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
In this picture you can see one of the ornate fountains which are within Place de la Concorde, this particular one being dedicated to rivers and commerce. You may be interested in more; www.eutouring.com/images_place_de_la_concorde.html
Here you can see the wide road that goes around Place de la Concorde as well as some of the buildings which surround it, giving a lovely feel to the already impressive square.
Here you can see a photo of a fountain, with various lion statues situated around it which can be found just outside of La Grande Halle within Parc de la Villette You may be interested in more; http://www.eutouring.com/images_paris.html
Here you can see some amazing architecture which is part of the Higher National Conservatory of Music and Dance in Paris, which can be found within Parc de la Villette. See more www.eutouring.com/images_paris.html
The Pont Neuf is the oldest bridge in Paris, still showing elegant architecture which spans over the river as well as the La Conciergerie in the background which can be found on the Ile de la Cite island.
Here you can see two towers with their cone shaped roofs which are part of the La Conciergerie, which is a historic building which dates back to the 6th century with King Clovis. You may be interested in more; www.eutouring.com/images_la_conciergerie.html
As in any city you can find people sitting down and relaxing in some unique yet calming places, such as in this photo where people were sitting on the edge of the Ile de la Cite island and beside the River Seine.
In this panoramic photo taken from near the Pont au Change bridge you can see part of the lovely River Seine with La Conciergerie on the opposite side of the River as well as cars travelling past on the nearby road.
This close up photo of the sculpture known as the La prise d'Alexandrie sits up high on the Arc de Triomphe on one of the arches, this photo showing just how much details goes into them which normally can't be seen while standing on the ground and looking up to it.
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.
The Pont au Change bridge leads to La Conciergerie, this photo showing just some of the people crossing it along with some of the great architecture the building provides.
This photo of the La Conciergerie shows the facade of the building beside the River Seine in full on a bright day, with a cargo boat passing by along the river below.
In this photo you can see the side of the La Conciergerie which faces out over the River Seine, this close up shot showing the details on the roof as well as some of the many windows along the facade.
Here you can see the River Seine that surrounds the Ile de la Cite island in the middle, with many boats which are moored up along the bank.
Taken from the banks of the River seine you can see the tip of the Ile de la Cite island which is where you can find the Square du Vert Galant, allowing you to see some of the great trees and greenery in the square.