Travel Photography Photos tagged as stone
The wooden statue of Aztec Diety Huitzilopochtli "The Humming Bird" which we bought in Chichen-Itza. What a work of art.
In this photo you can see one of many stone statues which can be found along the front of the Grand Palais, many of which are placed between the stone columns of the building.
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.
Taken from beneath one of the stone arches of Pont de la Tournelle you can see this great view of the Notre Dame Cathedral which is on the Ile de la Cite island. More information and details at www.eutouring.com/images_pont_de_la_tournelle.html
In this photo you can see a statue of King Albert I of Belgium who reigned during WWI and can be found upon a large base with inscriptions and near to Place de la Concorde square. See more www.eutouring.com/images_paris_statues.html
This statue is known as Nymphe was created by Louis Auguste Leveque in 1866 and can be found within the Tuilleries Gardens near to the Louvre Museum which can partly be seen in this photo.
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.
Here you can see one of the stone sculptures within the Tuileries Gardens with the Louvre Museum behind, showing the amount of detail and architecture both object and building have.
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
Some of the details which are found on the Arc de Triomphe are sometimes missed, but as can be seen in this photo you can start to appreciate how much work was put into the structure, from the borders to the detailed yet small lion head statues.
This statue, known as La Comedie, can be found within the Tuilleries Gardens in Paris and was created by the sculptor Julien Toussant Roux.
Here you can see one of the great stone statues which sits on the outside of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, the large statue having some amazing details such as the chainmail and the armour.
The Avenue des Champs Elysees has many shops and places you should see, but sometimes the architecture along it is missed, this photo we took showing some of the mansion type houses that were built back in the 1700s.
In this photo you can see a close up shot of one of the four equestrians statues which are found on the Pont d'Iena bridge, this particular one showing a Roman warrior with his horse, created by the sculptor Louis Joseph Daumas.
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 Hotel de Ville has many statues along its facade as well as this equestrian statue of Etienne Marcel outside of the building, creating a great view of some amazing architecture and sculptures.
In this photo you can see one of the lion stone sculptures which are found in the Pont Alexandre III in Paris, created by the two sculptures J Dalou and Georges Gardet.
In this photo you can see a statue that can be found in one of the many open areas of the Tuileries Gardens, showing just how much detail is gone into a single sculpture for anyone to appreciate.
In this photo you can see the golden metal gate which gives access to the Petit Palais, the gates being intricate as well as the nearby incredible architecture and stone work around.
Here you can see a quadriga statue at the top of the roof of the Grand Palais, showing the many details which are normally unseen from the ground while passing by.
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"
Here in this photo you can see a large statue that is to the side of the Petit Palais' gilded and intricate gate, having been designed for the 1900 World Fair by Charles Girault.
Place de la Concorde is the largest square in Paris and is also an octagon shape which at each of its points you can find a statue to represent a major city within France, this statue being of Bordeaux.
This statue known as La Paix de 1815, or in English it is known as "The Peace of 1985" shows a statue that can be found on one of the outside columns of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.