Cannons along the entrance

22 May

This photo shows a row of military and historical cannons lined up on the wall to the entrance of Les Invalides.

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Cannons along the entrance

Fontaine aux Lions de Nubie within Parc de la Villette

22 May

This photo shows Fontaine aux Lions de Nubie, with the lion statues sculptured to represent Napoleonic expeditions in a Egyptian style.

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Fontaine aux Lions de Nubie within Parc de la Villette

Close up of the fountain

21 May

Here you can see two of the lion sculptures on Fontaine aux Lions de Nubie, along with a temporary modern sculpture at the centre of the fountain.

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Close up of the fountain

View from beneath the bridge

21 May

This photo shows a different view that might be of interest, taken from beneath the Pont de la Tournelle and looking through the locked gates to the River Seine.

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View from beneath the bridge

Back of the Saint Genevieve statue

20 May

Taken from the bridge this tall statue is on the Pont de la Tournelle and is of the Patron Saint of Paris, Saint Genevieve.

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Back of the Saint Genevieve statue

Gargoyles on the Notre Dame

20 May

On the Notre Dame Cathedral if you look closely you can see many Gargoyles such as this one which are in place to shed water away to preserve the gothic architecture.

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Gargoyles on the Notre Dame

Quadriga statue on Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel

19 May

This photo shows a set of statues on the top of the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel – a replica of the originals which were returned to their home in Venice.

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Quadriga statue on Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel

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