Paris, France

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Paris resources

Saint-Jacques Tower history Even though Saint Jacques Tower itself is impressive, it used to be much more than just a tower. Saint Jacques Tower is the only remains…

Louvre history While today’s Louvre serves a huge museum, it has gone through several different phases throughout the history. Founding of the Louvre The known history of the…

République Statue history As hinted in its name, the République Statue has a close connection to the forming of the French Republic. The République Statue depicts a lady…

Pont Alexandre III history Pont Alexandre III was constructed at the same time as the Grand Palais and Petit Palais, as a part of the 1900 World Exposition.…

Place de la Concorde history The massive 86,400 square meters large Place de la Concorde, located between the Champs-Élysées and the Tuilerie Garden, dates back to mid 18th…

Notre Dame de Paris history The history of the amazing Notre Dame de Paris began almost 1000 years ago. The planning of a new, grand cathedral in Paris…

Sacré-Coeur Basilica history The Sacré-Coeur Basilica is by many perceived to be an old basilica, much in the same way as the Notre Dame de Paris, but this…

Grand Palais history Just like the Eiffel Tower, Petit Palais and Pont Alexander – the Grand Palais was built for the Universal Exhibition of 1900. During this stage,…

Les Invalides is a building complex with three major parts. This guide deals with the church of Les Invalides. In order to get the full story, make sure…

Les Invalides is a building complex with three major parts. This guide deals with the church of Les Invalides. In order to get the full story, make sure…

Les Invalides is a building complex with three major parts. This guide deals with the church of Les Invalides. In order to get the full story, make sure…

Petit Palais history Petit Palais was created, like its neighbors the Grand Palai and Pont Alexander III, for the Universal Exposition of 1900. Planning The planning for the…

Panthéon history The Panthéon was constructed after King Louis XV vowed that he would build a new grand basilica if he recovered from an illness he suffered from.…

Eiffel Tower history The Eiffel Tower is named after its main designer; the French metallic structure expert and engineer, Gustave Eiffel. Eiffel had previously designed multiple metallic structures…

Arc de Triomphe history The history of the Arc de Triomphe dates back a long time. Not surprisingly, it was built in order to honor military victories. This…