Paris, where love and lights enlighten

Paris is famously known as the City of Light due to its leading role during the Age of Enlightenment and more literally because it is one of the earliest European cities to initiate gas street lighting.

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At the Eurostar station- Gare du Nord

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The swift train travels across Channel Tunnel between UK and France.

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An ornate architecture with sculptures, grosteques and carvings.

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The Pyramid at the Louvre.  The Louvre museum is the world’s largest museum, housing a wealth of paintings, archaeological finds, sculptures and objects.

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Arch de Triomphe du Carrousel at the west of the Louvre, built to commemorate Napoleon’s war victories.

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The grand Louvre Palace which houses the museum.

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The precious Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci

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An angel descended at the Louvre.

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The Seine, a great source of inspiration, a river which soaks up and reflects the beauty of Paris.

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The Notre-Dame Cathedral best exemplifies French Gothic architecture which has  3 main characteristics- pointed arch, ribbed vault and the flying buttress.

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Fresh and tasty escargot at a lunch cafe.

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The Pont Marie station

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Eiffel Tower poking into the twilight sky, illuminating the city in all its glory.

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Eiffel resting on a wooden chalet.

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A miniature lit-up Eiffel in purple.

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Another one in soft white glow.

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Wooden chalets creating a warm and magical Christmassy on the avenue at Champs -Elysees.

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Christmas market.

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Skating ring bathed in royal purple.

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The Big Wheel on Place de la Concorde- get enchanted as you rise in the sky. Walk on the Parisian streets at night and embrace the lights raining on your shoulder- it would be an unforgettable experience.

 

 

 

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