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Concorde :

Extending from the Seine all the way to the Rue de Rivoli is the Place de la Concorde, the largest and the most famous single square in Paris. It probably would be possible to come to Paris and miss this square if (a) your hotel were located somewhere in the Latin Quarter and you never ventured beyond it; (b) your only reason for coming to Paris was to go night-clubbing, in which case you would probably want to sleep all day; and (c) you just naturally don't take any interest in anything, in which case there really was no reason for you to come to Paris in the first place.

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We are now in Place de la Concorde, not far from the Louvre museum The river Seine sits at our right. This is the largest square in Paris, and although it was constructed between 1757 and 1777, it has a long history. In this square the infamous guillotine was used to kill more than 1,300 heads of members of the 'antique' regime. After the revolution the square received its current name: 'Place de la Concorde' (=peace).

At the left you can see the Obelisk of Luxor, a present the viceroy of Egypt gave to Charles X in 1829 -If you want to visit the original location of the Obelisk in Egypt, click here. At the right you can see the big wheel, from where there is a great landscape view of the center of Paris.