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Saint Germain des Prés Church

By annesophie
March 3, 2011
Eglise Saint Germain (photo : stefanopinci.com)

65 meters long, 21 meters wide and 19 meters high St Germain is a small church. Given the various destructions and multiple restorations, this building’s Roman architecture has much changed since the 11th century, though many of its original elements remain intact. The tops of the altar (in four bays) present traditional themes characteristic of [...]


Place Saint Michel

By annesophie
February 25, 2011
Place saint Michel

Place Saint-Michel is located on the Left Bank of Paris, France in the Latin Quarter of the sixth arrondissement. The cross-roads square exists at the intersection of several streets including: Quai Saint-Michel, Boulevard Saint-Michel, Quai des Grandes-Augustus, and Pont Saint-Michel, which connects with Boulevard du Palais on l’Ile de la Cite. A connection by a [...]


Le Trocadero

By annesophie
February 25, 2011
trocadéro

The Trocadero area, made up of the Place du Trocadero and terraced gardens, is dominated by the Palais de Chaillot. Built in 1937 for the Exposition Universelle, it’s a rather ugly building, in sober Neoclassical style. The central terrace between its two wings has been kept clear, forming a perfect frame for the Eiffel Tower [...]


Paris

By Martin
December 4, 2010
Paris Panorama (photo: martinsoler.com)

Paris is divided in 20 sections called arrondissement, each arrondissement has it’s own peculiarities and differences. Below we’ve plotted some of the monuments that are related to each of these arrondissement. Now Paris also has districts, such as Saint Germain, Latin Quarter, Montparnasse and more these districts are again different, for example Latin Quarter is straddled on [...]


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