Arc de Triomphe is a site of memories, current events, and celebrations. The lists of the dead will move you. Standing in a ... More
Arc de Triomphe
Arc de Triomphe is a site of memories, current events, and celebrations. The lists of the dead will move you. Standing in a direct line between the Louvre and the Grande Arche de la Défense, the monument links the past with the present and offers amazing views. A truly impressive landmark, 164 feet high and 147 feet wide, Paris would not be Paris without it!
The storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789, signaled the beginning of the French Revolution. It was a highly
symbolic event: the prison only held seven prisoners. Once the building had been demolished, the stones were used to ...
The geometrical lines of the carres de la perspective garden greet visitors upon entering the Jardin des Plantes with marvelous
effects of perspective created through careful planning and maintenance. In the 65 acre (26 hectare) botanical garden, bejeweled by ...
Galerie Jerome De Noirmont was established to expose the art patrons of France, to the work of partially unknown artists
that were otherwise internationally recognized. Founded in 1994, it tried to and continues to serve as an efficient showcase ...