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"Busy with traffic and tourists" Place de la Concorde Tip by gordonilla

Place de la Concorde, Paris: 166 reviews and 317 photos

  Place de la Concorde
by gordonilla

The Place de la concorde was laid out between 1755 and 1775. The pink granite obelisk which is located in the middle of the square was given to France by Muhammad Ali, Viceroy and Pasha of Eygpt; it is some 3,300 years old and weighs some 230tonnes and is 23 metres tall.

Address: Metro 1, 13 : Concorde
Directions: At Rue de Rivoli.

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  • Written Aug 29, 2005
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