"A Taste of Egypt....in Paris!" Place de la Concorde Tip by wilocrek

Place de la Concorde, Paris: 167 reviews and 321 photos

Built in 1763, this square was the site of guillotine executions. Today it is the home to the magnificent 3,300 yr old and 23 meter high Egyptian "Obelisk of Luxor", a present from the Viceory of Egypt, Mohammed Ali.....no not the boxer...in 1836.

Address: Metro 1, 13 : Concorde
Website: http://en.parisinfo.com/transport/90907/Place-de-la-Concorde

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  • Updated Apr 3, 2008
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