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"The largest square in Paris" Place de la Concorde Tip by monica71

Place de la Concorde, Paris: 165 reviews and 312 photos

  Luxor Obelisk
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  • Luxor Obelisk - Paris
      Luxor Obelisk
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  • fountain in Place de la Concorde - Paris
      fountain in Place de la Concorde
    by monica71

This is the largest square in Paris and from here you get excellent views of Madeleine Church, Assemblee Nationale (part of the French Parliament), the Luxor Obelisk (by the place where in 1792 a guillotine was built to execute Marie Antoinette and Loius XVI), a nice fountain and a glimpse of Arc de Triomphe and the Louvre Museum.

Make sure wear a pair of good walking shoes and start going towards Arc de Triomphe. You will soon be on Champs Elysees :)

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

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Sep 21, 2011
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