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HD Photos of the Wall For Peace in Paris page 1



Now when we were in Paris one of the more modern tourist attractions we visited and took photos of was the Wall For Peace, which is in the Champ de Mars park not far from the Eiffel Tower, and as you will see from these high definition pictures it is well worth the short walk through the gardens.


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Photo of the Wall For Peace with the Ecole Militaire behind

Wall For Peace Monument

Le Mur Pour La Paix, or Wall For Peace was the inspiration of artist Clara Halter and with the help of architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte, this monument designed to promote world peace was inaugurated in the year 2000, yet surprisingly, it is located in the Champ de Mars park, just in front of the Ecole Militaire, which is the building you can see in this photo, and it is military training academy where Napoleon Bonaparte once studied, and the park was originally its drill ground, before being transformed for the 1889 World Fair in Paris.


Picture showing the central support columns and the flat roof on the Wall For Peace

Columns And Roof On The Wall For Peace

The Wall For Peace, or in French Le Mur Pour La Paix, is a modern monument in Paris that was first inaugurated in the year 2000 and located within the Champ de Mars park close to the Ecole Militaire, it is designed to inspire and provoke the thoughts of peace, with the word Peace being written in numerous languages, just like on the left column you can see in this photo, where some of the languages include French, Spanish and English.


This high definition photo shows the twelve large glass panels on the Wall For Peace monument

The Wall For Peace Glass Panels

Le Mur Pour La Paix or Wall For Peace stands in complete contrast to its surroundings within the Champ de Mars garden by the Eiffel Tower, and designed to promote peace, we felt that it was a real shame to see some of the glass panels cracked even though they were still in place when we visited it, like you can see for yourself in this image, and it just goes to show that some people have no respect for what this monument in Paris is meant to represent.


This photo was taken looking at the Eiffel Tower through the glass panels on the Wall For Peace

Wall For Peace And The Eiffel Tower

We took this photo of The Wall For Peace, which is a modern monument that was the inspiration of Clara Halter and located in the Champ de Mars park, you can get an unusual view of the Eiffel Tower while looking through the glass panels of this monument, which is situated at the opposite end of the former military drill ground of the Ecole Militaire that became a public garden and is now used for numerous celebrations along with a place for relaxation, picnics and fun for all the family.


Photo though the Wall For Peace central stainless steel columns with the Eiffel Tower in the distance

Wall For Peace Stainless Steel Columns

This is a photo we took in the middle of the Wall For Peace looking down the Champ de Mars towards the most famous landmark in Paris of the Eiffel Tower, and the gangway you can see in this image that leads down to the garden, which is decked out in wood, is how people with disabilities or those in wheelchairs can access this unusual modern monument.


Picture showing one set of the 32 round posts that sit each side of the Wall For Peace

Wall For Peace Round Posts

Here you can see a photo of the Wall For Peace taken at angle close to the end of the Champ de Mars garden just in front of the Ecole Militaire military academy, and standing on an exotic wood decking with steps, it is constructed of stainless steel and glass, and promoting world peace, this monument is an impressive 16.4 metres in length and 13.8 metres in width, plus it is a total height of 9 metres, and since it was first constructed, Clara Halter and Jean-Michel Wilmotte have been commissioned to produce other monuments to reflect peace in countries such as Japan.


Close up photo of steel posts at the Wall For Peace with the word Peace written in different languages

Steel Posts At The Wall For Peace

Here you can see a photo of the Wall For Peace showing some of the 32 columns that are made of steel and decorated with different languages that say the word peace written over and over again, and these are located on either side of the main structure, which is an impressive 9 metres in height and has a width of almost 14 metres.


Photograph of the Wall For Peace that is found in the Champ de Mars park

Wall For Peace In The Champ De Mars

At the back of the monument known as Le Mur Pour La Paix, which is the side nearest to the Ecole Militaire, you will find that there are six large glass panels on either side of the Wall For Peace and this is a photograph showing a few of these panels, and each line represents one of the 49 different languages, but all saying the same word of Peace several times over, and this was inspired by the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem and was inaugurated in March 2000 by the French President.


Photo of glass panels on the Wall For Peace

Wall For Peace Glass Panels

The Wall For Peace has a metal framework covered in wood, stainless steel columns and a large amount of glass, which were designed to bring together elements that perceive pure space, balance, transparency and harmony, with the vision of being a symbol of world peace within the city of Paris, and as you can see in this photo that we took of some of the glass panels, these are covered with the word peace in numerous different languages.


Picture of stainless steel columns at the Wall For Peace

Wall For Peace Stainless Steel Columns

This is a HD photo we took looking through some of the 32 stainless steel columns of the Wall For Peace towards the Eiffel tower, and here you can see the English word of Peace on one of these, German on another, etc, and in fact, 49 different languages including Japanese, Russian, Tibetan, Dutch, Spanish, obviously French and many, many others are all depicted on this unusual monument designed to help inspire peace in all individuals and nationalities.





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Mur de la Paix
Rue du Champ de Mars
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Paris
Ile de France
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