Landmarks in Paris France - Page 6
No matter where you are in Paris there are numerous landmarks you can discover around this capital city, from bridges to historical buildings through to restored waterways that were used to transport goods to local shops and locals, but are now used to ferry tourist to different parts of the city.
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The Pont Charles de Gaulle is one of the newer bridges in Paris which was designed to ease traffic between two of the busiest train stations in the city.
The Place de Furstenberg is located in the Saint-Germain des Pres area of Paris is mainly known today for being the place where Eugene Delacroix once resided.
The Port de l’Arsenal, also known as Bassin de l’Arsenal, is at the start of Canal Saint-Martin next to the River Seine and is now a marina for pleasure boats.
The construction of Canal Saint-Martin started in 1805 and links to Canal de l’Ourcq, and today is mainly used by sightseeing boat tours from Port de l’Arsenal.
The Square Joel le Tac with its stone monument is located in the Montmartre area of Paris, but this was originally called Place Constantin Pecqueur.
This square in Paris was created in 1925 and has a childrens playground, park benches and a vestige from the former Bastille prison discovered in 1899.
Original constructed back in the 1800s, the Pont de Bercy over the River Seine in Paris connects the 12th and 13th Arrondissements of the city.
The Square Brignole-Galliera was first laid out in the 19th century and is part of the Palais Galliera museum in Paris constructed by Marie Brignole-Sale.
The Pont Mirabeau was constructed in 1893 with three metal arches, and at the time became the longest and highest bridge over the River Seine in Paris.
The Square Paul Langevin is not far from Notre Dame and its public gardens are host to a childrens playground, statues and a fountain dating from the 1700s.
The Pont d’Austerlitz was first constructed during Napoleon Bonaparte reign, and since this time the bridge has been reconstructed, strengthened and widened.
The Square Henry Pate is in the 16th Arrondissement of Paris on a private road, and was designed back in the 1920s with numerous apartments surrounding it.
The Viaduc d’Austerlitz is one of the Paris bridges over the River Seine that is purely a metro railway bridge which was designed at the start of the 1900s.
Founded in 1626 Jardin des Plantes was once a Royal botanical garden but today has much more to offer like the menagerie zoo and the Natural History museum.
The Square Dupleix is located in the 15th Arrondissement of Paris and has a traditional bandstand where you can hear live music being played.
The Place Mazas in Paris is named after a colonel by Napoleon Bonaparte and this street come square is by the River Seine and has two different memorial plaques.
In line with The Louvre Museum, the Pont du Carrousel over the River Seine connects the Quai Voltaire on the South bank to Quai des Tuileries.
This small garden and square in Paris is named after the French sculptor Charles Marie Louis Joseph Sarrabezolles who died in the February of 1971.
The Pont du Garigliano is at present the highest bridge in Paris which was constructed in the 1960s to replace an old viaduct bridge at the same location.
With numerous species of trees, plants, flowers, botanicals along with its open grass areas the Parc Sainte-Perine is a popular park with locals and tourists.
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