Paris

Basilique du Sacre-Coeur. Translation - "Basilica of the Sacred Heart".  Construction finished in 1914. Statues of St. Joan of Arc and St. Louis.
Constructed out of travertine stone. At the bottom of Montmarte hill. Moulin Rouge.
Grande Arche de la Fraternite, a modern interpretation of the Arc de Triomphe. La Defense, the modern business district on the outskirts of Paris (to the west). 360 feet tall.
Wide pedestrian walkway down the middle of La Defense. Office buildings. View after exiting the metro station.
Arc de Triomphe. Avenue des Champs-Elysees. Place de la Concorde, a square in Paris at the Louvre end of the Champs-Elysees.
An obelisk that used to be at Luxor Temple, but the Egyptian government gave it to France in the 1800s. Looking down the Champs-Elysees. Arch de Triomphe du Carrousel.
The Louvre at night. The Seine at night. You can see Notre Dame Cathedral in the distance.
Paris fountain. View of Notre Dame Cathedral. Le Pont Neuf.
View from the base of the Pont Neuf. Weird looking faces line the bridge. Close up of some of the faces.
The spot where Jacques de Molay, the Grand Master of the Knights Templar, was burned alive at the stake. The river Seine. Saint Germain l'Auxerrois Church.
Walking on the Pont Neuf. Building featured in the Bourne Identity. The Louvre palace.
The Louvre pyramid. Close-up of the period, which is also the main entrance, and featured in the Da Vinci Code movie. A rose line medallion mentioned in the Da Vinci code.
A city bench. Some kind of scuplture courtyard. Garden.
Pretty cool entryway. Parisian gardens. Another shot of the obelisk.
Eiffel Tower off in the distance. Place de la Concorde. Foutain near the Louvre.
The Arc de Triomphe at the end of the Champs-Elysees. Notre Dame Cathedral. Statue of Charlemagne outside Notre Dame Cathedral.
Notre Dame doorway. Notre Dame interior. Stained glass.
More stained glass. St. Denis. Side view.
Construction began in the 1100s and finished in 1365. Courtyard. Bridge over the Seine.
Paris likes their lion statues. Les Invalides, home to a military museum and the tomb of Napoleon Bonaparte. Close-up of the dome over the church.
Parc du Champs de Mars. View from the base. Close-up of the construction.
Eiffel Tower seen from across the Seine. Church spire. It's melting!
Beetlejuice props.  Rugby World Cup match was starting, and Planet Hollywood was the first place I saw. Eiffel Tower at night. Eiffel Tower glittering. It goes off at the top of the hour.
Moulin Rouge entrance. Moulin Rouge at night. National Defense Lion.
"Stop! This is the empire of death!" The empire of death. Walking through the Parisian catacombs.
Broken skulls. The top of one of the piles. Bones from 1786.
The maze of bones. There are more than 6 million people buried here.

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