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Paris in 20 Photos

After I did my last post on New York City, I got the idea for a new blog series. Although I’m not exactly traveling very much at the moment, rather writing about travel, I still have a bunch of stuff – photos that is – to share. You may have noticed that there haven’t been as many blog posts as there used to be; that’s because I’m now putting the finishing touches on my first actual book. I’m super-excited about that.

First things first though.

A new blog series.

This new photography series will feature eight great cities from around the world. As I said, I’ve already covered New York City, the ‘City that Never Sleeps’. Now, let’s continue with the most-visited city on the planet: Paris, the ‘City of Light’.

It’s been a few years since Caroline and I spent four days in Paris, but the memories are still fresh. And there still are some photos that I haven’t shared yet…

Paris in 20 Photos

River Seine in Paris, France
The River Seine flows through the heart of Paris and is lined with book and souvenir stalls
The Louvre Museum
The Louvre is the world’s most-visited art museum. It contains no less than one million works of art
Montmartre, Paris
The Montmartre district consists of cobblestone streets, shops, quaint squares and an impressive basilica
The Pont des Arts and Institut de France
The Pont des Arts and Institut de France
Arc de Triomphe at Place Charles de Gaulle
The Arc de Triomphe, built by orders of Napoleon, is definitely the most monumental of all triumphal arches in the world
Fountain at Place de la Concorde
Fountain at Place de la Concorde, the largest square in Paris
Evening photo of the Seine in Paris
Evening scene along the Seine. You can see Notre-Dame de Paris in the distance
Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral
With 12 million annual visitors, the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral is the most-visited landmark in Paris
The Moulin Rouge
The Moulin Rouge is located in the district of Pigalle and is probably the world’s most famous cabaret
Artists' market in Montmartre
An artists’ market in the heart of Montmartre attracts lots of visitors
The Métro in Paris, France
A classic Paris image: the Métro
Jardin des Tuileries, Paris
Vendors (try to) sell souvenirs and other stuff in the Jardin des Tuileries
City Hall of Paris
In my opinion the City Hall is the greatest building in the whole city
The Eiffel Tower, a symbol of Paris
The Eiffel Tower is without a doubt the symbol of Paris
Bridges of the River Seine
Centuries-old bridges cross the Seine, while the grandeur of Paris is reflected by the buildings on the river bank
The pyramid of the Louvre, Paris
View of the Louvre’s pyramid from inside the museum
Cobblestone street in Montmartre
One of dozens of cozy cobblestone streets in Montmartre
Roue de Paris at Place de la Concorde
The Roue de Paris is a giant tranportable Ferris wheel that can be seen all over the world. Here it is at the Place de la Concorde
Sacré-Cœur Basilica in Montmartre
The beautiful Sacré-Cœur Basilica overlooks Paris from the hill of Montmartre
Love locks at the Pont des Arts, Paris
The Ponts des Arts is famous for its thousands of so-called love locks

You can find more of my photos in my travel photography portfolio.

Have you ever visited Paris? If yes, what was your favorite attraction?
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3 thoughts on “Paris in 20 Photos

  • Man, I love this idea for a series. I occasionally do photo posts, but I’m jealous of the way in which you titled and formatted it. Boo! Haha.

    Also love seeing pictures of a former home. You’re preventing me missing it by posting photos that are mostly overcast or rainy though. Hate that weather. =P

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