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Place de l etoile
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Place de l etoile
Place Charles De Gaulle Etoile
Ordered by Napoleon as a memorial to the French Grand Army, the triumphal arch was begun by the architect Chalgrin in 1806 and completed in 1836.The Arc de Triomphe is built on the model of ancient Triumphal Arches, but its monumental size: 50 meters tall and 45 meters wide, is typical of the Empire architecture. This arch offers a great whole of sculptures, the best known is a bas relief of Rude, depicting " the departure of the volunteers in 1792 ", also called the Marseillaise,
 
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Arc de Triomphe
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Arc de Triomphe
Place de l Etoile
"Ordered by Napoleon as a memorial to the French Grand Army, the triumphal arch was begun by the architect Chalgrin in 1806 and completed in 1836.The Arc de Triomphe is built on the model of ancient Triumphal Arches, but its monumental size: 50 meters tall and 45 meters wide, is typical of the Empire architecture. This arch offers a great whole of sculptures, the best known is a bas relief of Rude, depicting "" the departure of the volunteers in 1792 "", also called the Marseillaise,"
 
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Musee Guimet
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Musee Guimet
"Musee National des Arts Asiatiques
6, Place d'Iena

The Musee Guimet presents one of the largest collection of Chinese, Japanese and South-East Asia Arts. Its founder, Emile Guimet, was an industrial manager from Lyon, and a passionated collector of the East and Far East arts. His museum was transfered in Paris in 1885. It owns the most beautiful collection of Khmer Art after the Phnom-Penh Museum in Cambodge.It is just reopened after estoration.
 
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Musee d'Art Moderne de la ville de Paris
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Musee d'Art Moderne de la ville de Paris
"11, Avenue du President Wilson"
Built for the World Fair in I937, this building has two parts .The Museum of Modern Art is well worth visiting for its selection of the major art movments of the twentieth century.
 
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Musee Jacquemart-Andre
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Musee Jacquemart-Andre
158 Bd Haussmann
"The museum is an elegant late 19th'scentury building, which the owner, Mme Nelie Jacquemart-Andre, left to the Institut de France in 1912, when she died. It contains large collections of 18th century European and Italian Renaissance works. Its collection are included by country : paintings and furniture of French School, Flamand's paintings, Italian and English" School"
 
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Musee de La contrefaçon
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Musee de La contrefaçon
"16, Rue de la Faisanderie Avenue Foch."
Founded in 1951 by the Union of manufacturers. The creators of famous name brands have always been victims of clever forgers. Here one learns that the Gauls already practiced plagiarism.
 
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Grand Palais
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Grand Palais
3, Avenue du General Eisenhower
The Grand Palais was built by Daglone and Louvet, between 1897 and 1900, for the World's Fair. Its large metallic hall is typical of the Art Nouveau whereas the stone facade with ionics columns is in Academic style.At the corners, in the top of the building rush the bronzes groups of Recipon.Actually, the Grand Palais contains many temporary world famous exhibitions .
 
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Passerelle Debilly
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Passerelle Debilly

"The passerelle Debilly was temporarely built in 1900 to facilitate the visit of the World's fair which stood along the banks of the Seine.Its metallic frame is typical of the Art Nouveau style. This passerelle commemorates the memorie of the General De Billy killed in Iena. Napoleon ordered to give the General's name to the quay.Only for the pedestrials, it links the ""Palais de Tokio"" to the Seine bank gardens."
 
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Pont de l'Alma
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Pont de l'Alma

"The Pont de l'Alma and its sculptured flame became a famous place since the death of Lady Diana. The bridge is entirely built in metal, and it replaced an ancient bridge destroyed in 1970-72. It carries on its center, the famous statue called the ""Zouave"" which indicates the Seine's level. It was designed by Georges Diebolt and represents a soldier of the armies which participated in the battle of 1854. The ancient bridge commemorated the victory of Alma in Crimee."
 
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Pont des Invalides
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Pont des Invalides

"The pont des Invalides was at the origin, a suspension bridge with only one arch. It was rebuilt under the Second Empire replaced by a five arches' bridge. On the center of the bridge, sculptures represent, on one side, the Terrestrial Victory and, on the other side, the Maritim Victory."
 
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