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Place de la Concorde in Paris

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Address: Place de la Concorde



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Concorde square

Concorde square,was home to the guillotine during the French Revolution. At the center stands the great obelisk and the main monumental square, you can access the Des Tuileries Gardens. Very popular for its luxury shops and fine restaurants that surround it.

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3/18/2011

Place de la Concorde

Place de la Concorde is an impressive square situated at the heart of Paris. The square has witnesses a huge amount of history.

It was created by Louix XV. Completed in 1763, the square eventually became a host to the guillotine that executed Louis XVI, Danton, Marie-Antoinette and Robespierre.

It now features a number of statues and fountains. It is also home to the Obelisk of Luxor, which is a gift from Egypt, stretching 23 meters into the sky.

 

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