Place de la Concorde - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Place de la Concorde
Place de la Concorde is situated at the end of the Champs-Elysées. Today it is famous for the Luxor Obelisk, the surrounding prestigious hotels, and the two monumental fountains and due to its history, it's one of the city’s most representative public squares. It was the site of many notable public executions, including the execution of King Louis XVI, during the French Revolution. The place was designed in an octagon by Ange-Jacques Gabriel in 1755.
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Attractions Near Place de la Concorde
Musée de l'Orangerie
0.23km from Place de la Concorde
The Musée de L'Orangerie is an art museum located in Paris. There are works of impressionism It opened in 1927, and is best known for painting the cycle of Water Lilies by Claude Monet which consists of eight large paintings that cover the walls of two large oval rooms You can also see works by famous painters like Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Alfred Sisley, Claude Monet, Paul Cézanne, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Henri Rousseau and many more.
0.52km from Place de la Concorde
A famous public garden which was located between the Louvre and the Place de la Concorde in the 1st arrondissement of Paris, France. The Tuileries Gardens take their name from the tile factories which previously stood on the site where Queen Catherine de Medici built the Palais des Tuileries in 1564. it's now a great place for a walk that is much-loved by Parisians and passing visitors, and a marvellous example of the French formal garden.
L'église de la Madeleine
0.55km from Place de la Concorde
The Madeleine Church, in the center of the Place de la Madeleine in the 8 th arrondissement of Paris, is a church catholic style neoclassical. Having survived all eras and all regimes, this church is very characteristic for its peristyle of 52 columns, directly inspired by the great Roman temples of Antiquity. The church has a fair amount of art pieces and so more. This is the fourth building dedicated to Mary Magdalene built in the city since the 13th century. The church is classified as a his
Pont Alexandre III
0.59km from Place de la Concorde
The Pont Alexandre III is a bridge crossing the Seine between the 7th and 8th arrondissement of Paris. This site is served by the subway station Invalides and the station Invalides of the RER C line. This site is served by the subway station Invalides and the station Invalides of the RER C line. The bridge was intended to symbolize the Franco - Russian friendship, established by the signing of the alliance concluded in 1891 between the Emperor Alexander III and the president of the French Republ
0.64km from Place de la Concorde
The Grand Palais in Paris is the iconic monument of the Rmn-GP, where we showcase our biggest exhibitions to best advantage in its vast spaces. It was designed to demonstrate France's artistic and technical prowess. It has also played host to many prestigious events: motor shows, air shows, interior design exhibitions, equestrian events, major art exhibitions, and more. In recent years there have been major exhibitions such as Hokusai, Niki de Saint Phalle, Picasso. Mania, Edward Hopper, and Ga
0.74km from Place de la Concorde
The Musée d'Orsay is a museum National that opened in 1986, located along the left bank of the Seine in Paris. It is housed in the former Orsay station, built by Victor Laloux from 1898 to 1900 and converted into a museum by the decision of the President of the Republic, Valéry Giscard d'Estaing. Its collections present Western art from 1848 to 1914, in all its diversity: painting, sculpture, decorative arts, graphic art, photography, architecture, etc. It is one of the largest museums in Europ
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The most populous of the 18 regions of France. It is located in the north-central part of the country and often called the Paris Region because it includes the city of Paris. Île-de-France is densely populated and economically important: it covers only about 2% of France's territory, but has an official estimated population of 12,213,364 (18.2% of the population of France) and accounts for nearly 30% of the French GDP.