July 23, 2017

The Louvre palace and now the largest museum in the world. Built as a fortress in the late 12th century under Philip II, it became King Francis I donated it as a museum in 1692.

1 to 6 show views within the Place des Vosges, the oldest planned square in Paris created between 1605 and 1612 at the request of King Henri IV. It was called
the Place Royale, in the heart of the most fashionable district of Paris at the time, the Marais. It is now a lovely place Parisiens like to come to read or have a picnic.

7 is the Louvre museum.

8 and 9 are the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel at the start of the Jardins de Tuileries, built by Napoleon I from 1806 to 1809, but he didn't
think it was big enough to show his greatness in victorious battles, so he had the Arc de Triomphe built, twice the size of this one.

10 shows the Ferris Wheel in the Jardins de Tuileries.

11 shows the junior riders of the Tour de France.

12 is the first float in the Tour de France parade.

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