This statue in the Garden of Luxembourg in Paris, designed by French sculptor Auguste Bartholdi, was served as model to make the Statue of Liberty in New York.
Montmartre cemetery is the third largest necropolis in Paris, after
and Père Lachaise Cemetery Montparnasse Cemetery.
I can learn history from visiting cemetery, at the same time have a good walk.
Montmartre cemetery has quite some up and down, some tombs are even under a 1888 metallic bridge. This photo below is from
Un Jour de Plus à Paris.
montmartre cemetery and the metallic bridge (photo from unjourdeplusaparis.com)
Sacha Guitry 1885-1957, born Saint Petersburg, died Paris, Actor, Writer, Film director
Alexandre Dumas fils, 1824-1895, Writer
Jeanne Moreau, Actress
This is the most visited grave in Montmartre cemetery, the Egyptian-born singer/actress Dalida.
Sculptures on the roof of Versailles Castle. There are many different sculptures in Versailles castle and gardens, I think it will be interesting to know their significances. Photos taken on July 2012.
Just as good as the seaside.
photos taken in Jardin de Tuileries / August 2012
“Jesus! the heat…” (sculpture in Jardin de Tuileries Paris)
“What do you expect, mate?” (Place Vendôme Paris)
“some water?” (Place Vendôme Paris)
photos taken on August 2012.
Paris Rive gauche, used and antiquarian books sellers, they sell paintings too.
For 2 euro, you can have a “Monalisa” or a “Eiffel Tower”.
photos taken at summer 2010.
14 July is the French National day.