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There are six cast-iron statues in front of Musée d'Orsay representing six continents. These were created for the Paris World Expo in 1878. Originally installed at Palais du Trocadéro and later stored at Nantes, the continents statues returned to Paris and were placed in front...More
Date of experience: December 2018
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Tour Eiffel / Invalides
With the Eiffel Tower at its core, the Invalides area of Paris is guaranteed to impress. Golden towers and Baron Haussmann's urban vision meet military precision, stretching avenues, and luscious lawns. The area boasts the Musée D’Orsay, the tomb of Napoleon, the National Parliament and UNESCO, as well as luxurious, exclusive residences. In fine restaurants and at the weekend markets, families, diplomats, and
politicians brush shoulders with the tourists who come to see this postcard-perfect area for themselves.