Montmartre Cemetery

History of Montmartre cemetery Montmartre cemetery (Cimetière de Montmartre) is a beautiful old cemetery located in the 18th  arrondissement of Paris. The cemetery is built below street level on the place of an old quarry which was used for a mass grave during the French Revolution. The cemetery opened its gates in 1825 and it was […]

Place de la Concorde and Obelisk of Luxor

History of Place de la Concorde Place de la Concorde, situated between the Champs-Élysées to the west and the Tuileries Garden to the east, is the largest square in Paris. The square was designed by Jacques-Ange Gabriel and the construction was completed in 1763. A statue of Louis XV, who ruled at that time, was erected […]

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