Thanks to the New York Public Library, we can all take a tour of this beautiful city as it was in the 1850s.
5. Tuileries Palace– A royal and imperial palace in Paris, Tuileries Palace was home to notable French monarchs including Henry IV and Napoleon III. In 1871, it was burned down by the Paris Commune.
6. Panthéon– Built in the Latin Quarter of the city in 1758, the Panthéon is now a secular mausoleum that looks out on all of Paris.
7. Place de la Concorde– Nestled between the Tuileries Garden and the Champs-Élysées, Place de la Concorde is one of the major public squares in Paris.
8. Notre-Dame– This medieval cathedral is one of the city’s most famous attractions. Built in 1163, it’s considered one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture in the world.
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