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Bascilica of St. Denis

HISTORY OF THE MONUMENT The final resting place of the kings and queens of France. Built on the grave of Saint Denis, a Bishop of Paris who died in 250 AD, the royal abbey of Saint-Denis was, from the death … Continue reading

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Notre Dame Cathedral of Paris

Notre Dame of Paris, is  one of the most famous  Gothic Cathedrals in the world , if not the most famous.  We visited it three times in four days in Paris  so D could get photos with just the perfect … Continue reading

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Salvador Dali

Salvador Dali was one of the most recognizable artists of the 20 century. Much of this was  to his  characteristic flamboyant mustache as well as his piercing eyes. Dali was  born with high imagination revealed in the  spirit of his … Continue reading

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Sainte-Ephrem-le-Syriaque Church

As we started down the hill from The Pantheon, actually halfway down, we noticed this poster displayed before the chapel below.  There was an elegant black French iron fence which we peered through to learn  the details.  Checking the date … Continue reading

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The Foucault Pendulum

Before leaving the Pantheon and all its treasure, just a quick stop at the Foucault Pendulum . Those of you who know me are aware, I am sure, that physics is not my thing!   But David has a deep … Continue reading

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The Pantheon Paris

If this building looks familiar, it might be that you have visited the Pantheon in Rome. Pantheon is a Greek word that translates as “temple to all gods.” This post is about the Pantheon in Paris in the Latin Quarter. … Continue reading

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Musee de Montmartre

Is this not a picture perfect site for the Musee de Montmartre, sited at the crest of the hill and surrounded by gardens that were designed from the master garden painter Renoir? The gardens are terraced down the hill and … Continue reading

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