France: Paris – Père Lachaise cemetery
The Père Lachaise cemetery takes its name from King Louis XIV's confessor, Father François d'Aix de La Chaise. It is the most prestigious and most visited necropolis in Paris. Here you will find the graves of such famous people as Frédéric Chopin, Colette, Jean de La Fontaine, Molière, Yves Montand, Jim Morrison, Edith Piaf, Camille Pissarro and Oscar Wilde are just a few.
France: Paris – The dome of the Galleries Lafayette
Created by master glassworker Jacques Gruber in the “Art nouveau” or “Art déco” style, the dome ceiling of the Galleries Lafayette is a incredibly beautiful as we as being functional (it lets in lots of light) and has been attracting visitors to the store in its own right for over 100 years.
France: Paris – Statue of Liberty
The original Statue of Liberty sits prominently in New York Harbour, a gift from the people of France. The American community reciprocated in 1889 by giving a quarter-sized replica of the Statue of Liberty to the city of Paris to commemorate the centennial of the French Revolution.
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