• The "Sacré-Cœur Basilica". It is a Roman Catholic basilica and a popular landmark in Paris. It is dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The basilica is located at the summit of the butte Montmartre, the highest point in the city.
  • "La Défense". It is a major business district for the city of Paris, bordering Neuilly-sur-Seine, west of the city itself.
  • "The Seine". It is a slow-flowing major river and commercial waterway. There are 37 bridges over the River Seine just within Paris and dozens more spanning the river outside of the city.
  • The "Arc de Triomphe". It is a monument in Paris, France that stands in the centre of the Place Charles de Gaulle, also known as the "Place de l'Étoile". It is at the western end of the Champs-Élysées. The triumphal arch honors those who fought for France, particularly during the Napoleonic Wars.
  • Football Stadium near the Seine
  • "Pont d'Iéna". It is a bridge spanning the River Seine in Paris. It links the Eiffel Tower on the Left Bank to the district of Trocadéro on the Right Bank.
  • The "Pont de Bir-Hakeim", formerly the pont de Passy. It is a bridge that crosses the Seine River in Paris, France. It connects the city's 15th and 16th arrondissements, and passes through the île des Cygnes.
  • "Palais de Chaillot"
  • "Trocadero Gardens"
  • "Île des Cygnes". It is a small island in the Seine in Paris. It is an artificially-created island, formed in 1827 to protect the port of Grenelle. It derives its name from an earlier Île des Cygnes which was attached to the Champ de Mars in the late 18th century.
  • "Maison de Radio France". Radio France is a French public service radio broadcaster.
  • "Pont Rouelle"
  • "Front de Seine" (also known as Beaugrenelle) is a district in Paris, France, located along the river Seine in the 15th arrondissement right at the South of the Eiffel Tower. It is with the 13th arrondissement and La Défense, one of the districts hosting the most highrise buildings in the Paris area
  • The "Passerelle Debilly" (Debilly Footbridge) is an arch bridge situated in Paris bestriding the Seine. It is a footbridge that connects the quai de New York to the quai Branly, close to the Eiffel Tower.
  • "Pont de l'Alma". It was named to commemorate the Battle of Alma during the Crimean War, in which the Franco-British alliance achieved victory over the Russian army on September 20, 1854.
  • The "Musée du Quai Branly", nicknamed MQB, is a museum that features indigenous art, cultures and civilizations from Africa, Asia, Oceania, and the Americas. The museum is located at 37, quai Branly - portail Debilly, 75007 Paris, France.
  • The replica of the "Statue of Liberty" on the Île des Cygnes.
  • "Pont de Grenelle"
  • Exosphere, stars and faraway "milky way" as the night was falling...
  • Troposphere
  • Sratosphere
  • Mesosphere
  • The "Avenue des Champs-Élysées" is a prestigious avenue in Paris. With its cinemas, cafés, luxury specialty shops and clipped chestnut trees, the Avenue des Champs-Élysées is one of the most famous streets in the world.
  • "Pont Alexandre-III"
  • "Musée du Vin". It is a cultural venue in the 16th arrondissement located at 5, square Charles Dickens. It testifies to the richness and diversity of the French craft of winemaking through an exposure to tools and objects used to work the vine and the wine.
  • "Hotel Concorde La Fayette". It is a skyscraper hotel located near the Porte Maillot. It is the largest hotel in Paris and contains more than 1,000 hotel rooms.
  • "Bois de Boulogne". It is a park located along the western edge of the 16th arrondissement of Paris. It covers an area of 8.459 km², which is 0.05 times larger than Central Park in New York, and 3.3 times larger than Hyde Park in London.
  • "Place de la Concorde". It is one of the major public squares in Paris. It is located in the city's eighth arrondissement, at the eastern end of the Champs-Élysées.
  • "La Grande Arche de la Défense".
  • "Tour EDF". It is an office skyscraper for Électricité de France (EDF), France's main electricity company.
  • "Tour Gan" (previously known as Tour Nobel) is an office skyscraper located in La Défense. It was designed by celebrated American architect Max Abramovitz. It is the third-tallest skyscraper in La Défense after Tour Total and Tour Areva.
  • "Tour Areva" (previously known as Tour Framatome and Tour Fiat). It is an office skyscraper. It is the second-tallest building in La Défense and the third-tallest skyscraper in Île-de-France.
  • "Tour Total" is an office skyscraper and the tallest building in La Défense and the second-tallest skyscraper in the Paris area, after the Tour Montparnasse.
  • "16th arrondissement of Paris". It is one of the 20 arrondissements (administrative districts) of Paris. It includes the mainly residential districts of Auteuil and Passy and is home to a large number of diplomatic embassies.
  • "Roland Garros Stadium". It is a tennis venue and home to the French Open tennis tournament, a Grand Slam event played every year in May and June. The place is named after Roland Garros, a French fighter aircraft pilot during World War I.
  • "Pont Mirabeau". Listed a historical monument in 1975. It has inspired a famous poem by Guillaume Apollinaire...
  • A small part of the Eiffel Tower's gardens
  • Quai Branly
  • Place de Varsovie
  • The "Musée national de la Marine" is a maritime museum located in the Palais de Chaillot. The permanent collection originates in a collection that dates back to Louis XV of France.
  • "Palais de Tokyo". It is a contemporary art museum and also hosts the "Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris".
  • Avenue d'Eylau
  • Musée national des Arts asiatiques-Guimet. It features Asiatic artworks.
  • Some other important elements behind the Eiffel Tower (not on the photo) are the "Parc du Champs de Mars", the "Tour Montparnasse" (the tallest skyscraper in France), the "Cathédrale Notre-Dame", the "Louvre", "Les Invalides", the "École Militaire"..
  • The "Musée d'Orsay". It is a famous museum in Paris on the left bank of the Seine, housed in the former railway station, the Gare d'Orsay, an impressive Beaux-Arts edifice built between 1898 and 1900. It holds mainly French Impressionist art dating from 1848 to 1915.
  • "Montmartre". It is a hill of 130 meters high in the north of Paris (18th arrondissement). It is known for the white-domed Basilica of the Sacré Cœur on its summit and as a nightclub district. Many artists worked in Montmartre such as Dalí, Modigliani, Monet, Picasso, van Gogh...
  • The "Moulin Rouge". It is a cabaret built in 1889 by Joseph Oller. The Moulin Rouge is best known as the spiritual birthplace of the modern form of the can-can dance.
  • The "Grand Palais". It is a large glass exhibition hall that was built for the Paris Exhibition of 1900. It is located in the 8e arrondissement of Paris.
  • Welcome to "Planet Paris"! ;)
  • my appart :-) - ∃Scape
  • loved <3 - Vitor Mateus.
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Paris from the Eiffel Tower

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This is a view of Paris (France) from the top of the Eiffel Tower (324 meters/1063 feet high). The original image is around 10.000 pixels wide. It actually is a montage of 12 photos I took when I was there (no fish eye, no wide angle, no autopano...). It took me some 2 days of work. (You'll need to enlarge the image to see better some of the monuments that have notes...)
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    Nice. Which lens is giving you fish eye at 18 mm though? :|

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