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Fontaines de la Concorde at night

The Fontaines de la Concorde are two monumental fountains located in the Place de la Concorde in the center of Paris.

They were designed by Jacques Ignace Hittorff, and completed in 1840 during the reign of King Louis-Philippe.


Paris has many nicknames, but its most famous is "La Ville-Lumière" ("The City of Light" or "The Illuminated City)

It's beautiful to walk around Paris at night.


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Taken in May 2009