Showing posts with label Europe. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Europe. Show all posts

May 22, 2022

Winged Victory of Samothrace at the Louvre

As one of the most recognizable statues within the Louvre in Paris, France, the Winged Victory of Samothrace is unmissable at the top of the Daru staircase. Also known as Nike of Samothrace, this Greek sculpture dates back to 190 BC and has been on display at the Louvre since 1884.

Winged Victory of Samothrace Louvre


Winged Victory of Samothrace Louvre

Winged Victory of Samothrace Louvre

Winged Victory of Samothrace Louvre

Winged Victory of Samothrace Louvre

Winged Victory of Samothrace Louvre

 

Nov 3, 2021

Panthéon in Paris, France

Known as the temple of the French nation, the Pantheon in Paris, France was originally intended as a church to glorify the monarchy. By the time of its completion in 1790, however, the French Revolution had transformed the monument into a temple for distinguished citizens.

Formally declared a mausoleum in 1881, the Pantheon is currently the resting place for over 75 notable French luminaries from Voltaire to Emile Zola to Alexandre Dumas to Pierre and Marie Curie. The rooftop suite from one of my stays in Paris offered this unique view of the landmark.    

Pantheon Paris France


Pantheon Paris France

Pantheon Paris France

Pantheon Paris France

Pantheon Paris France

Pantheon Paris France

Pantheon Paris France

Pantheon Paris France



Pantheon Paris France

Pantheon Paris France

Pantheon Paris France

Pantheon Paris France

Pantheon Paris France

Pantheon Paris France

 

Oct 28, 2021

Phantom Manor at Disneyland Paris

Welcome to Phantom Manor in Frontierland at Disneyland Paris in France. Unlike the other haunted mansion attractions at Disney Parks, because of its location in Frontierland, Phantom Manor has incorporated a number of western influences into the design of this ride. 

Phantom Manor Disneyland Paris




Phantom Manor Disneyland Paris

Phantom Manor Disneyland Paris

Phantom Manor Disneyland Paris

Phantom Manor Disneyland Paris

Phantom Manor Disneyland Paris

Phantom Manor Disneyland Paris

Phantom Manor Disneyland Paris

Phantom Manor Disneyland Paris