Paris oh la la

Paris – ville lumière. During the Christmas season this takes on a slightly different meaning than the one that suggest it is the city of enlightenment as in centre of education, when all the lights shine in unison it is not too far fetched to interpret “ville lumière” as city of lights…

The Eiffel tower on December 26 2017.
The Eiffel tower on December 26 2017.

The upscale shopping center Galeries Lafayette in Paris is decked out for the holidays. The after Christmas Sales are on and if you go inside you will find one of the most elaborate displays ever.

Galeries Lafayette on Rue Lafayette,
Galeries Lafayette on Rue Lafayette.

The magical display inside Galeries Lafayette in Paris. Below is a still picture of the display.

Galeries Lafayette Christmas display.
Galeries Lafayette Christmas display.

Here is a look down Boulevard Hausmann by the Galeries Lafayette:

Boulevard Hausmann by the Galeries Lafayette.
Boulevard Hausmann by the Galeries Lafayette.

A beautiful art deco Metro station entrance:

Metro entrance to line 3 Parmentier stop.
Metro entrance to line 3 Parmentier stop.

Another look at the ever so beautiful Eiffel tower:

Eiffel tower Paris.
Eiffel tower Paris.
Eiffel tower from the butte de Montmartre and Sacré Coeur.
Eiffel tower from the butte de Montmartre and Sacré Coeur.
Sacré Coeur.
Sacré Coeur.
La Opera de Paris.
La Opera de Paris.
La Opera de Paris sculpture.
La Opera de Paris sculpture.
Arc de Triomphe as seen from atop Galleries Lafayette.
Arc de Triomphe as seen from atop Galleries Lafayette.
Arc de Triomphe.
Arc de Triomphe.
Arc de Triomphe.
Arc de Triomphe.
Le Escargo Montorgueil. Leaves no doubt of what is served here!
Le Escargo Montorgueil. Leaves no doubt of what is served here!
Le Moulin Rouge in Montmartre.
Le Moulin Rouge in Montmartre.
Le Grand Rex Theatre
Le Grand Rex Theatre. 
Musée du Louvre
Musée du Louvre. 
Musée du Louvre - an animal in the interior parts guarding a grand staircase.
Musée du Louvre – an animal in the interior parts guarding a grand staircase.
Notre-Dame de Paris western facade.
Notre-Dame de Paris western facade.
La Seine and la tour Eiffel.
La Seine and la tour Eiffel.

 

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