During Paris 2024 street sport competitions will take place at the Place de la Concorde. The organizing committee has shared the first looks of the urban park dedicated to skateboard, 3x3 basketball, and breakdance for the Summer Olympics.
The Place de la Concorde and the Obelisk are getting festive from December 4, 2020 to January 3, 2021 to celebrate the Holidays. As a matter of fact, the famous and iconic monument in Paris is adorned in blue for the Holidays and gets surrounded by a forest of fir trees.
Paris 2024 Olympic Games Organizing Committee unveils the first pictures of the upcoming Olympic stadium. And surprise: it’s at the Place de la Concorde in Paris that a 35.000-seat stadium will house urban sports such as break-dance or BMX.
For the White Night or Nuit Blanche 2019, Paris has created two unique “races” on Saturday October 5, 2019. It's surrounded by 10,000 people that we ran across the French capital, discovering the most beautiful museums, places and monuments in Paris.
Paris White Night is held on Saturday October 5, 2019 and the highlight is a parade from Concorde to Bastille featuring 13 floats created by great artists including Annette Messager, Daniel Buren, Pascale Martin Tayou and tattoo artist Tin-Tin.
Olympic Day takes place this Sunday June 23, 2019 in Paris. For a day, the Place de la Concorde becomes a sport center to let 50,000 lucky people try their hands at many sports and meet great athletes such as Tony Parker and Yannick Agnel!
The Place de la Concorde is Paris biggest square. It’s on this beautiful Parisian square, set at the beginning of the Champs-Elysées, that Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette have been guillotined. Today, it’s one of Paris most renowned squares and it’s famous Obelisk with a golden tip keeps overlooking the city.
Over the years, the Luxor Obelisk in Paris became a must-see monument of the French capital. It’s set in the middle of the Place de la Concorde since 1836, given by the Egyptian government as a token of the of friendship with France, and amazes passersby going to the Champs-Elysée or to the Louvre. Want to know more? Keep reading.
The Grande Roue de Paris is back on the Place de la Concorde. If you have ever come to Paris around the holidays you may have seen this incredible wheel. For the 2017-2018 season the wheel is set up from November 17, 2018 to late May 2018 to offer a unique view of the city of lights. The Grande Roue will be free for all on May 16, 17 and 18, 2018.
After the demonstration-concert on the Champs-Elysées and the festivals tour, the Printemps Solidaire swings into action to defend international solidarity by providing a giant and free meeting-concert on the Place de la Concorde in Paris on Sunday September 17, 2017.