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.