Place de la Concorde

Projet de Paris


-Largest square in Paris

-Was originally created to honor King Louis XV

-Many executions by guillotine during the French Revolution occurred here

-Two stone buildings to the north: Hôtel de Crillon, et le Musée de l'Orangerie

-An obelisk in the center given by the Egyptian government exalting the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II