Perfect chairs for tanning, palm trees, and boats, one may think they have escaped the busy streets of Paris in the Luxembourg Gardens. Tucked in the middle of Saint-Germain-des-Pres, the Luxembourg Gardens is a place for leisure, movement and…

Le Palais des Tuileries got its name from “tuile,” the French word meaning “tile,” which referenced the tile factory that stood on the site. The palace, near the Louvre, was first constructed in 1564, under Catherine de Medici, King Henry II’s…

Here we have The Place de la Concorde, which was where Louis XVI was beheaded on January 21st, 1793. Louis had been held prisoner in the Temple, an uninhabited tower, since the monarchy’s collapse in August of 1792. The Temple was in the working…