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Obelisk of Luxor

Place de la Concorde, 75008 Paris, France, 75008 Paris, France
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Place de la Concorde, 75008 Paris, France, 75008 Paris, France
Louvre / Palais-Royal
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

The Obelisk of Luxor is really fun to see no matter what time of year or whether you see it at day or night. Can't help but see it if you are on the Champ Élysées, Tuileries or Place de la Concorde. The great thing...More

Thank JAYDenver
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Visited Place de la Concorde, which is the city's largest public square and of course could not help but to notice this very impressive obelisk surrrounded by such beautiful and grand buildings.

Thank 23rita
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The great pharaonic monument is located around one of the most scenic areas in Paris, the concord square. So beautiful and majestic reflecting the power of Egypt’s great advancement. This is a 3000 years old obelisk from Egypt’s Luxor temple in Egypt and a gift...More

Thank Rubaiyat E S
Reviewed 22 March 2017

If you happen to be near Place Vendome, stop by and take a look at the Obelisk, which is historic. But it's not particularly beautiful and since it's in the middle of a traffic area, not especially inviting.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 3 February 2017

There are son et lumière on the obelisque,to admire on Place Concorde; behind the fountain l'obelisque of Louxor gleams in his beauty; He cames from Louxor and is a gift from Mehemet Ali to Louis Philippe in 1836; hight of 23 m and has famous...More

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 29 January 2017

If you are on the Place de la Concorde you cannot missing seeing this. It is interesting looking and the Egyptian hieroglyphs stand out as unique and different from the French fountains at either end of the traffic island it sits on. It is 3000...More

Thank Don P
Reviewed 25 January 2017

This is a nice monument, but it's not too interesting when you know about all of the other monuments in Paris. It's worth to see if you're close by though. Not really missing much if you don't get to visit this one.

Thank Simsim7
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This is an obelisk in the middle of the Place de la Concorde, which is the main square in Paris. It is large and nice and has an interesting history. It is worth seeing if you are in the area, but is big enough that...More

Thank Nicholas P
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Historical monument, but not really much else. I would not go out of your way to go there, unless something bigger is in the area.

Thank Hitesh P
Reviewed 25 December 2016

A gift to the French from the Egyptian people, this interesting monument stands in Place de la Concorde. Covered in ancient hieroglyphs it is worth visiting. A word to fellow travellers, beware of pickpockets and souvenir sellers in this area.

Thank Tony W
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From the majestic Louvre to the regal Palais-Royal,
this neighbourhood oozes luxury. The grand arches
along Rue de Rivoli are shadowed by mosaics in front
of decorated vitrines and hotels. Place Vendôme is
lined with the world’s best jewelers and their
glittering window displays. Every other establishment
has someone to open the door for you or park your car.
You can spend hours gazing at its haute couture shops
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