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Place de la Concorde, 75008 Paris, France, 75008 Paris, France
Louvre / Palais-Royal
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Obelisk is in the centre of the Place de la Concorde. It is one of Napoleon's campaign trophies, from Egypt. It's very tall. The Obelisk is several thousand years old, it's worth a look. By the way 'concorde'. means that we are all getting...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an impressive statue. I would recommend you to research the history of it so you would know why it is so special.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came as part of our Paris sightseeing tour. A nice obelisk but not too special. Is this a helpful review? Then please give me a "Thumbs up Thank FrankGeisler" by clicking the button below.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Already smitten with the city of Paris and being in love with ancient egypt, I was overwhelmed to see the Luxor Obelisk. Given I'm the type to get emotional over ancient architecture, this was a real treat. It's one of a pair which used to...More

Thank Jacqueline S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the obelisk was brought from luxor , Egypt . it is placed in the middle of the square of Paris . a very famous monument , with a history behind it as to why it was brought from Egypt and in turn what France gave...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2018

It seemed wildly out of place in the heart of Paris, but a bit of Egyptian culture is ok with me. It is a stark contrast with the monuments and statues at the Place de la Concorde but does make the area stand out.

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Very cool landmark especially knowing its ancient egyption and more then 3000 years old , the size of the thing is amazing a must see.

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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

It’s a huge structure right in middle of a square. It’s a tourist spot and hence bus loads of tourist visit everyday. It’s at one end of champs de élysées road and you can see the arc de triumph at the far end from here.

Thank Vivekrajanand
Reviewed 22 July 2018

I lost my mind when I saw this Obelisk.. So many of them to see. Right in the middle of Place De La Concorde, totally wonderful. I can look at it all day...

Thank Ramon L
Reviewed 20 July 2018

This 3,000+ year old, 23 metres in height, yellow-granite obelisk was originally from Luxor Temple, Egypt. My first thought was “Why is this not in Egypt?” Then I learned that it was a gift, by a former ruler of Egypt, to France. It has been...More

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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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