Luxor Obelisk in Paris

Paris France Tourist Information and City Guide

The Luxor Obelisk (Obélisque de Louxor) is a 3,300-year old monument that was given to France by the Viceroy of Egypt in 1829.

The hieroglyphics appearing on the structure commemorates the reign of the pharaoh Ramses II.

Obelisque in Paris France
Luxor Obelisk in Paris France

Prior to being relocated to Paris, the obelisk marked the entrance to the Luxor Temple.

The Luxor Obelisque is located at the centre of the Place de la Concorde.

This beautiful city square and obelisk can be found in the Champs Elysees District of Paris France.


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