Paris France Tourist Information and City Guide
The Place de la Concorde is truly the heart of Paris. Beautiful fountains, monuments and historic buildings at the square attract tourists from around the world. Dating back to the mid 1700s, Place de la Concorde is full of history.
The building on the left is the luxurious Hotel de Crillon which once was frequented by Marie Antoinette. Many years later, it was used as the headquarters for Hitler's occupying German army. The Obelisk in the foreground is 3,300 years old.