Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Place de la Concorde

GPS Coordinates

48°51'55"02°19'16" show decimal

Google Earth

Location Point

Place de la Concorde
Paris, France

Place de la Concorde was originally designed in 1755 to honour Louis XV. However during the French Revolution it gained noteriety as the place of the guillotine. The location of the execution device is now marked by an obelisk, one of 'Cleopatra's' needles placed there in 1833.

How to get here:

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Metro (Line 1,8,12): Concorde - Exit the station onto the Place. +

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Bus: Map - Place de la Concorde is serviced by bus routes 42, 72, 73, 84, 94. +

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisablePlace de la Concorde

Photo

«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 13th January 2008 by Lee Allum

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City of Death (1)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 3 May 1979
The Doctor and Romana walk across the square.

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 13th January 2008 by Lee Allum

City of Death (1)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 3 May 1979
The Doctor and Romana walk across the square.

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 13th January 2008 by Lee Allum

City of Death (1)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 3 May 1979
The Doctor and Romana walk across the square.

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 13th January 2008 by Lee Allum

"The gate was open at the time I took this photo."

City of Death (1)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 3 May 1979
The Doctor and Romana walk across the square.

 

Where to walk to next?

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Rue de Rivoli (City of Death). Head east from the Place along Rue De Rivoli and you will eventually reach the shops opposite the Louvre. (You can also take bus 72, or the Metro between Concorde and Louvre Rivoli and then walk west back to the shops).

Other nearby locations:

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Avenue des Champs Elysées (City of Death). Metro: Take the Metro between Concorde and George V on Line 1. Bus: Route 73. This route runs along the Avenue.

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Boulvard St Germain (City of Death): 0.83 miles.

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Rue de Saint Peres (City of Death): 0.86 miles.

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Louvre Museum (City of Death): 0.86 miles.

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Cathédrale Saint-Vladimir-le-Grand (City of Death): 0.87 miles.

Related Stories

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City of Death [3 May 1979]

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