Parc Floral de Paris (valley of flowers)
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Parc Floral de Paris (valley of flowers)

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This is a view on the valley of flowers of the Parc Floral de Paris. The shot was taken in november 2011, in the beginning of the afternoon. Panorama made in HDR version (enfuse).

The Parc Floral de Paris is an urban park and a botanical garden located in the Bois de Vincennes, in the 12th arrondissement of Paris.

References : http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parc_floral_de_Paris (translated with help of Google Traduction)

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A: Dsc4176 Panorama

door Роман Осташ, 170 hier vandaan

Dsc4176 Panorama

B: Parc Floral Paris

door Роман Осташ, 200 hier vandaan

Parc Floral Paris

C: Parc Floral

door Роман Осташ, 230 hier vandaan

Parc Floral

D: Fort de Vincennes

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Fort de Vincennes

E: La Sainte Chapelle, Vincennes, Paris

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La Sainte Chapelle, Vincennes, Paris

F: The Château de Vincennes (the court)

door Franck Masschelein, 580 hier vandaan

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The Château de Vincennes (the court)

G: Château de Vincennes and Chapelle

door Andrea Biffi, 590 hier vandaan

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Château de Vincennes and Chapelle

H: The Château de Vincennes (the Sainte-Chapelle and the donjon)

door Franck Masschelein, 620 hier vandaan

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The Château de Vincennes (the Sainte-Chapelle and the donjon)

I: Fort de Vincennes HDR

door Роман Осташ, 630 hier vandaan

Fort de Vincennes HDR

J: Fort de Vincennes

door Роман Осташ, 630 hier vandaan

Fort de Vincennes

Dit panorama is genomen in France

Dit is een overzicht van France

France is affectionately referred to as "the Hexagon" for its overall shape.

French history goes back to the Gauls, a Celtic tribe which inhabited the area circa 300BC until being conquered by Julius Caesar.

The Franks were the first tribe to adopt Catholic Christianity after the Roman Empire collapsed. France became an independent location in the Treaty of Verdun in (843 AD), which divided up Charlemagne's Carolingian Empire into several portions.

The French monarchy reached its zenith during the reign of Louis XIV, the Sun King, who stood for seventy-two years as the Monarch of all Monarchs. His palace of Versailles and its Hall of Mirrors are a splendid treasure-trove of Baroque art.

The French Revolution ended the rule of the monarchy with the motto "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity!" On July 14th, 1789 angry mobs stormed La Bastille prison and began the Revolution in which Louis XVI, his wife Marie-Antoinette and thousands of others met the guillotine.

One decade after the revolution, Napolean Bonaparte seized control of the Republic and named himself Emperor. His armies conquered most of Europe and his Napoleonic Code became a lasting legal foundation for concepts of personal status and property.

During the period of colonization France controlled the largest empire in the world, second only to Britain.

France is one of the founding members of the European Union and the United Nations, as well as one of the nuclear armed nations of the world.

Text by Steve Smith.

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