Various Sights and Curiosities

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From the top of the Arc de Triomphe, looking toward La Défense at La Grande Arche.
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A quick bus tour around the city ...
Looking toward Pont Alexandre III, with the Grand Palais in the background.
Pont Alexandre III - flamboyant statuary decorates Paris's most ornate bridge.
Pont Alexandre III
Palais de Chaillot.
The Dôme Church, adjoining the Hôtel Invalides.
Narrow street lined with shops.
Hotel Rochester - our home away from home, a couple blocks from the Champs-Elysées, on Rue la Boetie.
The Premier of China, as his entourage moves from his hotel to his first meeting of the day, ties up traffic for blocks.
Anything for a Euro !
Cité des Sciences & de l'industrie at La Villette.
The "Smart Car" has certain advantages in the city, where parking is scarce ! They won't be available in the US for another 2-3 years.
Place des Vosges - a 400 year old square with 36 houses (9 on each side). Victor Hugo lived here.
The Moulin Rouge
Saint Philippe Du Roule, the church closest to our hotel.
Look at the upper-left doorbell button - we stumbled upon Joan of Arc's place !!