Tag Archives: France

La Grande Arche

La Grande Arche, also know as La Grande Arche de la Defense, is a monument building in the district of La Defense, France. In 1982, French president Mitterrand launched a national design competition; and the winners of the competition are Danish architect Spreckelsen and Danish engineer Reitzel. The construction started in 1985 and ended in 1989.

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Chateau de Chambord

The Chateau de Chambord is one of the most famous manor houses in the world. It’s located in Chambord, Loir-et-Cher. France. The castle is know for its classic, unique, renaissance style. The chambord was made by King Francois I and it is the largest castle in the entire Loire Valley. For more information about the chambord, please visit their visit at http://www.chambord.org/Chambord-en-idm-1-n-Accueil.html 

The Eiffel Tower (La Tour Eiffel)

Ok, I am pretty sure everybody knows this one. The Eiffel tower is located in Paris, France. It’s nicknamed the iron lady. The tower was completed in 1889 and it has became both a cultural of France and also one of the most famous structures around the globe today. The tower stands 1050 ft high and was designed and built by Gustave Eiffel. Good job Mr. Eiffel!