The Ile Saint-Louis, Paris

Kamal Bennani Photography

Ile Saint-Louis, Paris

A night shot of the Ile Saint-Louis, one of the most romantic place in Paris. 

The Île Saint-Louis is one of two natural islands in the Seine river, in Paris, France (the other natural island is Île de la Cité; the Île aux Cygnes is artificial).

The Île Saint-Louis is connected to the rest of Paris by four bridges to both banks of the river, and to the Île de la Cité by the Pont Saint-Louis. This island was formerly used for the grazing of market cattle and stocking wood.


One of France‘s first examples of urban planning, it was mapped and built from end to end during the 17th-century reigns of Henri IV and Louis XIII. A peaceful oasis of calm in the busy Paris centre, this island has only narrow one-way streets, no métro stations, and two bus stops. Most of…

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The Roofs of Paris


Kamal Bennani Photography


One this shot you can have an overview of the roofs of Paris. The cupolas are those of the Printemps Haussmann, one of the most famous department store in Paris. In the middle of the scene, you can see the amazing Palais Garnier.

Please find below some information related to the elements present in this scene.

The Palais Garnier (pronounced: [palɛ ɡaʁnje]) is a 1,979-seat opera house, which was built from 1861 to 1875 for the Paris Opera. It was originally called theSalle des Capucines because of its location on the Boulevard des Capucines in the 9th arrondissement of Paris, but soon became known as the Palais Garnier in recognition of its opulence and its architect, Charles Garnier. The theatre is also often referred to as the Opéra Garnier, and historically was known as the Opéra de Paris or simply the Opéra,[7] as…

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