The Roofs of Paris

THE ROOFS OF PARIS

Kamal Bennani Photography

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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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