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Launch of a jack-up as high as the Eiffel Tower in China

Belgian offshore entrepreneur Jan De Nul has launched his largest jack-up vessel to date at the COSCO Shipping shipyard in Nantong, China, which is said to be as tall as the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Appointed Voltaire, the installation vessel for offshore renewable energy and oil and gas dismantling is to be delivered in the […]

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ICOM and ALIPH sign a memorandum of understanding at the Louvre

On 31 January 2022 at the Louvre, Paris, ICOM and the International Alliance for the Protection of Heritage in Conflict Zones (ALIPH) signed a Memorandum of Understanding focusing on the organisations’ common goal of protecting heritage , with particular emphasis on conflict and post-conflict areas. ICOM and ALIPH are fortunate to already have a strong […]

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Minecraft Player recreates the Eiffel Tower in-game

A stunning Minecraft screenshot shows a player creating a full-scale model of the Eiffel Tower in-game. More than 10 years have passed since Minecraft was first released but with the new game updates players refuse to end the popular sandbox survival game. This week has seen many remarkable Minecraft Player creations, artwork, and mechanics go […]

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The splendor of the Palace of Versailles springs to the Middle East

Exoticism was the flavor of the month Every month at the Palace of Versailles at its peak, where French versions of chinoiserie and vaguely Ottoman Turquerie vied for the limelight in the private apartments of the Bourbon kings, their wives, their mistresses and their families. This absorption of distant motifs has left its mark on […]

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Marie-Antoinette was “terrified” at the Palace of Versailles with Louis XVI: “in tears” | royal | News

Located just outside of Paris, Versailles is the former opulent French royal residence and a national monument. Since it was first built for Louis XIII in the 17th century, the palace has been at the center of a fascinating period in French history. The building will be featured in a new historic documentary series on […]

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Inside the Palace of Versailles: the former royal residence worth £39billion – photos

The Palace of Versailles, France, was built in the 17th century. It all started with Louis XIII (1601-1643), first building a castle that served as a hunting lodge for the king and his entourage. It was his successor, Louis XIV (1638-1715), who transformed it into a marvelous palace that exudes luxury and power. Indeed, French […]

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The Louvre attacks Marine le Pen for claiming a Parisian monument “like hers” in a campaign video

Ms Le Pen’s team defended the video, which remains online, saying it complied with the museum’s official rules, which state that no permission is needed when a video is not shot at commercial purpose. In the video, Ms Le Pen repeatedly references Macron’s victory speech in 2017, saying the incumbent president failed to deliver on […]

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This video of a couple’s dream photoshoot at the Eiffel Tower has a sweet twist at the end. look

True love is something to be cherished and kept safe. That warm, fuzzy feeling of being in love is so awesome, isn’t it? Well, you must be wondering why we are talking about this all of a sudden. So a heartwarming video of a man proposing to his beloved in Paris has gone viral online. […]

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The Eiffel Tower gets a makeover with the Honeywell cooling system

Honeywell today announced that its sustainable refrigeration technology supports a new cooling system at the Eiffel Tower. The facility offers a greener solution for the western pillar of the Paris monument – ​​which houses the tourist information centre, a souvenir shop and a hydraulic lift that rises 300 meters for stunning views of the city. […]

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How Victor Hugo saved Notre Dame de Paris

COURTESY PHOTOColumnist James Buckley is impressed by writer Victor Hugo’s support for Notre Dame de Paris. The power of print, by Jim Buckley Historically, it is often a determined and talented man or woman who can change the world. And this was the case with Victor Hugo and Notre Dame de Paris. Without Hugo possessing […]

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Louvre attendance in 2021 fell to 1986 levels | News

anchor The Louvre museum only welcomed 2.8 million visitors last year, less than 30% of its pre-Covid record when it received around ten million. The Louvre had not seen such low numbers since 1986, before the opening of the glass pyramid and the Grand Louvre project which has steadily increased attendance […]

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Watch David Guetta’s Dazzling NYE Performance at Louvre Abu Dhabi – EDM.com

In a recent interview, David Guetta said confidently, “I think the next few years will be the best years for dance music in history.” Guetta wastes no time doing his part to carry the weight of those words. The “Titanium” producer has made performances at historic landmarks a tradition in recent memory. After treating fans […]