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Icebergs as tall as the Eiffel Tower once crossed the Outer Banks to Florida, study finds

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public domain A series of mysterious lines etched into the seabed off North Carolina’s Outer Banks has been identified as “very unexpected” evidence that icebergs once filled the horizon along the East Coast. The huge chunks of ice are thought to have drifted up to 5,000 miles from Canada and could be seen […]

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The ‘Windcatcher’: Bigger than the Eiffel Tower and can power 80,000 homes, developers say

Look, unless humanity can pull itself together in the face of the climate crisis, the future promises to be one of war, displaced people and deep fractures in poverty. The good news is there are a bunch of people coming up with some really ingenious solutions that are changing the way we use energy in […]

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Laurence des Cars, newly appointed president of the Louvre, aims to broaden the attractiveness of the museum

Laurence des Cars will become the first female president of the Louvre, following her appointment by French President Emmanuel Macron. The Cars art historian is currently president of the Musée d’Orsay and the Orangerie in Paris, and will succeed Jean-Luc Martinez in September 2021. According to a press release from the French Ministry of Culture, […]

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The plunder that formed the Louvre

The spoils of war were positively magnificent. When Napoleon Bonaparte led his army across the Alps, he ordered the Italian states he conquered to hand over works of art that were the pride of the peninsula. The Vatican was gutted of Laocoon, a masterpiece of ancient Greek sculpture, and Venice was stripped of Veronese’s 1563 […]

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Outdoors: Netflix’s “Lupin” takes viewers from the Louvre to the attic of a Parisian high school

Before diving into the world of Lupine, Netflix’s Biggest International Hit of the Year, viewers may not have known much, if anything, about Arsene Lupin. The fictional gentleman thief, imagined by author Maurice Leblanc in the early 20th century, serves as the inspiration for French actor Omar Sy’s chameleon character, Assane Diop. But while Lupine […]

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First trailer for Intense Building-the-Eiffel-Tower romance film ‘Eiffel’

First trailer for Intense Building-the-Eiffel-Tower romance film ‘Eiffel’ by Alex Billington June 10, 2021Source: Youtube “Ideas for the contest? “We need to be freer. Bolder.” Build it bigger! Pathé in France has unveiled the first official trailer for the intense romantic drama eiffel, set during the construction of the Eiffel Tower in Paris in the […]

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The Palace of Versailles opens a hotel for the first time in 387 years

For the first time in its 387-year history, you can now sleep like royalty at the Palace of Versailles, which opened its very first hotel on June 1. Known as The Great Control, the hotel offers 14 rooms and suites and a signature suite, all designed by architect Christophe Tollemer. The interior is inspired by […]

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The Eiffel Tower becomes the flag bearer of Paris 2024 before the delivery of Tokyo

A woman, wearing a mask, cycles near the Eiffel Tower in Place du Trocadero in Paris during the national curfew, from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., due to stricter measures against the spread of the disease coronavirus (COVID-19) in France, April 26, 2021. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register […]

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A royal vacation in the first luxury hotel of the Palace of Versailles

The historic Palace of Versailles has just opened a luxury hotel on its premises for the first time. It stirs the fantasy of those who would like to live a life of luxury and have an intimate experience in this iconic palace. It is called Airelles Château de Versailles, Le Grand Contrôle, and is the […]

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Hôtel Château de Versailles: Le Grand Contrôle opens its doors now

Renee Kemps With the world finally getting back to normal after more than a year, many are looking to travel this summer. You can visit California and take advantage of one of the vacations offered by the state, try your luck by temporarily moving to Hawai’i, or treat yourself to a night at the Palace […]

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A dazzling illusion creates a gaping canyon under the Eiffel Tower | Smart News

JR’s new illusion apparently opens a ravine in front of the Eiffel Tower. Photo by Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP via Getty Images An innovative and newly unveiled piece of street art by French photographer JR makes Paris’ iconic Eiffel Tower look like it hovers above a giant canyon. As a French newspaper The world reports, JR created […]

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The Palace of Versailles has just opened its first luxury hotel

Airelles Palace of Versailles, Le Grand Contrôle is now open. Renee Kemps For all those who have ever dreamed of spending the night at the Palace of Versailles, your fantasy finally came true this week with the opening of Airelles Palace of Versailles, The Grand Control. The first hotel to ever open on these lavish […]

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Opening of the world’s first hotel in the grounds of the Palace of Versailles

For the first time ever, a hotel has opened within the grounds of the Palace of Versailles in France – and it is surely on its way to becoming one of the most sought-after stays in the world. A night in this ultra-exclusive spot on the outskirts of Paris, as you’d expect, doesn’t come cheap. […]

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The Palace of Versailles reopens with a new hotel

A new luxury hotel is opening today on the grounds of the Palace of Versailles, one of France’s most visited attractions and the former residence of Louis XIV and Marie-Antoinette. The site of royal decadence and debauchery before the French Revolution, the Palace of Versailles – now a great museum – is one of the […]

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First the Louvre pyramid, now the current pyramids—JR will create a spectacular project in Egypt

Melbourne, Florence, Paris, Colombia, Colorado… a glance at JR’s Instagram account reveals a world tour of creations in recent months despite the pandemic. And now: Egypt. The famous French street artist has announced that he will create a new work at the Pyramids of Giza, Cairo, in October. “This is not a photomontage…but October’s artwork […]