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See how much Paris has changed since 1900

PUBLISHED: 13:58 04 August 2017 | UPDATED: 17:00 09 August 2017

Paris in 1900 © Lucien Baylac (1851_1913) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Paris in 1900 © Lucien Baylac (1851_1913) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons


While the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe have hardly changed since 1900 some parts of Paris look quite different now. See how much the city has changed in the last century with these amazing pictures

While the Eiffel Tower itself hasn’t changed since 1900, the buildings behind it certainly have... Move the slider to see how much

Apart from lines of cars instead of horses and carriages, Paris’s most famous street the Avenue des Champs-Élysées hasn’t really changed in over 100 years...


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However, the Gare d’Orsay has been transformed from a train station in 1900 to an art museum...

The Arc de Triomphe still looks the same as it did in 1900 except the queues of cars have replaced the carriages...

The courtyard of the Palais du Louvre is now dominated by the modern glass pyramid that marks the entrance to the Musée du Louvre...


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The outfits of the people may have changed but the Jardin du Luxembourg looks much like it did in 1900...

The Panthéon hasn’t changed much...

The Notre-Dame cathedral looks the same...

The Palais Garnier opera house hasn’t really changed...

Neither has the Place Vendôme...

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