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In 2008, the Eiffel Tower was lit each
evening in a spectacular blue to mark
the French tenure of the rotating Presidency of the European Union.
Children riding the carousel on the
Champ de Mars. This is still the original
hand-cranked model, amusing kids for nearly a hundred years.
In summer, the roads along the Seine are
closed to traffic and opened to
city-bound beach-goers for "Paris Plage".
A firefighter climbing the Eiffel Tower in a training exercise.
The new Musée du Quai Branly in the 7th
arrondissements, dedicated to
native and first arts from cultures and civilizations around the world.
Sculptures at the Rodin museum.