a critical discussion on the architecture of paris

Opéra National de Paris

Opéra National de Paris

"You know, they say Parisians are very snooty."

"Mmhmm."

"I've never found that to be the case at all, have you?"

"No, definitely not."

"But you know what?"

"What's that?"

"If I were from this city, with all this amazing beauty and architecture ..."

"... yeah?"

"I'd be The Most Obnoxious Woman Who Ever Walked the Earth.  I'm not kidding, either.  I'd be all, 'Seriously?  You think YOUR city's buildings are beautiful? Honey, PLEASE.'"

Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel (this is the small one)

Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel (this is the small one)

The Louvre Museum

The Louvre Museum

Detail of the Louvre

Detail of the Louvre

Arc de Triomphe de l'Etoile (this is the big one)

Arc de Triomphe de l'Etoile (this is the big one)

Notre Dame de Paris

Notre Dame de Paris

Sacré-Cœur Basilica

Sacré-Cœur Basilica

La Tour Eiffel

La Tour Eiffel