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Door 20
20-JAN-2011

Door 20

Hôtel des Invalides, Musée de l'Armée


Les Invalides known as L'Hôtel national des Invalides (The National Residence of the Invalids),
is a complex of buildings in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, France, containing museums
and monuments, all relating to the military history of France, as well as a hospital
and a retirement home for war veterans, the building's original purpose. The buildings
house the Musée de l'Armée, the military museum of the Army of France, the Musée des
Plans-Reliefs, and the Musée d'Histoire Contemporaine, as well as the burial site
for some of France's war heroes.


January 2011 Challenge - "DOORS"
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Doug Cruden22-Jan-2011 15:27
Excellent perspective through the gate to les Invalides! Bravo!
Timothy Guenther22-Jan-2011 12:50
A very impressive gate!
Jola Dziubinska22-Jan-2011 01:07
Beautifully ornamented gate, vote.
Cindi Smith22-Jan-2011 00:52
Nice and you even got a photographer in there. Beautiful gate!!!
larose forest photos21-Jan-2011 21:30
Supremely elegant and regal looking gates. An overall beautiful shot. V
CM Kwan21-Jan-2011 12:39
Wonderful perspective and framing! V
Janice Dunn21-Jan-2011 08:20
It's an awesome gate Marielou
Margaret Lew21-Jan-2011 07:25
Fantastic image!! Love that heart in the clouds and the scene framed by the wonderful gate.
Mieke WA Minkjan21-Jan-2011 07:16
a well decorated triumph gate! well seen
carol j. phipps20-Jan-2011 23:36
Huge! Beautiful craftsmanship. The heart shaped cloud is a great addition.
J. Scott Coile20-Jan-2011 23:27
Grand and historic!
Mairéad20-Jan-2011 21:35
Very impressive gate and I like the view of the photographer and his model.
LynnH20-Jan-2011 21:20
Lovely gate, so stately! Beautiful PoV! V
franz20-Jan-2011 19:58
A valider par une portée de chats langés. bv mariemia'où!