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14 Haunting And Magnificent Vintage Photos Of Paris At Night

These will make you fall in love with Paris even more.

1. A cafe in 1929.

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2. Les Galeries Lafayette (a Parisian department store that’s been open since 1895), here in 1929.

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3. Les Folies Bergère, the theater where Josephine Baker performed, at night in 1929.

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4. And a later shot of the venue here in 1960.

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5. The Moulin Rouge in 1929.

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6. And another shot, which allows you to see a bit more surrounding the Moulin Rouge.

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7. It would appear that in 1926, Citroen, the French automobile manufacturer, rented out space on the Eiffel Tower to advertise.

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8. L’Arc de Triomphe in 1929.

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9. Sacre Coeur, the famous church at the top of Montmartre, at night in 1950.

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10. A stunning capture of the Paris Opera in 1910.

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11. Pigalle in 1955.

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12. Les Grands Magasins du Louvre in 1925. At this time, the structure was a department store. If you visit now, you’ll find rows of antique shops.

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13. The Moulin Rouge in 1940, now with neon signage.

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14. This photo of L’Arc de Triomphe was taken in 1980…proof that Paris can be a real window onto the past in the places where little changes.

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