Look at France - France has hundreds of historical monuments

France has hundreds of historical monuments.

Do you recognize any?

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XIX ème siècle à Paris : Tour Eiffel - construite par Gustave Eiffel sur les bords de la Seine pour l’exposition universelle de 1889 © MAE - F. de la Mure

XVI ème siècle : château de Chenonceau - (Région du Centre). De style Renaissance, il est construit sur le Cher © MAE

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XII et XIII ème siècles : Abbaye du Mont St Michel - (Région de Basse-Normandie, ouest de la France), style gothique © MAE - F. Eberhardt

Above are the famous castle at Chenonceau, the Mont Saint Michel and, of course, the Eiffel Tower.

It was built by Gustave Eiffel in 1889 as a temporary exhibit but Parisians liked it so much they decided to keep it!

Published on 16/10/2007

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