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„Colonne de Juillet and Opera de Paris Bastille“

from the gallery of Louise Heusinkveld

Colonne de Juillet and Opera de Paris Bastille. The 170 ft bronze column is topped by a staute of the "Genius of Liberty". The column is a memorial to those who died in the steet fighting during the overthrow of the monarchy in July 1830. The monument was designed by Jean-Antoine Alavoine. The Opera de Paris Bastille is the modern home of the Opéra National de Paris, replacing Opera Garnier. Designed by Carlos Ott, and opened in 1989.

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