Paris 26 Gigapixels – Getting High on the City of Lights

Posted on Monday, March 22nd, 2010 by

paris26 Paris 26 Gigapixels – Paris is romantic and majestic, no doubt about it. Its architectural monuments are so well-known, I often see them as living logos of one of the world’s most famous capitals. But even if you’ve been to Paris, checked all the must-see boxes of the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, l’Arc De Triomphe and Champs-Élysées Boulevard, there’s a new cool way to explore Paris. This amazing site, Paris 26 Gigapixels, offers a 360-degree bird’s eye view of Paris from above, while incorporating many information and reference points for you to discover as you cruise along the city’s skyline.

Accompanied by the so French and so inviting accordion music from the adorable movie Amelie, Paris 26 Gigapixels brings the magic back to online city views, and makes Paris all the more seductive and enchanting. I wish we’d see more major cities implement the same philosophy and method. Tourism in such locations would no doubt increase significantly that way. See if you can locate in this interactive map the Théâtre de l’Odéon or the Basilique du Sacré-Cœur…

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