Fresh from a boat trip on the Seine with the Ponte Alexander III behind us and the Champs-Élysées looming, we quite fancied a coffee stop.  The imposing Grand Palais looked as if it might harbour a café.  It has a rather grand restaurant, not the kind of place for a quick coffee at all!  Still it was good to get to peek inside.  The impressive quadriga that tops the building represents Harmony triumphing over Discord, which some how seems appropriate at the moment.



6 thoughts on “GRAND PALAIS, PARIS

  1. Coombe Mill December 4, 2016 / 1:42 am

    Sounds like a great trip and certainly not your average coffee shop!

  2. Tara December 4, 2016 / 7:52 am

    Very apt. Looks like you had a brilliant time. #MySundayPhoto

  3. Topsy Turvy Tribe December 4, 2016 / 10:27 am

    Such a monumental building, the horses really do look like they are going to charge! #MySundayPhoto

  4. Bear and Cardigan December 4, 2016 / 1:58 pm

    Great building and I hope you found a coffee! #MySundayPhoto

  5. Notmyyearoff December 4, 2016 / 3:23 pm

    Such a gorgeous city, I’ve not been here before. I’d love to go back to see it all one day!

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