Jeopardy. Game grid. Final Jeopardy. It’s hip to be a square 100. It was stormed on July 14, 1789; the start of the Revolution. What is the Bastille (Prison). It’s hip to be a square 200. Site where the guillotine once stood during the Revolution. What is Place de la Concorde ?.
It was stormed on July 14, 1789; the start of the Revolution.
What is the Bastille (Prison)
Site where the guillotine once stood during the Revolution.
What is Place de la Concorde ?
It has a column made from melted canons from Napoleonic wars.
What is Place Vendôme?
This tall thin column was a gift to France form Egypt.
What is the obélisk or Cleopatra’s Needle?
Under l’Arc de Triomphe is the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in this square.
What is Place de l’Etoile?
Smile, you’ll get to see this masterpiece at the Louvre.
What is the Mona Lisa ?
All aboard, next stop, Impressionist Art.
What is Musée d’Orsay ?
This is not a museum, but a nice place to relax outside after touring the Louvre .
What is Jardin de Tuileries ?
Here you can see knights in shining armor, damsels in distress and the Lady and the Unicorn ?
What is Musée Cluny ?
Hmmm, think about all the beautiful sculptures you can see at this small museum.
What is Musée Rodin ?
This Gothic church built in 1100’s is famous for it’s architecture with gargoyles and flying buttresses.
What is Notre Dame?
On top of Montmarte, it looks like a white wedding cake.
What is Sacré-Coeur?
It looks like a Greek temple with it’s many huge columns.
What is La Madeleine?
Located in L’île de la Cité, it is famous for it’s enormous stained glass windows and holy relics.
What is Sainte-Chapelle?
This building was originally a church, but is now a mausoleum where famous French people are buried.
What is Le Panthéon?
This one commemorates his victories and also has the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and eternal flame.
What is L’Arc de Triomphe?
This is where injured soldiers were cared for and lived.
What is L’Hotel des Invalides?
Located in the Dome Church inside L’Hôtel des Invalides, it has seven “layers”.
What is Napoleon’s Tomb?
This has 3 arches and statues of horses on top.
What is L’Arc du Carrousel?
He took over for the Pope and made himself Emperor at this Cathedral.
What is Notre Dame?
Modern Art Museum known as “the Refinery”.
What is Le Centre Pompidou?
Very modern-looking entrance to the very ancient Louvre.
What is the Glass Pyramid?
Located in the business district; a hollow cube with offices.
What is La Grande Arche?
Most famous avenue in Paris with cafés and shopping.
What is Les Champs-Elysées?
It wasn’t glam as a slaughter house, but today it is a modern Park with Science and Technology Museum.
What is Le Parc de la Villette?
Built for a World’s Fair in 1889 and commemorates 100th anniversary of Revolution.
What is La Tour Eiffel?
Oldest University in Paris; profs used to teach in Latin.
What is La Sorbonne?
Louis 13th wanted a hunting lodge, but Louis 14th wanted a grand palace.
What is Versailles?
Marie-Antoinette spent her last days here.
What is La Conciergerie ?
This large park has 2 lakes and a zoo.
What is Le Bois de Vincennes?
Of the many ways to get around and see Paris, this one doesn’t use tracks or wheels.