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Quai d'Orsay, Paris

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The Quai d’Orsay is a quay in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, part of the left bank of the Seine, and the name of the street along it. The Quai becomes the east of the Palais Bourbon, and the Quai Branly west of the Pont de l'Alma.The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs is located on the Quai d'Orsay, and thus the ministry is often called the Quai d'Orsay by metonymy.The Quai (rue du Bac) has historically played an important role in French art as a location to which many artists came to paint along the banks of the river Seine.The building of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was developed between 1844 and 1855 by Jacques Lacornée. The statues of the facade were created by the sculptor (1870).
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  • It is a major road along the river between Pont de la Concorde and Pont Alexandre III on the left bank. Nice views along the Seine although in cold January there were not many people. There is a lot t...  more »
  • The Quai d'Orsay is a jetty area (district/section) by the left bank. Here it is very nice to go hiking! It is beautiful buildings here and it's clean and nicely along the river bank. Several nice bridges as you can take great pictures from.
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  • Rolling around on a boat on the Seine and admired the quay d'Orsay. Beautiful long Quay in the views of the Pont Alexandre III bridge, persons with disabilities, at the Grand Palace, and much more. Magnificent views of the city, the picturesque river vessel, ship-House, but it is impossible not to notice and sleeping under a bridge marginals. Paris is a city of contrasts.
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