The Ile-de-la-Cite is an island in the Seine river in central Paris, where Paris was originally founded in the middle ages. The gothic cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris, whose construction started in 1163, is located here together with other ancient buildings. Le Marais is a district of Paris on the right bank of the Seine river north of Paris. The futuristic Centre Georges Pompidou, built 1971-77, is located here. It houses a number of museums and a library.

01 Cathedral Notre Dame 02 Notre Dame cathedral tower 03 Notre Dame cathedral facade 04 Notre Dame cathedral left gate 05 Notre Dame door decoration 06 Notre Dame cathedral tower
07 Notre Dame cathedral tower 08 Cathedral Notre Dame 09 Notre Dame cathedral circular window 10 French cafe 11 Brasserie
12 Palais de Justice palace 13 Palais de Justice palace 14 Pedestrian area - Marais 15 Building facade - Marais 16 Cafe - Marais
17 Ice cream parlour - Marais 18 Centre Pompidou 19 Centre Pompidou
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