Archive for March, 2010

“Paris 26 Gigapixels is the name of the biggest assembled panoramic image of the world. It shows Paris in a very high definition. A gigapixel is 1 billion pixels! The image is a stitching of more than 2000 individual photos.”

The result is more than impressive. This awesome initiative has been talked about everywhere in the web during this past 2 weeks. It’s an interesting follow-up on our previous article on the views of Paris.

Now, just use this picture to pick your favorite place in the City of Lights and book a Paris Ambassador guide for a stroll there!


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When thinking about the top scenic spots to see Paris panorama, one usually has the Tour Eiffel in mind (please, this is so cliché!!), the Arc de Triomphe or the Butte Montmartre.

But one often forgets that right in the middle the city, at the rooftop of the Beaubourg Modern Art Museum (a.k.a. Centre Georges Pompidou), awaits an amazing scenery. The only problem: if you try to get there through the regular entrance, you’ll have to pay a museum ticket just to take the escalator.

And yet there is a cool, faster and totally free way to get there: just use the elevator located at the front of the musuem (on the left). A security guard will probably ask you what you’re doing there: just tell him that you’re going to the restaurant/bar upstairs. That will do the trick!

Don’t forget to bring your camera 🙂

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