At the intersection of rue de Sèvres and rue du Cherche-Midi, stands an impressive figure, half man, half horse. This centaur is the work of the sculptor César, very well known in France because he is the author of the trophy rewarding each year the best French film productions.
Built for the Universal Exposition of 1889, the Eiffel Tower has become the emblem of the capital and the third most visited monument with paid access in France. However, while we think we know it, it has a few surprises in store.
The Jardin des Grands Explorateurs creates a perspective towards the Luxembourg Palace. At its entrance is one of the most beautiful fountains in Paris, the fountain of the four parts of the world. If we examine it closely, we can see that the sculptor Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux hid a message about slavery in it.