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Today was the official inauguration of the new Place de le République, after a year and a half of renovations. I went there for you and came away with these.

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Statue de la République – Place de la République (Paris)

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Place de la République inauguration – Fun & Games (Paris)

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Place de la République inauguration – Fun & Games (Paris)

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Place de la République – New Fountain (Paris)

This is an ingenious new fountain where a cool mist comes out of the grating at regular intervals to create this ‘fountain on the ground’ which is perfect for kids (and real people, too) to cool off in!

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Statue de la République – Place de la République (Paris)

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