Our International Students Discovered Paris 🗼

🌍 Mines Nancy international students had a fun trip to discover Paris, organized by the Student Union and sponsored by the Mines Nancy Foundation. They saw lots of famous places in Paris.

Eiffel Tower 🗼

First stop was the Eiffel Tower, a famous symbol of France. Fun fact: when it was first built, some well-known people in Paris didn't like it. But now, it's a big deal and shows how great French engineering is. They took great photos at Place du Trocadéro, with a cool view of the Eiffel Tower.


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Arc de Triomphe 🏛️

Then, they saw the Arc de Triomphe, commissioned by Napoleon to honor French soldiers. It's a massive structure, standing 50 meters tall, and offers a panoramic view of Paris when you climb to the top.

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Champs-Élysées 🛍️

Walking on the Champs-Élysées was awesome. It's a famous street lined with cafes, luxury shops, and theaters, which is the epitome of Parisian lifestyle.

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At Place de la Concorde, they immersed in history. This square, the largest in Paris, witnessed some pivotal moments during the French Revolution.

Louvre Pyramid 🖼️

The Louvre, with its stunning glass pyramid, captivated them all. Home to thousands of works, including the Mona Lisa, the Louvre is the world's largest art museum and a historical monument in Paris.

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Notre-Dame Cathedral 🏰

They saw Notre-Dame too, a masterpiece of French Gothic architecture. Although it suffered a significant fire in 2019, its resilience and ongoing restoration efforts symbolize the enduring spirit of Paris.

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Jardin des Tuileries 🌷

The Jardin des Tuileries was a nice place to walk and relax. Perfect for a leisurely stroll, it connects the Louvre to Place de la Concorde.

Free Time in Paris 🚶‍♀️🚶‍♂️

Finally, our students enjoyed some "off" time, wandering through the narrow streets of Paris, discovering hidden gems, and tasting the famous French cuisine.

This trip was more than just a visit; it was a cultural deep dive, enriching the minds and spirits of Mines Nancy’s international students. The memories made and lessons learned in the enchanting streets of Paris will surely last a lifetime. Vive la France! 🇫🇷✨