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Flying saucers light up the Champs-Elysées.

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Bird-nest ornaments illuminate trees along Avenue Montaigne in the heart of the haute-couture district.

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Giant Christmas baubles float in and above the Champs-Elysées fountains.

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Even the Eiffel Tower made its way to the Champs-Elysées!

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Santa taking off with a sled full of presents from one of the capital’s famed department stores.

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One of the celebrated holiday window displays, for children and adults alike.

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Paris, capital of love.

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Star decorations light up the streets of Montmartre.

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The north star and the Sacred Heart Basilica of Montmartre.

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A giant Christmas ferris wheel dominates the Champs Elysées.

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Paris, the “City of Light”.

CITY OF LIGHTS
gearing up for Christmas.