Weekly Photo Challenge: Ornate

If you want to see “Ornate,” you needn’t go any further than Paris’ 9th arrondissement, on the city’s Right Bank. Once there, make a quick (or long) stop at the famous Galleries Lafayette to appreciate its ornate gold decorated balconies and magnificent stained glass ceiling. From there, take a short walk to one of the most opulent buildings in Paris, the Opera Hose (L’Opera). Commissioned by Napoleon III, it was created by Charles Garnier in the popular Beaux Arts style of the time with heavy glass chandeliers, sweeping marble staircases and gilt decorations.  All very ornate!

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