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No. 224: Under the Dome at Galeries Lafayette

I am only a bargain shopper and I really only buy things at the dernière démarque, and I have never bought anything at the Galeries Lafayette, accept a couple of macarons at the in-store Ladurée. But every now and again, when I’m in the neighborhood of the les grands magasins, I like to pop in, look up, and admire the glorious dome.




dernière démarque: final markdown

les grands magasins: big department stores

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  1. Love it!

    April 29, 2014
  2. When I’m in Paris, I love lunching at the upper floor cafe with views of the dome ceiling – stunning!

    April 29, 2014
    • I’ll have to have lunch up there sometime. I like to just pop in and out as the throngs of wealthy tourists get to me quickly. That said, the building is spectacular.

      April 29, 2014
      • Throngs of tourists here in July and August get to me 🙂

        April 29, 2014
  3. Melinda Lusmore #

    It is a magnificent sight. I have read in several places that the stained glass in Notre Dame and Sainte-Chapelle was removed and replaced after WWI and WWII. I wonder if the same was done here or we were just lucky it escaped any damage?

    May 2, 2014

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