Travel Photo of the Moment Happy Bastille Day

The Travel Photo of the Moment is of Paris and the Eiffel Tower and was taken by maveric2003

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Creative Commons License Photo credit: maveric2003

Bastille Day is a national holiday in France celebrated on July 14th each year. It commemorates the storming of Bastille in 1789. The storming of the prison is recognized as a national symbol of revolution and uprising. Bastille Day festivities, including a parade, are held on the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris.