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


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.