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L'Embacle, Paris

3.7
#1496 of 2,919 in Things to do in Paris
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  • Located within Place du Québec, is this amazing art installation, (a gift from Canada to Paris) simulating, frozen ice plates on a river colliding.  more »
  • So I checked this out because I was in the area and I found it here, but this is one of the oddest tourist attractions or pieces of art I’ve seen in a while. There is no plaque or anything on it or.....  more »
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  • The embacle is a natural phenomenon. It corresponds to the uplift of the ice on a river when at the thaw the flow pushes them and causes them to collide. Transposed on a Parisian sidewalk in which large pieces of metal become entangled, it becomes a pedestrian trap, especially at night. A beautiful Quebec, for once?
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  • Nice and entertaining area for a drink and a walk.
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