France

The Institut de France at Dawn - Paris

Photo of The French Institute facade and dome in Paris - Early morning view.

The Institut de France at Dawn - Paris

The Institut de France (French Institute) is located in the 6th arrondissement on the left bank in Paris, France. It is considered one of the most beautiful monuments in Paris.

Established in the former College of the Four Nations, it is home to five academies, including the famous Académie Française (French Academy). The College was designed by architect Louis Le Vau (Versailles' architect) in the French Baroque Style.
Its chapel is crowned by a famous 156 foot dome and spire.

 

Main subject:

Institut de France (French Institute), home to the French Academy, at dawn.

Location:

Quai de Conti, 6th arrondissement, Paris - France

Coordinates:

48°51'27" N 2°20'13" E

Camera:

Sony A7R, Canon EF16-35 F/4L Lens