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Monuments Across The World Show Solidarity For Paris in French Colours

In the wake of last night’s confirmed Isis terrorist attacks which rocked the city of Paris, and in a show of overwhelming international universal unity, here are some of the world’s most recognisable icons glowing in red, white and blue to support the people of Paris. 

One World Trade Centre, New York City

One World Trade Center's spire is lit in the colors of the French flag, white, blue and red, in solidarity with France after terror attacks in Paris on Nov. 13, 2015 in New York City.

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The 404.08 ft spire atop the ‘Freedom Tower’ will light up in French colours ‘in the days ahead’ in memory of those who died confirmed New York governor Andrew Cuomo.

San Francisco City Hall, CA

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San Francisco’s iconic city hall lit up in French colours to show support for those who lost their lives in the Paris terror attacks.

Calgary Tower, Canada

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The Calgary tower lit up in French colours to support the city of Paris.

Wembley Stadium, London

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The arch of London’s Wembley Stadium lit up in French colours.

The Angel de la Independencia monument, Mexico City

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The Angel de la Independencia monument is lit up in blue, white and red following the Paris terror attacks.

Beira-Rio Stadium, Brazil

The Beira-Rio stadium in Porto Alegre in Brazil, home of SC Internacional, also illuminated its walls with the tricoloure.

Paris, Las Vegas

Las Vegas also paid its respect to the victims of Paris by dimming its very own Eiffel tower.

Sydney Opera House, Australia

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Sydney’s iconic opera house showed its support by lighting up its sails in the tricolour.

Taipei 101, Taiwan

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Taipei’s magnificent skyscraper lit up in the colours of the French flag.

Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Brazil’s iconic symbol lit up in solidity with France.

CN Tower, Toronto

Canada’s tallest building lit up in support of France

The Empire State Building, New York City

The Empire State Building went dark at 10pm EST in solidarity with Paris.

 

London’s Tower Bridge, along with other British landmarks will light up in French colours from sunset this evening.

-Luke Abrahams

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