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In Pictures: Paris as a winter wonderland

The Local · 20 Jan 2013, 16:23

Published: 20 Jan 2013 16:23 GMT+01:00

The city's Velib bikes not proving too popular in the cold weather. Photo: The Local

Canal St Martin on Friday evening, by Sunday parts of the canal had begun to freeze over. Photo: The Local

A Parisian decides whether to risk the icy steps of the snow covered bridge over the Canal St Martin. Photo: The Local

High point- The Sacre Coeur Basilica in Montmartre still welcomed thousands of tourists on Saturday despite the snow. Photo: Beatrice Haranger

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The famous Paris Opera house in the background is hardly visible and the avenue almost deserted as the snow falls on Sunday. Photo: Pierre Verdy / AFP

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