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15 crazy photos you won't believe were taken in Paris

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15 crazy photos you won't believe were taken in Paris
Parisian women take swimming lessons in the errrr... street. Photo: Parisenimages.fr
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You might think you've seen every possible photo of Paris but this selection of old images from the City of Light will leave you thinking "was that really in Paris?"

Paris is probably the photographed city in the world, thanks largely to the fact it's remained so photogenic over the years. 

But some images stand the test of time more than others.

Whether it's elephants being walked calmly through the streets, or sunbathers floating on beds on the River Seine, the incredible images made available to The Local by the photo agency Roger-Viollet, offer a unique peek back into the past.

Click on the link below to start the slide show

15 incredible photos you won't believe were taken in Paris

Lovers of Paris can purchase their own copies of all the images via the site www.parisenimages.fr/en which stocks around 120,000 photographs of Paris.

 

 

 

 

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