In pictures: Paris wakes up to spectacular snowy scenes

In pictures: Paris wakes up to spectacular snowy scenes
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The snow continued overnight in Paris, with people waking up to beautiful scenes of a white powder coated version of the capital. Here's a selection of the most stunning images.

The French capital has had a makeover. 

After steady snowfall overnight, on Wednesday Paris looked more stunning than ever. 

The city's famous monuments, picturesque streets and Metro stations were all given a dusting of the white powder and even on their morning commute, people couldn't resist documenting the scenes on Twitter. 

Here's our selection of the best images. 


Photo: The Local/Evie Burrows-Taylor 

Photo: AFP

Arc de Triomphe du Caroussel. Photo: AFP

Children play in the snow in the Palais Royal garden. Photo: AFP

The two pictures below were taken in Boucicout square in te 6th arrondissemen of Paris. Thanks to Sasha Maninsala for sending them in.


(Skiing through Montmartre. AFP)




Pigalle Metro station. Photo: AFP


Eiffel Tower. Photo: AFP





















Some people had to find an alternative way to get to work.