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Friday, August 23, 2013

Paris tower open to public for first time in 500 years

Visitors who climb up to the top of the Tour Saint-Jacques get a sweeping view of Paris. A sculpture of Saint Matthew is on the top of thetower, a gothic bell tower that opened to the public last month for the first time since it was built in the early 16th century.