<p>Paris is a densely settled metropolis, but one with numerous small parks and gardens. Most public places have benches or chairs, which encourage people to stop, rest, and talk. And of course sidewalk cafés, like this one, are everywhere.</p> <p><a href="http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/photography/photo-of-the-day/sidewalk-cafe-paris-bicycle/" target="_blank">See larger and download wallpaper &gt;&gt;</a></p>

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Paris is a densely settled metropolis, but one with numerous small parks and gardens. Most public places have benches or chairs, which encourage people to stop, rest, and talk. And of course sidewalk cafés, like this one, are everywhere.

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Photograph by Steven Greaves, Your Shot

France Photos

See photos of France (including Paris, the Eiffel Tower, Cannes, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

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