Little Paris/To Μικρό Παρίσι

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A nighttime shot of the Eifel tower at Filiatra.

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The small town of Filiatra is located in the prefecture of Messinia in the Peloponesse. It is called ‘little Paris’ by the locals and you can see why since the towns’ landmark is a replica of the Eifel tower which is located at the entrance of the town. This area exports grapes to many countries in Europe and the French are the biggest consumers. I heard that the Eifel tower was built in the last century to honour the French who praised the quality of the grapes from Filiatra.

There are many other replicas of the Eiffel tower all over the world from Las Vegas to China. I had no idea there were that many!

For more images of replicas:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/19/replicas-eiffel-tower_n_3721294.html

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