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Pay attention on your words, Paris, France

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danpop's pictureby danpop General travel tip
added on the 30th of June, 2009
One thing to remember when visiting really impressive monuments, like Louvre, the Eiffel Tower or the Arc de Triomphe. This sights are heavily guarded, and I heard from many people that they are particularly vigilant for any words that seems close to terror: like Terrorism, Osama ben Laden, maybe some words in Arabic or talking about explosives. They can take you away just for this, and you'll miss all the fun when you'll have to explain to the police the truth. So don't play.

View from Arc de Triomphe on Eiffel TowerThe ugly gardians on Notre Dame

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