Monuments around the world show solidarity in French colours
In the wake of the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris, many buildings and towers throughout the world lit up with the colours of France’s flag.
In support of France, here are some of the landmark buildings in the world that lit up with red, white and blue in solidarity with France after attackers killed at least 120 people in Paris on Friday and Saturday.
The One World Trade Center spire is lit blue, white and red after New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the lighting in honor of dozens killed in the Paris attacks Friday, November 13, 2015, in New York. French officials say several dozen people have been killed in shootings and explosions at a theater, restaurant and elsewhere in Paris. Photo: AP
The Senate building is lit up in blue, white and red, the colors of the French flag, following the Paris terror attacks, in Mexico City, November 14, 2015. Photo: Reuters
The Angel de la Independencia monument is lit up in blue, white and red, the colors of the French flag, following the Paris terror attacks, in Mexico City, November 14, 2015. Photo: Reuters
San Francisco City Hall is lit up with blue, white and red, the colors of the French flag, following the Paris terror attacks, in San Francisco, California on November 13, 2015. Photo: Reuters
The Calgary Tower was lit up with the colors of the French flag to show support and sympathy regarding the Paris attacks in Calgary, Alberta on Friday, November 13, 2015. Photo: AP
People stand in front of the Brandenburg gate illuminated in the colours of the French flag
A ferry travels past the Oriental Pearl Tower, lit in the colors of the French flag, in Shanghai, China, on November 14.
Friends Arena in Solna, outside Stockholm, is illuminated in blue, white and red on November 14.
London’s National Gallery is illuminated in blue, white and red lights, on November 14.
People cross the street past the Cibeles Palace, Madrid’s town hall, on November 14.
The London Eye reflects onto the River Thames on November 14 in London.
The Southbank Centre lights the cloudy sky in London on November 14.
The Calgary Tower in Alberta, Canada, is lit up with the colors of the French flag to show support and sympathy for victims of the Paris attacks.
The Christ the Redeemer statue is illuminated in French national colors on Saturday, November 14, in Rio de Janeiro. Displays of support and solidarity for the French people were evident at landmarks around the globe.
The White Tower, symbol of the city of Thessaloniki in Greece, is lit with the colors of the French national flag on November 14.
Britain’s symbolic unity with France expressed at Tower Bridge
Calgary’s McMahon Stadium is also lit up in the colours of France | Source: Twitter
Sydney Opera House shows solidarity wit France
Downtown Dallas, USA. Photo: mattisnthere via Reddit.
The landmark Canadian National Tower (CN Tower) is lit blue, white and red in the colors of the French flag following Paris attacks, in Toronto on November 13, 2015. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday it was too soon to say whether the deadly attacks in Paris would prompt him to reconsider his pledge to withdraw Canada from airstrikes against Islamic State militants in the Middle East. Photo: Reuters