Shot from a moving boat in the River Seine at night in the pouring rain.
In-Seine conditions, yes?
They say that not many Parisians are fond of that black building in the distance.
Perhaps it's the French equivalent of our own Torre de Manila.
Arc de Triomphe
Invading nations had repeatedly marched their armies through the Arc of Triumph. This practice ended when the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier was built beneath the arc to honor the memory of fallen soldiers.
Notre Dame de Paris