The Globe Céleste was an icon of the Exposition Universelle of 1900 in Paris. It was constructed in the shape of a large globe and stood next to the Eiffel Tower. It was “catered for armchair space-travellers: spectators leaned back in easy chairs while panoramas depicting the solar system were rolled past.”
20 ultimate things to do in Paris, France. When my husband and I visited, the Trocadero (pictured here foreground) wasn't something we knew about. But one evening as we walked from the Seine to the Metro Station, this water show came on. We were just delighted with our accidental discovery!