LIGHTS SHOW THE WAY

Photos: World landmarks light up in Tricolore to show solidarity with France

As the Eiffel Tower went dark after Friday’s bloody terrorist attacks in Paris, landmarks around the world lit up in the French national colors—red, white, and blue—to show solidarity with victims. Reports estimate that some 127 people may have been killed.

In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer was doused in the three colors, generally taken to represent France’s tripartite, revolutionary motto: liberté, egalité, fraternité.

(Reuters/Sergio Moraes)

In Mexico City, the Ángel de la Independencia monument:

(Reuters/Tomas Bravo)

In Toronto, Canada, the CN Tower:

(Reuters/Chris Helgren)

In Sydney, Australia, its world-famous opera house:

(Reuters/Jason Reed)

In San Francisco, California, the city hall:

(Reuters/Stephen Lam)

And in New York, the antenna of One World Trade Center:

(Reuters/Carlo Allegri)

An earlier version of this post mistakenly claimed that the Empire State Building was also illuminated in red, white, and blue in tribute to the victims of the Paris attacks. The building was illuminated on Nov. 12 in honor of Veterans’ Day.

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