Restored bird’s eye view of the Place de la Concorde in Paris, circa 1875 by Charles Rivière. It is one of the major public squares in Paris, France. Measuring 19 acres in area, it is the largest square in the French capital. It is located in the city’s eighth arrondissement, at the eastern end of the Champs-Élysées. It was the site of many notable public executions, including the execution of King Louis XVI, during the French Revolution.