The Eiffel Tower normally turns its lights off at 1 a.m. every day to save energy, but its eerie darkness on Friday symbolized so much more.
I have dreamed of seeing Paris my whole life, it breaks my heart to see the city of love be shaken with such horror. https://t.co/7lw9KJvuho
— ALDUB | MAIDEN ♕ (@ALDUBTEAMBAHAY) November 14, 2015
As Paris copes with its loss and shock, the world is shining its symbols in honour of The City of Lights.
From the darkness amid the 24-hour glitter of Las Vegas...
Tonight, our Eiffel Tower will remain dark in memory of the lives lost in the attacks in Paris. pic.twitter.com/FFr55bRnHE
— Paris Las Vegas (@ParisVegas) November 14, 2015
... to solidarity in Toronto ...
(Photo: Cole Burston/Toronto Star via Getty Images)
— Zaib Shaikh (@Zaib_Shaikh) November 14, 2015
... and Calgary.
The colors of France glow from Calgary tonight. pic.twitter.com/AFxEOm84JW
— Mike Morrison (@mikesbloggity) November 14, 2015
From a place that knows such pain too well...
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the lighting of the One World Trade Center in honour of the victims in Paris. (Photo: Kevin Hagen/AP)
... to iconic landmarks around the globe.
— Historical Pics (@HistoricalPics) November 14, 2015
— djvjgrrl (@djvjgrrl) November 14, 2015
Maybe you have seen it many times tonight. Here's my view of San Francisco standing with Paris. pic.twitter.com/R4LTkIihDc
— Parker Higgins (@xor) November 14, 2015
— Her.ie (@Herdotie) November 14, 2015
The world is with Paris.