IN PHOTOS: Olympic month is here! Paris now decked out in 2024 Summer Olympics regalia

It’s the first of July—which means the 2024 Summer Olympics Games is but a few weeks away! Host city Paris is now decked out in Olympic-themed decorations from the Eiffel Tower to hilly Montmartre.

With excitement nearing fever pitch, let’s look at how the City of Lights is dressing up for its biggest event this year opening on July 26.

View of Olympic rings decor in front of the Hotel de Ville (City Hall), in the 4th arrondissement of Paris. Photo: CGTN

Olympic and Paralympic themed decorations near the City Hall. Photo: Xinhua/China Daily

A tourist poses for photos with a countdown clock for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games at the Eiffel Tower. Photo: Xinhua/China Daily

A tourist poses for photos with Olympic themed sculptures and decorations in front of the National Assembly. Photos above and below: Xinhua/ China Daily

The Basilique du Sacré-Cœur de Montmartre with Olympic and Paralympic and colors. Photo: Xinhua/China Daily

The Eiffel Tower with the Olympic rings. Photo above from Xinhua/China Daily; photo below from Getty Images

Swimmers dive into the Seine during a test event for the women’s triathlon for the 2024 Paris Olympics. Photos above from Marie Claire/Getty; photo below from the Washington Post
Paris’ 20 arrondissements are now adorned in Olympics regalia. Photo below shows the Olympic lane near the Seine River. Photos from Xinhua/China Daily
The stands to watch the equestrian sports in the park of the Chateau de Versailles, seen in background, west of Paris. The site will be the venue for the equestrian events. Photo from the Associated Press
The Palace of Versailles, with the Apollo Fountain in the foreground, which sits between the Grand Canal and the palace. The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic equestrian venue will be located at the far end of the canal. Photo: Horses and Hounds UK

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