As expected, countries around the globe wasted no time in expressing solidarity in France’s darkest hours after the country was left numb with series of terror attacks on Friday in the capital Paris.
World leaders condemned the attacks and assured the France’s President Hollande all help in bringing the culprits of this heinous crime to justice.
The iconic structures around the globe turned red, white and blue- the colours of France’s national flag.
Here are 20 tweets of how the popular buildings and tourist attractions across the world changed their colours in support of France and its people.
In England, the famous Leeds arena looked like this on Saturday evening.
— BBC Radio Leeds (@BBCLeeds) November 14, 2015
Kuala Lumpur’s famous tower too followed the suit.
moments ago, KL tower was lit in red, white and blue. pic.twitter.com/nhtdjaMVJq
— /kaw·reɪdʒ/ (@kawrage) November 14, 2015
San Francisco’s City Hall too changed its colour
— The Independent (@Independent) November 14, 2015
Dublin’s Convention Centre too bathed in three colours.
The Convention Centre Dublin goes Red, White & Blue to support Paris pic.twitter.com/LzJP3MLxt9
— Overheard in Dublin (@OverheardDublin) November 14, 2015
This was how Sydney Opera House expressed its solidarity with French people
— The Sydney Morning Herald (@smh) November 14, 2015
In Canada, Toronto’s iconic CN Tower looked magestic in France’s national colours. Other than English French is Canada’s second official language. Quebec is predominantly French speaking province of Canada.
— Global News Toronto (@globalnewsto) November 14, 2015
Elsewhere in Canada, Calgary Tower too decided to embrace Red, White and Blue.
— Janet Lore (@ScanetJanet) November 14, 2015
One World Trade Center is lit in blue, white and red in solidarity with the people of France after Paris attacks.
One World Trade is lit in blue, white and red in solidarity with the people of France after Paris attacks. pic.twitter.com/HHW2WRxSDt
— ABC News (@ABC) November 14, 2015
This was how America’s 478-ft Woodmen Tower in Nebraska looked
— Nick Starling (@NickStarlingTV) November 12, 2015
And as sun set in London, the city’s iconic Tower Bridge, also known as London Bridge was transformed in three colours of extraordinary solidarity.
Manchester’s Town Hall too projected these colours on its building
— Cottonopolis WI (@CottonopolisWI) November 14, 2015
In New Zealand, Auckland’s Sky Tower and War Memorial Museum lit up in blue, red and white.
Auckland's Sky Tower and War Memorial Museum lit up in blue/white/red for France. pic.twitter.com/mjQrBOI1L6
— Cam (@RedFromNZ) November 14, 2015
Sweden’s Ericsson Globe looked like this;
— ariana g (@bigdaddyariana) November 14, 2015
In London, London Eye too lit up in multiple colours
— amy (@snowdropharry_) November 14, 2015
In another Australian city Perth, Perth City Council House is lit up red , white and blue to show solidarity with France in the wake of terror attacks;
Perth City Council House is lit up red , white and blue to show solidarity with France in the wake of terror attacks pic.twitter.com/goyHTk0HNR
— Paul Eldorado (@PaulEldorado) November 14, 2015
Miami Tower too embraced French colours in support of its people in utter distress and shock;
— AlboranMiamiChicks (@AlboranMiami) November 14, 2015
London’s Wembley arena, which hosted Indian prime minister on Friday night, had its arch lit in three colours.
From late last night, with picture added: Just driven past Wembley Stadium with its arch lit in red, white & blue. pic.twitter.com/SwV6IlXNcV
— Nick Mullins (@andNickMullins) November 14, 2015
And Brazil’s famous landmark ‘Christ the Redeemer’ in Rio lit up in blue red and white.
— djvjgrrl (@djvjgrrl) November 14, 2015
New York’s Empire State Building had this look in the night
— Muhammad Lila (@MuhammadLila) November 14, 2015
And, Paris’ own world famous iconic landmark, Eiffel Tower, turned off the lights to mourn those families pushed in utter darkness and despair by cowards on Friday.
— whatever (@whatever) November 14, 2015