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Paris is the capital of France. The city received an extensive reconstruction in the 1870s, and is well known for its beautiful architecture.

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In 1891, Sherlock Holmes, Dr John Watson, and Madame Simza Heron traveled to Paris while investigating Professor Moriary and tracking Sim's brother, René.[1]

There, after meeting with René's contact, the anarchist Claude Ravache, they discovered a bombing plot. Holmes, Watson, and Sim raced to the Opéra Garnier, which they thought was the target; however, upon seeing Moriarty in the audience, they realised they were wrong. Holmes realised too late that the attack was to occur at a business conference at the nearby Hôtel du Triomphe attended by Alfred Meinhard, a weapons manufacturer. Despite the group's efforts, the bomb exploded just as they reached the hotel. However, the group now had a clue as to Moriarty's plans, and after trailing him to the Gare du Nord, they left Paris to follow him to Heilbronn.

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  1. Downey, Susan, Lin, Dan, Silver, Joel, Wigram, Lionel. (Producers). Ritchie, Guy. (Director). (16 December, 2011 (US)). "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows". United States of America, Warner Bros. Studios.
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