World's Most Beautiful Man-Made Arches (PHOTOS)

12/16/2010 02:48 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

With photographs of Paris blanketed in snow in recent weeks, it's been easy to be reminded of just how beautiful arches can be--nothing says winter more than a snow-covered Arc de Triomphe! Whether the arch is locally-known or world-renowned, they're stunning architecture is what makes them gems.

From Laos to Belgium, here are 19 stunning arches around the world.

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