Paris is the capital city of France and is also the largest city of France. Paris is located on the river Seine and also is highly populated center in Europe. Paris has slowly become as Europe’s foremost centers of learning and the arts. Paris is also the leading business and cultural centers in the world.
Paris is also named as city of love, fashion capital and literary paradise. Paris is famous for its soaring church spires; authentic French market here is a list of some awesome places to visit in Paris and also save some euros for stuff like wine and cheese.
- Eiffel Tower: The very famous tower of Europe named as Eiffel Tower which is an iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris. Eiffel Tower is the global cultural icon of France and is the most renowned structures in the world. The Eiffel Tower is the tallest structure in Paris. The Eiffel Tower attracted as many as 7.1 million paid tourists in 2011and the number has still been increasing. To visit the Tower there are three levels of visitors. Tickets can be purchased to ascend stairs or lift for first and second levels. The walk from ground level to first level is over 300 steps and same is the walk from first and second level. The third level is available only by lift though the stairs exist but it is usually not open for public use. The first and second levels have restaurants as well.
- Louvre Museum: The Louvre museum initially was a royal palace which presently has turned into the museum and is a must visit for those who love art. Some of the work in the museum includes the Mona Lisa and the Venus of Milo. The Louvre Museum is one of the largest museums in the world. The Museum has some collection of over 1 million works of art about 35000 are on display. The Museum has a varied assembly stretching from Antiquity up to the mid-19th century.
- Notre Dame: Notre Dame is the largest cathedral in the world and is also the most famous of all the cathedrals. The gothic masterpiece is located on a small island in the heart of the city. Notre Dame is the religious center of the city.
Ideal time to visit Paris
If you are travelling to Paris first time most people prefer during the spring time but again it is your choice as during this time there are many tourists and hence the place becomes a bit expensive. The winters can another option to pay a visit to Paris as many events fall during this period.
Originally posted 2013-02-13 01:20:26.