We have often wondered why everyone is crazy about Paris. What is it that is so special about this city with blinding lights? While the list is endless, here are some famous tourist destinations in Paris:
The Louvre: One of the most famous museums known around the world for its magnificence. It houses the world’s most diverse collection of pre-20th century art. It also serves as the fortress for the Mona Lisa, Venus de Milo, Caravaggio, Rembrandt, and many more.
The Norte Dame Cathedral: A trip to Paris is not complete without paying a visit to one of the most beautiful cathedrals in all of Europe. The Nortre Dame Cathedrals stands proud of medieval architecture—spire, stained glass windows and breathtaking towers. Climbing atop the cathedral to see an impressive view of the city will make you realize why it’s one of the top attractions of the city.
Eiffel Tower: Can you imagine Paris without its famous landmark? This iron tower, which represents modern Paris, was built by Gustav Eiffel for the 1889 World Exposition. It was once unbelievably unpopular, but now it serves as the crowning glory of the Paris’ skyline.
Arc de Triomphe and the Champs-Elysées: This 164-foot arch was built during the reign of Emperor Napoléon I to represent military power and victory. The structures impressive sculptures honor the generals and soldiers during Napoléon I’s reign. Visiting the Arc and walking along the majestic avenue of Champs-Elysées is a must for all first time Paris visitors.
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