Paris, France’s capital and a major European city

Story by: Erika     Date: 21 July 2020    Image by: Unsplash | Chris Karidis

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It is a center for art, fashion, gastronomy, and culture. They are countless reasons why you should visit Paris. Let me take you through what you would be missing if you don’t make Paris the next place of your tour.

Eiffel Tower is ranked as the best place to visit in France. It attracts the most number of tourists In Paris. The tower was the world’s tallest building till Empire state building out did it. You can take stairs or elevator up the building. Visiting the highest level of this tower is the most amusing thing to do when you visit the place. The building also hosts Jules Verne restaurant one of the best restaurants which offer some delicious delicacies after the tour.

Musee du Louvre

Musee du Louvre

Among the most important museums in Paris is the Musee du Louvre. The place was once the palace of the king of France. The entrance of the place is the glass pyramid. The place has more than thirty thousand artwork. One of the most popular pieces in this place is the Mona Lisa. The place is also surrounded by one of the most amazing parks in Paris, Jardin des Tuileries. There are friendly guides in this place who are with you and going to explain every detail of this place.

Opposite the Louvre museum is Palais-Royal. It’s a place of royal architecture. It also includes Palais royal theatre ad Comedie-Francaise Theater. It is a nice place for a physical stroll. It is always open every day and it is not charged. The place was a seat of power for four centuries during the reign of King Louis xiii. The place has a couple of cute cafes and ding restaurants.

Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe is another place to go and see. It is dedicated to soldiers who fought in the French armies. From the top of the monument is a nice view of twelve avenues. You can also see the Eiffel tower from this place. At the bottom of this place is a tomb of an Unknown Soldier. This tomb symbolizes remembrance of other soldiers who died in the war and were not known.

The events of national holidays are mostly held in this place. Tour guides in this place can speak English, Spanish, and French so you don’t have to worry about the language barrier. You can also tour the place without any tour guide since the place has so many things to view on your own.

River Seine, Paris, France

Seine River cruise

A Seine River cruise is another exciting place you should visit. Taking a boat across the river helps the tourists soak up the alluring ambiance of Paris. It is the most enjoyable thing to do when you visit the city. You can also see the sites from different angles. The place looks amazing from a view from a lifeboat. The monument is so much appealing during the day because of the sunshine. The evening is also the most romantic experience for couples who might visit this place.

The city landmarks are illuminated after sunset which creates special effects and makes the place look magical. An island in the Seine River is the Ile de la Cite. It is a historical and geographical center in the place. If you want to have a view of Seine River without going to the place physically visit Chatelet and tour Saint Jacques. It stands at the center of Paris in the first arrondissement overlooking the Seine River. The area around the place is very nice for explorers.

Sainte-Chapelle,Paris

Musical concerts at Sainte-Chapelle

If you love music and whatever comes along with it visit Musical concerts at Sainte-Chapelle. Listening to choir or classical music performance in this place is an inspiring spiritual experience. The place is one of the most exquisite churches in Paris. The chapel is renowned for its breathtaking stained glass windows which give the sanctuary an iridescent glow and Serena aura. The windows are most appealing during the sunny mornings. Most of the things in this place are related to Christian doctrine.

These things include the chapel having fifteen stained glass windows depicting over a thousand scenes from the bible both new and old testaments. Near the place is another place to visit La Conciergerie. It is an infamous prison of the French revolution. It is open to tourists as a museum. You can visit both Sainte-Chapelle and La Conciergerie using the same ticket.

Luxembourg Gardens, Paris

Luxembourg Gardens

If you are a fun of the park then you should go to Luxembourg Gardens. It is among the best-known parks in Paris. The garden is from a long time ago but it is highly renovated in a modern way. The most eye-catching feature in this place is the Octagonal fountain-adorned pool. It is flanked by two terraces that are lined with statues.

There are also orderly geometric rows of flowerbeds and manicured shrubbery which makes it so attractive. This part of the park shows a French classical style and it has so many chairs and shades for visitors to rest. A park is a good place for a picnic. For young people, the activity most practiced in this place is the miniature sails boat around the octagonal pool.

Parc de la Villette

Parc de la Villette

If you love vegetation and its green colors visit Parc de la Villette. It is the largest green space in Paris. The park is full of attractions like children’s playgrounds and the Cites des sciences et de I’industrie which is a museum of science. The park also hosts a Geode IMAX theater, the zenith de Paris performance revenue, and Philharmonie de Paris which is a concert hall. There is also a film festival that takes place in this park mid-July ad mid-august every year.

Cimetiere du Pere Lachaise

As you summarize your tour in Paris visit a place which may seem scary to many people the Cimetiere du Pere Lachaise. It is the cities most famous and visited cemetery. It is the resting place of many famous important men and women. Some of the tombs and graves of the most admired personalities attract a cult following with flowers and tributes left by visitors every day.

Looking for a place which combines both traditional and modern worlds in a uniform way you should visit Paris.

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