Discover the romantic city of Paris

Discover the romantic city of Paris

As the capital of France the magnificence of Paris, its architectural work, art, monuments, museums, history and culture gives every visitor a treasured experience. Every nook and corner of the city is full of life, beauty and narrates the stories of history. In this fascinating city places to see and things to do are limitless but here are some attractions that must not be missed in a visit to the most romantic city.

The Eiffel Tower

There is no doubt; the Eiffel Tower comes first in every Paris tourist’s list. The tower is one of the tallest structures and most visited monuments in the world. More than 6,000,000 people visit the ageless and glorious tower every year-the symbol of France.

The Louvre

Another must-see attraction not to be missed in Paris is the Louvre one of the largest art museums in the world. It houses a large collection of Greek, Roman, Egyptian and Oriental paintings, sculptures and fine works of art like the world-famous Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci, Antonio Canova’s Psyche Revived, Venus Milo, Nike of Samothrace and more.

Notre Dame Cathedral

Notre Dame Cathedral is another famous tourist attraction a church and a timeless monument which is 850 years old. A fine example of Gothic architecture, the cathedral makes tourists feel the life in medieval Paris.

Musée d’Orsay

Musée d’Orsay is another popular world famous museum which is renowned for housing French art and a wide collection of impressionist and post-impressionist paintings, photography, sculptures and more. One can find here the works of Degas, Monet, Gaugin, and Van Gogh.

The Arc de Triomphe

The Arc de Triomphe is one of the most famous monuments in Paris, with more than 1.4 million visitors every year. Built by the great Emperor Napoleon, the 164 foot tall and huge colossal structure symbolises the military victory of the Emperor and France.

Sacré-Coeur and Montmartre

Montmartre is a large hill in Paris’s 18th arrondissement. At 130 meters high Montmartre is the tallest hill and highest point in the celebrated city and gives its name to the surrounding district. At the top of the hill, there is the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris, also known as Sacré-Coeur a magnificent monument that features Byzantine and Roman architecture. To have splendid views of Paris, climb to the top of the dome.

Take a boat trip down the River Seine

Touring Paris is incomplete without a boat tour on the River Seine. Tourists can enjoy various spectacular views of the city, the chill in Paris and the glittering water. For sure it gives every tourist a memorable experience.

The Sorbonne

Visit one of the oldest universities in the world, the Sorbonne instituted in 1257. The university is the place where France’s learning and education started. It has produced some of the greatest philosophers and thinkers Jean-Paul Sartre, René Descartes and Simone de Beauvoir.

Take a walk down the Avenue des Champs-Élysées

Walk down the most beautiful avenue of the world the Avenue des Champs-Élysées and peep into the fabulous restaurants, hotels, luxury shopping malls and events. The boulevard runs between the Place de la Concorde and the Place Charles de Gaulle, where you will find the Arc de Triomphe.

Tuilleries Gardens

Located between the Louvre Museum and the Place de la Concorde the Tuileries garden, spreads out over 68 acres and is another not to be missed attraction especially when tourists are with kids. Kids will just love the place as there is plenty for them to enjoy here. The garden has marvellous statues, gravel paths, pony rides, trampoline play area, playgrounds and more.

Paris has countless monuments the above is just a small selection. The Napoleon’s tomb-a monument erected in the memory of the great Emperor, Place de la Concorde-an impressive square that gives a Parisian feel, the Pompidou Center-a crazy building that houses modern art, the Luxembourg Gardens-a magical place full of entertainment are some other must-see places in Paris.