Visiting “The City Of Light” In France

Visiting “The City of Light” in France

Everyone loves Paris. No doubt you’ll have another idea. We share the same love for its romantic atmosphere, tree – lined boulevards, café life as well as the admiration for its famous landmarks like the Eiffel Tower, the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Louvre Museum and many others. Around the world, Paris appears in the mind of vacationers, travelers or honeymoon-makers as the most charming and exquisite city with beautiful avenues and streets, luxurious hotels and restaurants, famous fashion designers and shopping centers, etc. Paris is dubbed many names, but the most famous of all is “The city of light”. The name represents its reputation as the center for arts and education and also because the street lighting system here is very beautiful. At night, the city immerses itself in the magic light of many colorful streetlamps. The French Capital is also called “the capital of fashion”; it is the home of to the world’s finest fashion designers who have great influences on the global trends. Lying by the River Seine, a large part of the city is recognized as a UNESSCO Heritage Site thanks to the River’s beauty. Being the most romantic and beautiful of all cities, Paris is one of the most international resorts chosen by visitors throughout the world. Normally, the city receives about 26 million foreign tourists per year.

Visiting “The City of Light” In France

Visiting “The City of Light” In France

Everywhere you go in Paris, you’ll find something new to discover, and it is certain that the city will bring you many small joys as you travel around Paris to visit famous sights. Here is the list of top five famous landmarks that visitors should not miss in Paris.

1. The Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower in Paris

Eiffel Tower in Paris

Eiffel Tower, designed by the engineer Gustave Eiffel, is one of the symbol structures of France and is the most recognizable structures in the world. The Tower is the traditional welcome to Paris which attracts about 10,000 visitors a day and become the world’s most visited monument.

2. The Notre Dame Cathedral

The Notre Dame Cathedral

The Notre Dame Cathedral

For visitors, especially Catholics, Notre Dame Cathedral is a must-see that it would be a fool to miss. Notre Dame Cathedral is one of the oldest cathedrals in France of the Gothic style. It is built in 1345 to honor Mother Many (Notre Dame means Our Lady). From The Notre Dame Cathedral, visitors can take another trip to one of famous places nearby the Cathedral like the Palais , the stained glass mastery of Saint Chapelle, the Conciergerie or the famous Pont Neuf Bridge.

3. The Louvre Museum

The Louvre Museum

The Louvre Museum

If you love art, don’t miss a chance to visit the most famous, most important museum in the world. The Louvre has a great collection of art. The Museum stores many famous paintings and statuary and historic artifacts; one of them is the famous Mona Lisa of Leonard De Vince. Thanks to the richness of its collections, the influence of it on the rest of the world’s museums, the location of it in the old royal palace, The Louvre has become the historical emblem of the city.

4. The Champs Elysees Avenue

The Champs Elysees Avenue

The Champs Elysees Avenue

The Champs Elysees Avenue is recognized by visitors as the most beautiful avenue in the world. This is the romantic heart of Paris, visitors can walk down the street to contemplate its beauty or go shopping. Near by is the Seine River that makes it more beautiful.

5. The Montmartre

The Montmartre

The Montmartre

Another famous destination tourists should visit in Paris is the Montmartre. It is the place for countless novels, movies and paintings. Visiting here will be a great experience in your life, especially for those who love the “can-can” because you can get reservations for the Moulin Rouge.

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