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The city of lights, the city of romance and culture and the city that everybody has been to or yearns to visit one day. The capital city of gastronomy, fashion and France.
Top 10 attractions of Paris
1.Eiffel Tower: Needs no introduction, the icon of Paris is quite possibly one of the most cherished constructions of the world.
2.Champs-Élysées + Arc de Triomphe: The oh-so famous avenue of the French capital, along with the magnificent arch at its end are definitely showing off the magic Paris has to offer.
3.Louvre: The world’s largest museum is not only an architectural wonder but it is also home of one of the Earth’s most popular women, Mona Lisa.
4.Notre Dame: Who can forget the tear-worthy adventures of the Hunchback of Notre Dame and the sassy musician, Esmeralda? The plot took place in this very Cathedral in the heart of Paris.
5.Musée d'Orsay: A prestigious building packed with world famous art. And all that is set on the embankment of the Seine, providing wonderful view.
6.Luxembourg Palace: With its gorgeous interior design and lavish gardens, the Luxembourg Palace is certainly an ideal place to escape the buzzing of the centre.
7.Seine: Cruse along the Seine and get lost in the majestic riverside of the city.
8.The Latin Quarter: Considered to be Paris’s cosiest district, which is ready to dazzle you with its narrow streets, authentic restaurants and cafés.
9.La Défense: The commercial and business centre of Paris that is the exact opposite of the Latin quarter as it mostly flaunts skyscrapers and modern architecture.
10.Montmartre: It used to be the hotbed for art in Paris, nowadays it is an entertainment hub and is home –amongst many – of the renowned Moulin Rouge.
Good to know
Dial code: +33
Transportation: Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
Paris Orly Airport
Paris Nord (International Railway Station)
Paris Montparnasse Train Station
When? / How long?: It is not possible to explore the whole of Paris, probably ever, but it is advisable to spend at least 5-7 days in the city, preferably during the warmer months.