Things to do in Paris

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Paris is a beautiful city located on the Seine River in France. It is an immensely popular travel destination, and attracts tourists from all over the world. There are many opportunities for entertainment in this city.

Here are some things to do in Paris.

Eiffel Towers

EiffelTower is a 324 meter iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris. The tower has three levels for visitors. You will find restaurants on the first and second levels. There is an observatory in the third level. This observatory’s upper platform is 276 m above the ground. In fact it is the highest accessible to the general public in the entire EU region. You may use the stairs or lift to reach first and second levels. The third level is accessible only through the lift as of now.

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The Louvre

Also known as the LouvreMuseum, this large museum is a central landmark of Paris. It is open for the general public between 9 am and 6 pm. Here you will find around 35,000 objects from prehistoric times to the current times. Its collections are categorized under eight curatorial departments: Near Eastern Antiquities; Egyptian Antiquities; Greek, Etruscan and Roman Antiquities; Islamic Art; Decorative Arts; Sculpture; Prints; Drawings; and Paintings. The museum covers an area of 60,600 square meters. It is the world’s most visited museum. Around 9.7 million tourists visit the Louvre every year.

The Norte Dame

This historic Catholic cathedral is an excellent example of French Gothic architecture. It is one among the largest and most popular church buildings in the world. The cathedral has 10 bells. It is well-known for its Lent sermons founded by the famous Dominican Jean-Baptiste Henri Lacordaire in the 1860s. In recent years many have been given by state employed academics and leading public figures.

Arc de Triomphe

This famous monument stands in the center of the Place Charles de Gaulle. It is open between 10 am and 10:30 pm. It honors patriotic people who fought and gave their lives for France in the Nepoleonic Wars and French Revolutionary struggle. Names of all French victories and generals are inscribed on its inner and outer surfaces.

Champs-Elysees

Champs-Elysees is a street in Paris. Here you will find cafes, cinemas, clipped horse-chestnut trees and luxury specialty shops. It is one of the world’s most famous streets. You will find many French monuments here, like the Place de la Concorde and Arc de Triomphe. There are many elite institutions in the is area, like the Presidential Elysee Palace.

Jardin du Luxembourg

Also known as the Luxembourg gardens, Jardin du Luxembourg is the second largest public park in Paris. It is beautiful and well-known for its calm atmosphere. It is the garden of the French Senate. You will find a large fenced in playground for young children here.

The above-mentioned attractions are just a few among the many you will find in this wonderful city. You will find many awesome things to do in Paris once you start exploring the city.

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