Fun Facts About Top 10 Places to Visit in Paris

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Eiffel Tower

  1. BulletThe landmark of Paris,designed by architect  Gustave Eiffe and built in 1889 as a 'temporary gateway' to L'Exposition Universelle - a fair to celebrate the centenary of the French Revolution.  

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Arc de Triomphe

  1. BulletThe 2nd largest triumphal arch in existence today, offer exceptional views of Champs-Elysees  and surrounding avenues. It honor soldiers who have fought and died for France.

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Notre Dame

  1. Bullet Every year, approximately 13 million worshippers and tourists visit the Cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris. Under a law from 1905, Notre Dame belongs to the French government, which maintains it, but the Catholic Church has the exclusive right to use the cathedral.

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Saint Chapelle  & La Consiergerie

  1. BulletThe most beautiful part of Saint Chapelle are its stained glass windows framed by a delicate stonework.  La Conciergerie is a former royal palace and prison, where during the French Revolution nearly 2,600 prisoners, were taken from La Conciergerie to be executed on the Guillotine.

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Louvre Museum

  1. BulletThe most famous  museum in the world , with more over 35,000 pieces of art and artifacts, to be consumed in moderation.

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Orsay Museum

  1. BulletWell known for its magnificent collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings. The museum is also home to a fabulous collection of decorative arts and lavish furnishing from the Third Republic (early 1900).

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Les Invalides

  1. BulletThis vast complex was founded in 1675, by Louis XIV's, to take in French ex-servicemen and handicapped war veterans - from whom it gets its name, "Invalides". It also houses the church Saint-Louis des Invalides, the église du Dôme, the Musée de l'Armée, the Musée de l'Ordre de la Libération and the Musée des Plans-Relief.

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The Pantheon

  1. BulletThis impressive building was originally a church dedicated to Saint Genevieve, Paris' patron saint. It is the resting place of famous writers and philosophers Emile Zola, Victor Hugo,Voltaire, Mirabeau, the scientists Pierre and Marie Curie, and many more.

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Centre George Pompidou

  1. BulletDesigned by the architects, Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers, The Centre Pompidou houses the National Museum of Modern Art, Children's Gallery, movie theaters and cafes.

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Montmartre

  1. BulletPanoramic views over Paris, Sacré-Coeur, Saint-Pierre de Montmartre, Place du Tertre, rue Cortot and Musée de Montmartre, rue de l'Abreuvoir and Place Dalida, Moulin de la Galette, rue Lepic, rue Gabrielle, Place des Abbesses, Place Pigalle and much more, awaits you in this artistic area of Paris.

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