Ten Things to do in Paris

  • July 28, 2016
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France’s capital, Paris is the home of the most visited art museum in the world. It has been also known as “most romantic city” and you could practically see and feel the love in its many tourist spots. It attracts millions of tourists and travelers from across the world because of its beautiful places. It is basically divided into two parts out of which one is the older part of Paris and the second is smaller so called as new Paris. Today, Paris is considered as the world’s biggest, leading cultural and business center. Here is a list of some wonderful places or things that you must see and do in Paris.

  1. Notre-Dame: Notre-Dame is known as Notre-Dame de Paris, is a beautiful cathedral on the Île de la Citéin (the fourth arrondissement of Paris). It is the most popular monument in Paris and also in France. Each year, 13 million people visit here. The famous cathedral is also an active Catholic church, a place of pilgrimage, and the focal point for Catholicism in France – religious events of national.
  2. Musee du Louvre: Musee du Louvre is world’s impressive museums with 35000 workshop arts, from Mesopotamian. It was built in August 1190, by King Philippe and Charles V (1364-80). Mona Lisa painting is the most famous painting in the world, which is stored here. The portrait of Leonardo da Vinci attracts people with their beautiful smile. In the 16th century, Francois replaced it with a Renaissance style palace, and collect the royal art with 12 paintings from Italy.
  3. Eiffel Tower: Eiffel tower is the most famous and tallest tower of the world, which is made from the iron lattice. It discovers the whole Paris with 360 degree virtual. A 200000 watt light makes the Eiffel tower most attractive in the night. It is sparkling like a giant Christmas tree for 5 minutes in every hour until 1 a.m. it’s height is 312 meters and weight is 10,100 metric tons. According to Gustave, Eiffel’s construction that it never sways more than 9 cm in strong winds.
  4. Le Marais: Le Marais is a combination of “old world charm” with new modern-day functionality in the cities. It can replete gay-friendly bars and clubs. It hosts many outstanding buildings of historic and architectural importance. Le Marais has a fascinating history with an aging pop star, delicious food, which can make Paris lively and beautiful city.
  5. Sacre-Coeur: Sacre-Coeur is a Roman Catholic church dedicated to the sacred heart of Jesus, in Paris. It is one of the most visited iconic monuments in Paris and located on the highest point of the city. The church gained exact popularity after 1873, when the first pilgrimage was organized to Paray-le-Monial in Burgundy. The basilica (at Sacre-Coeur) was built by the 58000 French soldiers killed during the Franco-Prussian war (1870-71), and took 46 years to build, finally completed in 1923 at a cost of 40 million francs.
  6. Musee d’Orsay: Musee d’Orsay covers the wonderful collection of impressionist and non- impressionist art forms since 1848-1914, including paintings, sculptures, furniture and photography. If you want to see old art pieces, the Musee d’Orsay museum is highly recommended. There every painting is made by famous painters, such as Monet, Manet, Degas, Renoir, Cezanne, Seurat, Sisley, Gauguin and Van Gogh. The main star of the collection is Vincent Van Gogh, (1853-90).
  7. Centre Georges Pompidou: Centre Georges Pompidou is world’s most famous piece of modern architecture, which was opened in 1977. It is located in the Beaubourg area of the 4th arrondissement of Paris, near the Marais. The Pompidou Centre was designed by the architectural team of Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano along with Gianfranco Franchini. In this, they used a bright colored pipes displayed on the façade. Accept modern art museum, here you can see the cinema, library, shops and performance spaces. The colorful Stravinsky Fountain in Place Igor will make your holiday fantastic.
  8. Sainte-Chapelle: Sainte-Chapelle opened in April 26, 1248 and architect by Pierre de Montreuil. It is located within the heart of lle de la Cite, of Paris. The Sainte-Chapelle was built by Louis IX (1214-70) and it is considered as the most beautiful church in Paris. It was damaged during the revolution, but restored in the 19th It is one type of the royal chapel in the Gothic style.
  9. Palais Garnier: Palais Garnier is an opera house with 1,979 seats, built from 1861 to 1875 for the Paris opera. The building of the opera house is the largest theatres in the world by acreage. It is 172 meters long, 125 meters wide, 736 meters height and the façade decorate with rose marble columns, friezes and sculpture groups.
  10. Hotel des Invalides: Hotel des Invalides constructed by Louis XIV between 1671 and 1678. It is commonly called as the Hotel national des Invalides, which was designed by Liberal Bruant architecture.