Best Attractions, Places To Visit in Paris
Recognized as the capital city and most populous city of France, Paris is the heart of Europe consisting of its vast open-air museums and architectural landmarks. It is also known as the City of Lights with lots of remarkable places like Eiffel Tower, Champs-Elysees Boulevard and Notre Dame. Paris has a way of romancing visitors with its magical ambience and elegant beauty. The city celebrates its cultural heritage with its historic landmarks and world-class art collections. Paris experiences the mild climate where summers are usually warm and pleasant and winters are cool with light night frosts. If its transport system is considered, Paris is a major hub of rails, highways and air.
Musee dorsay comprises of a collection of Impressionist art including sculptures, paintings, furniture, and photography. Once the museum was a railroad station but now it is a great collection of items created between 1848 and 1914. No doubt, it is one of the largest art museums in Europe. The museum remains open from 9:30 am to 6 pm daily, except Mondays. Buy Musee dorsay tickets for 12 Euro and entry is free on first Sunday of the month.
Constructed from 1887-89, Eiffel Tower has become a global icon of France and recognized as an 81-storey building. Book Eiffel Tower tickets with various range and discover the most beautiful view over Paris with your family, friends and loved ones. The site opens daily either summers or winters. Explore the building from 9:30 am to 11:45 pm. Take the breathtaking panorama here and make the most of your trip to Paris.
Musee du Louvre
It is the museum which is known for the art of the Middle Ages to 1848 and for ancient oriental, Etruscan, Greek, Egyptian and Roman civilizations. This former royal palace reveals its masterpieces to the public. No doubt to say, there are 35,000 works to be discovered. A visit to the museum is particularly pleasant at night, so come and discover the wealth of treasures Musee du Louvre contains. Museum remains open from 9am to 6pm (Monday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday) and from 9am to 9:45pm (Wednesday, Friday) and remains closed on Tuesdays.
Notre Dame Cathedral
Notre Dame Cathedral is a church located in the heart of Paris which is distinguished for its size, antiquity, and architectural interest. It consists of a choir and apse and a nave flanked by double aisles and square chapels. No doubt, the church is one of the most well-known and largest church buildings in the whole world. Buy Notre Dame Cathedral tickets for 10 Euro. Timings to visit church are from 7:30am to 7:30pm in winters and 7am to 9pm in summers.
Known for a truly exceptional collection of stained glass windows, Sainte-Chapelle is the finest royal chapel to be built in France. It is a gem of French Gothic architecture and was built in the mid-13th century by Louis IX. Adorned with a unique and beautiful collection of fifteen glass panels and a huge rose window, the site is designated world heritage site by UNESCO. Buy Sainte Chapelle tickets for 10 Euro and visit site from 9am to 5pm daily. Last admission 30 minutes before closing time.
Arc de Triomphe
Begun in 1806, The Arc de Triomphe always played a major role in the national republican consciousness. The flame is lit on the tomb of the Unknown Soldier from the Great War every evening. The site displays history, symbolic importance nationally as well as internationally. Purchase Arc de Triomphe tickets for 9.5 Euro for adults. The site remains open from 10am to 10:30pm daily. Entry timings may vary according to seasons.
Built during the reign of Louis XV, Ecole Militaire houses a training school for French army officers. It remains open to visitors during the European Heritage Days, on the 3rd week in September. Here, candidates are trained to staff positions or any other position where defense policies are crafted and implemented. Book a room in Ecole Militaire hotel and have a free visit on the 3rd week in September.
Hotel de Ville
It is the 19th century building, featuring a number of displays on French history. Located in Paris, Hotel de Ville is a great choice for travelers interested in food and art. Guests are happier about it compared to other properties in the area. No doubt, this magnificent town hall is an architectural triumph with a kitchenette, equipped with a microwave, refrigerator and stovetop. Stroll beneath lavish chandeliers in Hotel de Ville and reveal the beauty of the city from your hotel.
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