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Travelling in the Dream City of Paris

Visit famous landmarks in the city

It is a fact the people tends to know more about Paris than the country it belongs to, France. As one of the most popular travel destinations, Paris has become one of the most desired cities to visit in the world. Paris is the centre of French culture including painting and sculpture, literature, music, education and development. It is both the financial and cultural capital of France. Being the headquarter of different important international organizations such as UNESCO; OECD is the evidence of Paris’ importance. People all over the world are more familiar about this city’s landmarks than any other city in the world.

Eifell Tower in Paris
Probably the most recognized landmark in Paris is the world famous Eiffel Tower 
(Image by Freeimages.com)

Reaching Paris

Paris is well connected by international flights with rest of the world. It has two international airports. One is Charles-de-Gaulle Airport and other is Orly Airport. At the same time, most important European cities are linked with Paris through high speed rail network, named as TGV. Apart from TGV, another high-speed rail network Eurostar connects Paris to London and Brussels.

Transport in Paris

Paris maintains a high level of transportation network. This network consists of buses, tram, RER (Reseau Express Regional), Transilien and Metro and connects every corner of Paris in a convenient way. So visiting the tourist places using this modern transportation network is very easy and comfortable. Cycling is another popular mode of conveyance in Paris. Tourists often hire a cycle from any of the hire points throughout the city.

Architectural grandeur in Paris
No matter where you go in Paris, you will encounter grand old buildings and wide spaces  (Image by Pixabay.com)

Places and landmarks to visit

Though Paris boasts of a lot of historical buildings and architectural grandeurs, there are certain destinations which will make your travel to Paris a memorable one. Some of the famous Paris landmarks are:

» The Louvre Museum – The best attraction of Paris. This museum boasts of the largest, finest and the most diverse collection of painting, sculpture of pre-20th century. This museum has in its collection, apart from other legendary painting, the Mona Lisa, which no one should afford to miss.

Louvre Museum in Paris
The Louvre Museum is the central landmark in Paris, which contains almost 35,000 exhibits  (Image by Pixabay.com)

» Notre Dam Cathedral – One of the most beautiful cathedrals in the world.

» Eiffel Tower – This iron tower built in 1889 has become the synonymous of Paris.

» The Sorbonne University – One of the Europe’s oldest universities which has witnessed the development of science and has presented the greatest thinkers of the world, like Jean-Paul Sartre, René Descartes.

» Arc de Triomphe – The beautiful sculptures of this arch are simply astonishing.

» Champs Elysées Boulevard - Champs-Elysées is one of the most beautiful boulevards in the world.

Champs Elysees Buolevard
70 metres wide and nearly 2 kms. long, Avenue des Champs Elysées is famous for its theatres, cafés and luxury shops  (Image by Freeimages.com)

Nightlife

If you’re off to Paris, you should not miss to explore its nightlife which is surprisingly varied. You may get help from the Internet for ins and outs of the nightclubs and bars that suit you the most.

Apart from these places, dream city of Paris boasts of many other historical building and some other museums too. Take time and visit these places and make you journey an unforgettable one.

Author’s Bio

Sam Cohen is a well known travel blogger and written many articles on US passport & visa assistance. Apart from her own blog, she also writes for leading travel communities and also shares her watch out in online travel forums.

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