Travelling in the Dream City of
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 and 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.
|Probably the most recognized
landmark in Paris is the world famous Eiffel Tower
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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
|No matter where you go in Paris,
you will encounter grand old buildings
and wide spaces. (Image by
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
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.
|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.
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.
|70 metres wide and nearly 2 kms. long, Avenue des
is famous for its theatres, cafés and luxury shops.
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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
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
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