Paris is a symbol of fashion and Paris is also called “La Ville-Lumiere” or the city of light. No one will deny that Paris is an exotic city. It keeps some masterpieces, history for long centuries, and also some magnificent architectural styles. If you plan to visit Paris, hereunder are some attractions that you may and must-visit during your trip. You may also check out another list of Five must-see spots in Paris.
You were not in Paris if you did not visit the Paris iconic tower. It is a symbol of Paris and France as well. The Eiffel is located in Champ de Mars Park. It is the most visited landmark in Paris. The Eiffel is the bestselling top paid tower in the world that visited for at least 250 million visitors. Visitors can go up till the third floor of Eiffel Tower. On the first and second floors you can use lift or stairs, while for the third, you can use lift only. Enjoy the beautiful panorama of Paris from Eiffel. In addition, you can have your food while enjoying the city from above. For another best experience, visit the tower at night and enjoy the “city of the lamp”.
Arc de Triomphe or Triumphal Arch is a famous monument in Paris and it is the biggest gate in world history. The location is exactly at the center of Place Charles de Gaulle. The Arc de Triomphe size is 45 x 22 x 50 meters and decorated by some statues and reliefs that tell the story of Napoleon’s war. You also can walk at the top of the arch. Exactly under the arc of the gate you can see the Unknown Soldier tomb from the World War I. Above the tomb there is an inscription says, ICI REPOSE UN SOLDAT FRANÇAIS MORT POUR LA PATRIE 1914–1918 (“Here lies a French soldier who died for the fatherland 1914–1918″).
There are many interesting stories that you can find on the monument as if the Triumphal Arc wants to tell you the entire history of the world.
3. Louvre Museum
Musee de Louvre or Louvre Museum previously is France Palace. Today it becomes the biggest museum in the world. More than 8 million visitors yearly enter the museum. Louvre houses more than 380,000 objects to exhibit as well as displays more than 35,000 artworks, one of them the famous Leonardo da Vinci painting, Mona Lisa. The Da Vinci Code movie was taken here.
4. Ponts des Arts Paris
Do you want to “LOCK” your love? Then visit Ponts des Arts in Paris. It is beautiful, romantic, and full of love locks.Paris is one of the romantic cities in the world. Paris has a place that called Ponts des Arts or Passarelle des Arts. It is about special bridge that connects the pedestrians from Institute de France and Louvre Museum. The bridge is the most romantic bridge in France. Many young couples write their name on their padlock then they attached it to the bridge and then they throw the key to the river. They believe that their love will be everlasting. It is very touchy, right?
5. Montmartre Paris
It is a small district in Paris. Pablo Picasso, Vincent van Gogh, and some other artists’ legend were living in Montmartre. Montmartre is quieter than Paris. The district is like an old city, unique and classic. Montmartre is also called the “Village” of arts and tourism. The place is surrounded by unique and classical architectural buildings, shops, and café. The icon of Montmartre is Sacre Coeur Basilica. It is a white church built on the hilltop of Montmartre. It is a beautiful place to visit. Try to explore the wonderful environment there as well as its vista.
Well, the story will never end at this point. There are still many things and places to describe this dreamland. Paris is like a love song lyrics. Once you write it more you will feel how romantic it is. Paris is not only a city of the lamp but also a city of love.