Places that you must see in Paris
I wonder how many epithets can pick up the word Paris? Probably, the name of this city excites bright associations in the minds of everyone, even the most inveterate who does not like traveling, because this is a fairy-tale city, a dream city, a center of world fashion, a city where, at every turn, you can find a piece of amazing and delightful ancient architecture like pieces of a multi-colored puzzle, add up to an overall unforgettable impression of the beautiful city of Paris.
Most of the trips to Europe offered by travel agencies, try to take at least a one-day excursion to France without fail, because there really is something to see. Of course, there are a huge number of picturesque and exotic places on our planet, but Paris is a city with a special atmosphere.
What to see a tourist in Paris? This is probably the most common question for travelers who are going to visit France, andat the same time, the most stupid question, because in Paris you can literally see every stone, here you can feel the special and majestic notes of the ancient city everywhere.
These are places where everyone can find entertainment to their liking: most tourists go to Europe for the unique and delightful architecture of past centuries, the other part is looking for inspiration in numerous museums that have long and rightfully wore world names.
The rest of the guests of the city go to Paris for a special romance, which is saturated with every street of the city, every cafe, which every morning is preparing you to please with fresh crunchy croissants with amazing coffee.
Needless to say, only in Paris you can stumble upon squares and small streets, which A. Dumas so colorfully described in his works, only in Paris you can wander into the museum-apartment of the legendary Coco Chanel, who once created her world masterpieces here.
Is it possible to miss the wonderful 3-minute highlight of the famous Eiffel Tower, which turns on every day after 9 pm? And, despite the fact that this structure is already slightly punctuated by the edge,it still remains one of the modern wonders of the world due to its unique architecture, which, without any visible transformations, has reached our days.
An elegant symbol of the city, so what can I say, a symbol of the country, romance and love, is one of the most important attractions, about which there is no point in writing, you need to see it with your own eyes.
And, you know what is especially nice? There are so many unique places in Paris! It does not matter if you go on a trip together, alone or with your whole family, because this city will find how to entertain each of its guests. So let's start in order.
Probably, to visit Paris and not go to the most famous and popular museum in the world, this is the real crime. If you set off to travel around Paris on your own, be sure to give this place at least a good deal, because there really is something to look at.
House of creativity, great art and beauty opens its doors to all comers since the end of the XVIII century, until then, it was the residence and great treasury of the ruling dynasty, in addition, it housed the Ministry of Finance.
A unique architectural creation that boasts a long, eight hundred year history, is the largest and most visited museum in the world!
It is here that you can look at the immortal creation of Leonardo da Vinci, the mysterious and unique Gioconda, as well as, no less popular and unique, Nick of Samothrace and Venus de Milo.
It is useful to know that the Louvre has a day off on Tuesday, and not like other museums, on Mondays. And every first Sunday of the month you can get there absolutely free!
Trifle, but nice. It is also worth noting that this is the only museum with its own McDonalds, as well as a restaurant overlooking the central square, where to drink a glass of cool wine in the summer will be a great addition to the general flow of impressions.
Notre-Dame de Paris
Another immortal symbol of Paris, Notre-Dame de Paris, which became the most famous church in France. Huge popularity of this place brought the work of Victor Hugo, which inflamed to him the love of the French and fueled interest from visitors.
Despite the fact that the cathedral was subjected to destruction more than once, the reconstruction nevertheless returned to it its original appearance and, in the appendage, rewarded it with a famous gallery of chimeras.
An interesting feature of this structure is the fact that the entire structure of the temple is designed in such a way that there is not a single wall inside it, and the massive columns connected by arches act as supports.
You can go to the cathedral excursion group, where they will tell you and show all the features of the temple, and you can go on your own and enjoy the magnificence of this place in full, quietly moving around a huge area, like Notre Dame itself, and its nearby territory.
Despite the fact that it is difficult to call Disneyland the immediate attraction of Paris, since it is located outside the city, but still not to mention it on our list would be a huge crime!
If you think that there can be nothing interesting and this is just an amusement park for small children, then you are deeply mistaken! Even the most callous and boring adults here will remember what real fun and emotions are, because here you completely forget about reality, plunging into the full atmosphere of a holiday, joy and a wonderful fairy tale. If you went to the city of romance with children, then you simply must visit this place!
One of the most famous Parisian streets, which stretches for almost two kilometers, connecting the Arc de Triomphe, another place is a must for tourists, and the Place de la Concorde.
Interestingly, the Champs Elysées were not always the most prestigious and popular street of the city. Once, before the beginning of the 17th century, it did not attract the particular attention of citizens, because there really wasn’t anything interesting.
And only when Maria Medici ordered her to ennoble, the court designer of landscapes designed, now already, the notorious walking zone. If you go to Paris in winter, do not forget to visit the Christmas series, which stretch down from the street, and delight your visitors with a glass of mulled wine and roasted chestnuts.
Residence of the French kings with a capital letter, pompous and luxurious structure of the era of the King of the Sun, located in the outskirts of Paris, but certainly deserves to go straight into the atmosphere of chic, grandeur and inaccessibility.
This is the most popular French landmark, which annually passes millions of tourists through it, has a huge territory, which houses luxurious restaurants, shops, gardens and parks.
As in all large-scale museums of the world, you need to calculate your strength, decide what you are more interested in, and only then go for a walk, because the huge territories of the complex are not so easy to get around even for a whole day!
Go to Paris and you will never forget this trip!