Attractions in Paris

The best recommended attractions in Paris is the Eiffel Tower, The Louvre Museum, The Triumphal Arch, The Orsay Museum, The Sacré-Coeur Basilica, The Notre Dame listed below.

The Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel tower is the symbol of Paris and was build for the world´s fair in 1889 in order to celebrate the 100th year anniversary of the French Revolution. The tower is 324 metres (1063 ft) tall and was up until 1931 the tallest building in the world. The Tower offers a beautiful panoramic view of Paris with the possibility to catch a glimpse at sites such as the Louvre, Arc de Triomphe and Notre Dame. .
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The Louvre Museum

The Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) is one of the world's largest museums, and the most visited art museum in the world. The museum is housed in the Louvre Palace, a monumental landmark located in the center of Paris. More than 34,000 objects from prehistory to the 19th century are exhibited and you will find some of the most unique art and historic pieces in the world, among others the famous painting Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci and the greek statue Aphrodite from year 200 bc.
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The Triumphal Arch

The Triumphal Arch (in French: Arc de Triomphe) is one of the most famous monuments in Paris. It stands in the centre of the Place Charles de Gaulle, at the western end of the Champs-Élysées. The Triumphal Arch honours those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and the Napoleonic Wars. Beneath its vault lies the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from World War I. The monument stands 50 metres (164 ft) in height, 45 m (148 ft) wide and 22 m (72 ft) deep
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The Orsay Museum

The Orsay Museum (Musée d'Orsay) is housed in the former Gare d'Orsay, an impressive Beaux-Arts railway station built between 1898 and 1900. The museum holds mainly French art dating from 1848 to 1915, including paintings, sculptures, furniture, and photography. It is probably best known for its extensive collection of impressionist and post-impressionist masterpieces (the largest in the world) by such painters as Monet, Manet, Degas, Renoir, Cézanne, Seurat, Sisley, Gauguin and Van Gogh. Many of these works were held at the Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume prior to the museum's opening in 1986.
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The Sacré-Coeur Basilica

This Roman Catholic church and basilica is also known as The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris. The Basilica is a white roman-byzantin style church located at the summit of the hill Montmartre, the highest point in the city. It is a popular landmark that offers some of the most beatiful views over the Paris skyline. The views can be enjoyed from the church dome or simply from the square and stairs in front of the church. The church is best accessed using the stairs of Rue Foyatier or the short cablecar ride departing from Place Saint-Pierre.
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The Notre Dame

The Notre Dame Cathedral also named in french as "Notre Dame de Paris" ("Our Lady of Paris") is the main church of Paris. Housing the official chair of the Archbishop of Paris, it is regarded the spiritual center of Paris and of France. The Cathedral is one of the finest examples of gothic architecture in Europe making it a landmark visibly standing out to the visitor.
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