Paris, France

Paris was known under the name City of Light, "the Capital of flowers", "fashion capital" ... but people like to call Paris the city of his "daughter of the river Seine". "God is looking down in love with Paris," the writer Heinrich Heine wrote that because the city lit up at night and in the daytime splendor. For centuries, Paris - the capital of France is one of the modern city and the most magnificent in the world, but at the same time, the city retains the old definition, the splendor of the left from the ancient times. Paris is a major cultural center of the world and is also one of the city's best tourist attraction. The bustle, the architecture and atmosphere helped Paris artists each year to 30 million foreign visitors.

Eiffel Tower, Paris, France

Eiffel Tower, famous architecture of Paris

The city is also known as the capital of high fashion luxury neighborhood with the big trade centers. As the headquarters of international organizations such as OECD, UNESCO ... plus the diverse activities in finance, business, politics and travel led Paris to become one of the largest transit hub in the world and is regarded as one of the four “global city”, along with New York, London, Tokyo.

Paris at night

Paris at night

French Gothic Architecture

The interior is astonishing, stained glass and tall pillars resemble French Gothic Architecture of this period.

"Paris" comes from the name of the Parisii tribe Gaulois. In 52 BC, when the Romans, they call this area or Lutetia Lutetia Parisiorum. Around the year 300, Lutetia was renamed Paris, taken from the word "Civitas Parisiorum" - The meaning of the Parisii. Also called the Parisii origin is still uncertain. In 1991, UNESCO organized a number of projects in terms of both Paris Seine River is world heritage. The symbol of Paris works became famous worldwide.

La Défense by night, Paris, France

La Défense by night, Paris, France

Photo: ros k @ getfunky_paris

Go to Paris, you 'll see the Statue stands majestic Seine River Seine for visitors to admire. Along the river are numerous scenic and famous architectural works of all time that visitors are going to be ecstatic as the majestic exhibition. Nor was it a coincidence that Paris is known as the "City of Light " by the sun shut down, the city was put on new robes shimmering glamor of magical light of thousands of lamps lit. Eiffel tower alone has more than 20 thousand glittering lights twinkling. Paris covers up the light makes this city becomes calmer heart sank any visitor to Paris was 1 times. Perhaps Paris is not the capital of the light but also the city of dreams.

Paris, France La Ville-Lumière

Paris, France La Ville-Lumière

Attractions In Paris

  • Around the Eiffel Tower

    Around the Eiffel Tower

    Eiffel Tower is an iron structure located on the Champ-de-Mars park, next to the river Seine, Paris. Works by Gustave Eiffel and his colleagues built the World Exhibition in 1889, as well as 100-year anniversary of the French Revolution. Original height of the building is 300 meters plus column antenna atop the Eiffel Tower to help reach 325 meters. Eiffel Tower was completed construction in ...

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  • Arc de Triomphe

    Arc de Triomphe

    Arc de Triomphe in Paris is one of the famous historical symbol of France. Located between Étoile Square, the location of the Arc de Triomphe end of the Champs-Elysées, the focus area of the city tourists. One of the most famous tourist destinations in Paris, the Arc de Triomphe was built in 1806 and was completed in 1836 to commemorate the victorious battle of Napoleon Bonaparte and honor the ...

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  • Champs Elysée Avenue

    Champs Elysée Avenue

    Champs Elysée: a large and famous avenue in Paris. Connect two Concorde and Étoile Square, location of the Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Élysées is one of the most popular attractions of the city with many shops, cafes, cinemas.... Like New York's Times Square, or London's Piccadilly Circus, the Avenue des Champs-Élysées inspires boldness.

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  • Trocadero Square,Vendôme Square, Place de la Concorde

    Trocadero Square,Vendôme Square, Place de la Concorde

    Trocadero Square, one of the best locations for your Paris hotel offers a great view of the Eiffel Tower, it is located on the neck Chaillot hill. Ideal place to take pictures if you want to take off from the base to the top of the Eiffel Tower.

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  • Palais Bourbon and Hotel de Ville

    Palais Bourbon and Hotel de Ville

    Palais Bourbon is the common name of the French Parliament building today, on the banks of the river Seine, in the 7th district of Paris. Building from 1722, Palais Bourbon, the French Revolution, the palace was chosen as the headquarters of the role of parliament and is almost continuous till today. Library of the Palais Bourbon, was established under the Revolution, as well as where to store ...

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  • Grand Palais

    Grand Palais

    The palace is a major historical works, this is a museum of Paris, France. This building was built on the occasion of 1900 World's Fair in Paris and many other works such as Alexandre-III bridge, Petit Palais and the Gare de Lyon. Located at the intersection of the Champs-Élysées and Avenue Winston-Churchill, District 8. Grand Palais with the house nearly 240 m long covered by a large roof ...

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  • Louvre Museum

    Louvre Museum

    Topping the list of museums attract most of the world, the Louvre is in the Louvre in the form of a glass pyramid at the entrance prominent. Louvre is a museum of art and history located in District 1, the city of Paris, France. Located in the historic center of the city, on the banks of the Seine, the Louvre was a fortress by King Philippe Auguste built in 1190. At the end of the 14th century, ...

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Paris Basic Information

  • Country: France
  • Language: French
  • Time Zone: UTC 1
  • Currency: Euro, CFP franc
  • Weather: The climate in France is quite varied, but generally west European - on the whole a bit warmer than the UK, a bit cooler than Spain . Don't expect to find summer in winter in the South of France!
  • Country Code: 33
  • Region: Europe

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