The city of love, Paris, one of the famous cities in the world, the cultural as well as political capitol of France. It is a must-see place on any traveler’s list. Paris is a city full of history with fantastic architecture. If you are heading to Paris, below are some must see things in Paris.
1. Notre Dame de Paris (Notre Dame Cathedral)
This cathedral is situated on the Île de la Cité, a River Seine’s island which has been settled for more than 2000 years, that was eventually built into Paris city as it is now. The church has a very long history and various periods of construction which dates back to 1163. It’s a remarkable example of the Gothic architecture of French ruined during the late 18th century’s French Revolution. It was then restored to how it was now in the 19th century and today is an attractive, beautiful place to visit, and among the most popular cathedrals in the entire world.
Entry to Notre Dame de Paris is free, however, if you would like to visit its towers (significantly suggested) tickets cost about 7.50.
2. Musée du Louvre (The Louvre)
Probably the most essential and famous museum in the world, Musée du Louvre is a must-see for lovers of art and visitors to Paris. A French Revolution’s product, it was created as a museum in the year 1793 and has since built up an attractive collection of fine works of art from the entire world, which includes some of the world’s most vital pieces, the most popular is Da Vinci’s, Mona Lisa.
Now, tickets to the permanent collections are 10, temporary exhibitions are 11, and then a combined ticket is 14.
3. Eiffel Tower
Without a doubt, it is the symbol of Paris. When somebody mentions the city, it’s the first thing which pops into the minds of people. Built by Gustave Eiffel in 1889 and situated in the Champ de Mars, it was constructed for the World’s Fair in 1889. At 324m tall (81 stories), it’s the tallest Paris building, and climbing it offers appealing views across the city. There’re three different levels which could be ascended on the Eiffel tower. The first two have restaurants and can be accessed by elevator or stairs, and the third, as well as the highest level, is accessible through the elevator.
Versailles is slightly outside of Paris, this royal château makes a good day trip out of this city and isn’t to be missed in any way. The Palace of Versailles was built in the 17th century and served as the King’s residence and his court; it is a real symbol of royal grandeur. This palace is large and beautiful. Other Versailles attractions are the gardens, the Grand Trianon and Marie Antoinette’s estate.
Versailles would be reached with a twenty-five minutes ride on a train from Paria centre. Their Passport Ticket is the best value ticket which provides access to all tours and attractions and goes for 18.
These are a few of the many must-see things in Paris, but visiting these places, you will have experience in these cities when you travel to Paris.