What to see in Paris

Description: Arc De TriompheParis is among the most visited places on earth. It is a historical city and its origin is dated back to centuries before birth of Christ. The city of romance, Paris, is full of tourist attractions which may require a complete life time to visit in totality. The Eiffel Tower, Louvre, The Disneyland and the numerous other places make it a tourist paradise.

The first and foremost place that ought to be visited by everyone coming to Paris is the Eiffel Tower. This world famous monument was opened for tourists in the year 1889. The 324 meter tall building is an artistic wonder and essentially a symbol of Paris and entire France. It has got multiple restaurants as well where one can have the French delicacies while enjoying a splendid view of the city of Paris.

It can be reached from anywhere in Paris. Tourists department runs special tourist buses whose ride can be enjoyed at the cost of few Euros. It is lit with numerous lights during night, festivals and other important events. These lights create a magnificent view at that time.

The Louvre is a large museum which was originally built as a fortress in the 12th century. It was under King Louis XIV in 1692 that it got converted into a museum. It houses over 380,000 objects with historical importance. Apart from these objects, it also houses over 35000 of world renowned pieces of art.

Quite interestingly, it is right there among the most visited museums in the world. Some of the world renowned paintings like the original ‘Mona Lisa’ by the great artist, Leonardo da Vinci, are housed here. It has got numerous sections dedicated to art, sculptures, antiquities and others.

The Disneyland is located few miles just outside the city of Paris. Like other attractions of Paris, it is among the most popular places in the city and the entire country as well. It is the ultimate family vacation destination and enjoys good connectivity with Paris as well. When it got commissioned about two decades back, it was among the earliest Disneylands to be opened outside the United States of America.

It has got hotels, restaurants, shops and rides to be enjoyed by tourists. The main area is divided into five separate lands, namely Adventureland, Discoveryland, Fantasyland, Frontierland and Main Street. All these lands have one specialty or the other. The only way to experience this place is to pay a visit and get enthralled by the fun. Apart from these, a number of restaurants cater to all types of tastes and budgets.

The museum of science and industry, Musee des Arts et Metiers, is another popular place in the city. It has got some interesting information and replicas related to the field of science and technology. The Statue of Liberty, which is stationed in New York, got designed here.

A number of chapels and churches can be found in Paris. The most prominent one among them is the Chapelle Expiatoire, which got built in the 19th century under the reign of King Louis XVIII. Other prominent places worth visiting in the city include 14th century wine museum, Le Musee du Vin and Garden of Peace, UNESCO Headquarters.