Paris in France is synonymous with romance. It has most beautiful Place de la Concorde in world, Louvre, first of four largest museums in world, and Eiffel Tower with a tragic history... All this makes Paris most distinctive flower capital, and it is worth our attention. See and appreciate.
1. Place de la Concorde, most beautiful square in world
Place de la Concorde is largest and most beautiful square in Paris with beautiful landscapes, beautiful fountains and impressive monuments. But behind beauty is a sad story, Place de la Concorde is well known for being a guillotine during French Revolution in 18th century. In more than two years, about 200 people were executed here, including Louis XVI and Queen Mary, which is why it is also known as Guillotine Square. However, now only charming landscapes remain in Place de la Concorde. From square, you can see most of beautiful scenery of Paris, including Arc de Triomphe, Louvre, Champs Elysees, etc., which are very spectacular.
Address: Place de la Concorde, 75008
Opening hours: 24/7
How to get there: take metro line 1 to Concorde station and walk
2. Champs-Elysées of Paris, Soul Street
The Champs Elysees is one of most prosperous streets in Paris. It runs through all of Paris, with Place de la Concorde to east and Arc de Triomphe to west. It is best called soul. street of Paris. The Champs-Elysées is full of large and small specialty restaurants and cafes, as well as a concentration of international brands. Sit in a coffee shop and sample French desserts, watch endless crowds outside and quietly experience culture of Paris, romantic capital of flowers, and you will fall in love with this place. At night, street lights will be lit, and it will be more romantic to take a walk at this time.
Address: Champs Elysées, 75008 Paris, France
How to get there: Take Subway Line 1 and get off at Frankin D. Roosevelt.
3. Triumphal arch in memory of victory in war
The Arc de Triomphe is also one of sights of Paris, it was built to commemorate victory in European war and has more than 160 years of history. In addition to standing at Arc de Triomphe to take pictures, you can also take elevator or stone stairs to Arc de Triomphe. In addition to unobstructed views of Notre Dame de Paris, Eiffel Tower and other Parisian landmarks, you can also visit a small museum. The museum displays 77 different triumphal arches from around world, as well as several interactive games.
Address: Place du General-de-Gaulle, 75008
Entry fee: 12 euros for adults, 9 euros for children
Opening hours: from April 1 to September 30 from 10:00 to 23:00, from October 1 to March 31 from 10:00 to 22:30
How to get there: Take metro lines 1, 2, 6 or RER line A to Charles-de Gaulle-Etoile.
4. Eiffel Tower Eiffel Tower romantic love story
Everyone should be familiar with Eiffel Tower, so why not visit Eiffel Tower when you come to Paris! In center of Eiffel Tower, there are three floors for tourists to visit. Restaurants are located on first and second floors, and third floor is an observation deck. The first and first floors of tower can be reached by elevator or stairs, while third floor requires a special elevator on second floor. Visitors can buy tickets for each floor at box office at foot of tower.
Address: Champ de Mars, 75007 Paris, France
1. Elevator tickets (to second floor) 11 euros for adults / 8.5 euros for teenagers (12-24 years old) / 4 euros for children
2. Elevator tickets (to top floor) 17 euros for adults / 14.5 euros for teenagers (12-24 years old) / 8 euros for children
3. Staircase tickets (to second floor) adult €7 / teenagers (12-24 years old) €5 / children €3
Opening hours: 09:30 - 11:45
How to get there: Take metro line 6 and get off at Bir-Hakeim Station or Ecole Militaire Station.
5.The Louvre Musée du Louvre is one of four best museums in world
Even if you don't have slightest interest in art, magnificent classical and modern buildings here are already worthy of your election. The Louvre was once residence of Louis XVI. Now Louvre Museum combines luxurious palace architecture of 13th century with glass pyramid of 20th century, as if observing historical changes of France. The museum has a collection of up to 35,000 exhibits, including European paintings, sculptures, etc. from 13th to 19th centuries, and everyone should visit legendary Mona Lisa painting.
Address: Rue de Rivoli, 75001
Entry fee: 15 euros
Opening hours: 09:00 to 18:00 (closed on Tuesdays)
How to get there: Take metro line 1 or 7 to Palais-Royal Musee de Louvr.
6. The plot stage of "The Hunchback on Bell Tower" Notre Dame de Paris
If you've seen The Hunchback at Notre Dame, you won't be unfamiliar with Notre Dame de Paris, because Notre Dame de Paris is scene for story of masterpiece The Hunchback at Notre Dame, painted great French writer Victor Hugo. I believe that tourists who come to visit will definitely climb bell tower to find traces of hunchback and gypsy on bell tower on this day. Even if you are not familiar with The Hunchback on Campanile, Gothic Notre Dame Cathedral, magnificent frescoes around and famous pink stained glass windows deserve your close attention.
Address: 6 Parvis Notre-Dame-Place Jean-Paul II, 75004
Entrance fee to visit the clock tower: 7.5 euros
Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 18:45, Saturday to Sunday from 07:15 to 18:45
How to get there: Take metro line 4 and get off at Cite Station.
7. Le Marais trendy shopping center in Marais
The Marais, located between third and fourth arrondissement of Paris, is a trendy place for shopping. Here you will find H&M COS brand store, Adidas exclusive concept store Silver series, French fashion brand Surface To Air, etc. In addition to big brands, there are many second-hand stores, hat stores, lomo camera stores and other small shops in area if you dig, you can find treasures.
Address: Le Marais Paris, France
How to get there: by metro lines 1 and 11 to Hôtel de Ville
8. Galeries Lafayette Haussmann, most famous temple of shopping in Paris
Galeries Lafayette Paris, founded in 1893, is most famous shopping temple in France and largest department store in Europe. Although clothes and accessories at Faye are beautiful, its architectural style is also attractive. The department store has a high domed stained glass roof that has been listed as a Parisian monument and can be considered one of most important classical sights in Paris. The department store is divided into three sections, women's clothing, men's clothing and delicacies, as well as household goods. There are so many goods that it is impossible to look at them all day.
Address: 40 Boulevard Haussmann, 75009 Paris, France
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 09:30 to 20:00, Thursday from 09:30 to 21:30 (Sunday closed)
How to get there: Take metro line 7 or 9 and get off at Chaussee d'Antin.
9. The former residence of Picasso in Montmartre
Montmartre is a relatively small town in 18th arrondissement of Paris. Despite fact that sparrow is small, city has countless attractions, and most famous of them is Sacré Coeur. Artists often come to sketch scenery in Montmartre Museum, where famous painter Picasso lived. If you love nightlife, you must come to Moulin Rouge to see world famous cancan dance.
Address: Montmartre, Paris, France
How to get there: on metro line 12 to Abbesses
10. Basilica of Sacré Coeur de Montmartre, one of largest mosaics in world
Sacré-Coeur Basilica is a Catholic shrine in Paris dedicated to Sacred Heart of Jesus. The overall style has a strong Roman-Byzantine flavor, with 3 arched porticos adorned with equestrian statues of Joan of Arc and Louis IX on either side. On dome of church there is a huge mosaic known as Christ in Majesty, one of largest mosaics in world. In addition, one of largest bells in world is located here - Savoy Bell, which weighs 19 tons. Each sculpture, fresco and even organ in solemn church is worthy of your attention.
Address: Parvis du Sacré Coeur 75018
How to get there: on metro line 12 to Abbesses
Opening hours: 6:00-23:00 daily in church hall, 8:30-20:00 in bell tower on September 5, 9:00-17:00 in October-April
Entrance fee to visit clock tower: 6.5 euros
11. Château de Versailles luxurious and rich
The Palace of Versailles is one of five largest palaces in world, built by Louis XIV and famous for its luxurious and extraordinary architectural design. The most famous in Palace of Versailles is Hall of Mirrors (Galerie des Glaces) with seventeen huge French windows on one side and a huge mirror of more than 400 mirrors on other. In addition, interior decoration of more than 500 rooms and halls in Palace of Versailles is magnificent, and collection and display of various paintings, sculptures and other precious works of art is even more dizzying. In addition, musical fountains will operate in garden in summer, and large-scale fireworks will be displayed on weekends or festival nights.
Address: Place d'Armes, 78000 Versailles, France
How to get there: Take RER line C5 to Versaille-Château Rive-Gauche station.
Opening hours: Palace of Versailles: Tuesday to Sunday from 9:00 to 18:30; Trianon Palace and Marie Antoinette Palace from Tuesday to Sunday from 12:00 to 18:30; Garden from 8:00 to 20:30.
Entrance fee: €15 for castle, €18 for castle + garden, €10 for the garden
12. Be sure to visit Printemps store in Paris
The Printemps department store is located next to Galeries Lafayette in Paris. It also has 3 buildings: Womenswear (Mode), Menswear (Homme), and Beauty & Homeware (Beauté & Maison). Tourists (non-French citizens) can directly request a 10% discount card on website or at reception, as well as receive a credit card tax refund of 12% or 10% in cash. But luxury brands like Gucci, food and wine cannot be discounted.
Address: Boulevard Haussmann, 64, 75009 Paris
How to get there: take metro line M3 to Havre-Caumartin
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 9:35 to 20:00, Thursday from 9:35 to 20:45
Paris, romantic capital, is distinguished not only by beautiful landscapes, but also by a strong artistic atmosphere. You must come to Paris at least once in your life to get to know this unique country.