As we all know that Paris is the capital city of France and it is endured as the important city for 2000 years. Paris is famous for its nicknames like “City of Lights” or “City of Love”. This city is one of the leading centers for fashion, entertainment, culture, art, and business. It is also called as the Capital of Fashion, as it is the hub of world’s famous and finest Fashion designers. A mere mention of this city creates an image of the most famous landmarks of this place. Some are listed below:
- Eiffel Tower
The Eiffel Tower is one of the most photographed attractions around the world. Visiting this iconic symbol of Paris is the visitors’ top priority thing to do. It is located in the Champs De Mars Park having the height of 1000 feet (300 meters). It is a structure of iron that was constructed for the 1889 World Exposition. Tourists can dine in one of the two finest restaurants located within the tower or they can ride the elevator to explore its beautiful views.
Louvre is ranked at the top of the list of the world’s most visited museums. It has a signature glass pyramid marked at its entrance and it is located in the Louvre palace. This museum has some of the world’s most famous artworks that include “Mona Lisa”, “Michelangelo’s”, “Leonardo da Vinci’s”, and the “Dying Slave”.
- Centre Pompidou
The high-tech architecture style of Centre Pompidou is the main attractions of the building. It is a cultural institution that houses a vast public library and the largest museum for modern art in Europe. This building also has a movie theatre, a panoramic terrace, and a bookshop. On the first three floors, there is a library and on the 4th and 5th floor there is museum’s permanent collection. For large expositions, first and last floors are used.
- Palace of Versailles
The Palace of Versailles started as a royal hunting place. But after some time, it became a palace housing the king’s court. It is counted in one of the most visited attractions of the Paris. The visitors visit this beautiful palace to see the Hall of Mirrors with its 357 mirrors decorating 17 arches. It is known for its magnificent gardens and the royal classic art. Today, the Palace of Versailles houses a museum of French history.
- Pont Alexandre III
A city which is known as the “City of Love” where romance reigns, what could be more romantic than the Pont Alexandre III. This bridge is considered to be the most expensive and decorated location in Paris. This steel single arch bridge connects the districts of Les Invalides, Champs-Elysees and Eiffel Tower. Walking on the bridge seem to be walking through the art gallery as it has the statues made by numerous art sculptors, including nymphs, horses, and cherubs that makes the top more attractive and beautiful. This is a lovable place to visit.