Famous places in paris france to visit
1 - Disneyland Paris
Could not miss the famous amusement park Disneyland Paris who needs no introduction. Located in the district of Seine-et-Marne, consists actually of two amusement parks, Disneyland and Walt Disney Studios, and guarantee fun for the whole family.
Some of the most popular attractions are the Space Mountain Mission 2, Pirates of the Caribbean (both in Disneyland) and Tower of Terror (Walt Disney Studios park).
It is also worth to see the main parade, which takes place every day and gives the possibility to interact with Disney characters.
2 - Sacré Coeur - Sacred Heart
The Basilica of the Sacred Heart (Sacré-Cœur) is a church of the Roman Catholic in Paris, as well as being the symbol of Monte Martre neighborhood. The basilica is located on the mountaintop of Martre, the highest point of the city.
The Basilica of the Sacred Heart was built with travertine marble extracted from Seine-et-Marne region, which gives it a white hue.
Built between 1876 and 1910, from up there got yourself a spectacular view of the city, a really beautiful place!
3 - Opera Garnier
The Opera Garnier or Palais Garnier is an opera house located in central Paris, France. The building is considered one of the architectural masterpieces of its time.
Built in neo-baroque style, is the 13th theater hosting the Paris Opera since its founding by Louis XIV in 1669. Its capacity is 1979 seated spectators.
The palace was commonly just called the Paris Opera, but after the opening of the Opéra Bastille in 1989, came to be called Opera Garnier.
4 - Palace of Versailles
The Palace of Versailles is one of the most famous palaces in the world, and of course is also one of the famous places in paris to visit.
Former hunting resort of Louis XXIII, was transformed at the request of his son to become the residence of the court and the French government.
Its famous Hall of Mirrors and the Chapel be highlighted for wonderful decoration as well as the beautiful gardens that surround the palace and hosting over 400 statues of marble and bronze and splendid fountains.
5 - Orsay Museum
The Orsay Museum is next to the Louvre Museum, a visit is mandatory for those who appreciate impressionist art.
We can find works by Van Gogh, Monet, Degas, Maurice Denis, Odilon Redon.
The building, which now houses the museum, was originally a railway station, Gare d'Orsay.
6 - Louvre Museum
The Louvre Museum is one of the largest and most famous museums in the world, so its visit is mandatory.
Located in central Paris between the Seine River and the Rue de Rivoli.
In this museum we find famous works like the picture of the Mona Lisa by Da Vinci, Venus de Milo, among many archaeological discoveries of Egyptian, Greek and Roman.
7 - Champs Elysees
This is perhaps the world's most famous avenue. Was established in 1667, is 71 meters wide and 1.9 km long, starting at the Place de la Concorde, near the Louvre to Charles de Gaulle Square, where is the Arc de Triomphe.
This avenue is known in France as the most beautiful avenue in the world. It is one of the main tourist destinations in Paris and famous for its luxury specialty shops.
8 - Notre Dame
The Cathedral of Notre Dame, located beside the River Seine, is one of the most important works of the Gothic style.
It was built between the twelfth and fourteenth centuries and later recovered by Napoleon.
Its two towers and gateways full of sculptures are well known in the distance.
9 - Arc de Triomphe
The Arc de Triomphe is also a must to visit the monument. The Arc de Triomphe was inspired by the Arch of Titus, built by Napoleon to celebrate his military victories.
The Arc de Triomphe is a monument in central Charles de Gaulle-Etoile, the beginning of the Avenue des Champs Elysées. This huge roundabout 12 avenues.
Inside there is a museum, and outside there is a flame and lights up daily at 6:30 in the evening in honor of the Unknown Soldier.
10 - Eiffel Tower
Perhaps the most famous monument in Paris, the Eiffel Tower is a must to visit in March. Built by Gustave Eiffel, is 318 meters tall and weighs more than 10,100 tons, is the most visited monument in Europe.
You can actually reach to the second floor on foot, from the 2nd floor it is possible to see the entire city of Paris.
The best place to take pictures of the Eiffel Tower is at the Trocadero, has a beautiful view of the tower.
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