Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Notre-Dame Cathedral) is one of the most beautiful Cathedrals in France, due to its gothic architecture in addition to some detailed elements representing the renaissance era. The inside of the Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Notre-Dame Cathedral) matches its outside beauty and serenity.
Over the centuries Notre-Dame Cathedral tolerated destruction and impairment. After the French Revolution, it was protected from conceivable demolition by Napoleon. The notoriety of Victor Hugo's novel Notre-Dame de Paris (1831) motivated the restorations by the French engineer Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc during the nineteenth century. In 2019, a gigantic fire pulverized the greater part of the rooftop, and now the remaking of the 850-year-old church and the rebuilding of the tower to precisely how it was is happening.
At the time when Paris was the benchmark that changed the world of painting and modern art, the Eiffel Tower was intended to be the flagship of the 1889 World's Fair in Paris to accommodate the first world exhibition and to celebrate the centennial of the French Revolution. Consequently, the Eiffel Tower's stunning structure and silhouette continue to amaze its visitors and turned into the basis of modern architecture and the symbol of the city of Paris.more
Champ de Mars is one of the largest public places in Paris. Ling between the Eiffel Tower and the École Militaire, it is a very common venue for public events. Most people end up visiting this place just to see Eiffel Tower, but we strongly recommend that you focus on the beauty of Champ de Mars itself as well. Since its completion in the 17th century, this place has been home to many historic events. This was the main venue for festivals during the revolution, and was also used by the military for practice. The field is surrounded by great architecture of Paris, it is very common with tourists. Here you get a very lively view of Paris with tourists, locals, and lots of shops. If you want to camp out and have lunch with the best view of the Eiffel Tower, then this is the place for you. It has also been repeatedly shown in media and arts, and thus you will get a familiar feeling going through it. There was even a Bond movie shot here. It is a great sight at night time as the Eiffel Tower lights up.more
Place du Trocadero is one of those places where you go not for the area itself, but for the view. If you haven't read about this place you will be puzzled by the number of tourists here. This is one of the most common places for tourists to flock to, the reason being the absolutely fantastic view you get of the Eiffel Tower. Since so many people go to Place du Trocadero to view the Eiffel Tower, it is a bit of a tourist trap. What this means is that there are a lot of tourists here. There are also a lot of street performers here, vying for your attention doing outlandish things. A positive aspect is the food carts, the fresh crepes here are the best. But trust us; it is worth it to face the crowd, especially at night. At night Place du Trocadero gives you one of the best sights in Paris. As the Eiffel Tower lights up, you realize that it has never looked more fantastic. The vantage point delivered by this area is excellent; you won't even be able to focus on the people around you. Also, here's a tip: Go to the downstairs place by the fountain, there are a lot fewer people there.more
If the Eiffel Tower did not exist, the Arc de Triomphe would be the landmark used to denote Paris everywhere. It was inaugurated in 1836 and has been an important piece of the city’s landscape, while it offers some of the best things to do in the city. It honors the people who died in the French Revolution and the Napoleonic wars. After World War 1 the tomb of the Unknown Soldier was also added below the vault. The monument became the main place for victorious armies to celebrate and has thus only increased in reverence with time. The Germans held a victory rally here in 1871, the French army held their victory rally here in 1919, the Germans held another victory rally in 1940, and finally the French and the Allies held their victory rally here in 1944. The rallies stopped happening only because people wanted to honor the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier since then rallies have avoided going through the arch, as it means walking on top of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Arc de Triomphe is not only famous for what happened here, but it is also famous for its artistic value. The Arc is a piece of art itself and it also houses some other great pieces of art.more
This place is literally named after heaven. Widely known as the most beautiful avenue in the world, Champs-Élysées has long been a mark of pride for the French. The number of famous buildings and monuments in here is amazing. The architecture around you when you are in this avenue is awe inspiring. It is historical Paris at its peak. It almost seems like the city is showing off, asking you if there is any other place in the world this grand, this historic, and this beautiful. The boulevard is 1.9 km long and goes from the famed Place de la Concorde straight to the Place Charles de Gaulle. Other notable places in a straight line are the Louvre, the Arc De Triomphe, and Tuilerie Gardens. The place is great and is the world’s capital for up scale fashion. We would highly recommend taking a walk here among the things to do in Paris. Start our walk an hour before the sun goes down and keep gazing at the amazing architecture on display, and look at some of the most luxurious stores in the world. As the sun goes down and the lights turn on you will have the amazing experience of seeing some of the most famous monuments and buildings in the world switch from day to night.more
Place de la concorde is a peaceful square of Paris, one of the many. If you don't know the history this will be just another place to you, only with a grand obelisk. People who are history buffs will know that it served as the centre point of one of the bloodiest and most unstable times of Paris. This is the square chosen by the Revolution for its most public happenings. It was renamed Place de la Révolution and the infamous guillotine punishments were carried out here. King Louis XVI was beheaded in this very square, and so were some of the most prominent people of those times. This is where Marie Antoinette walked to her death. The bloody history of this place is the complete opposite of what it is today. The obelisk is the defining feature of Place de la concorde today. The Egyptian obelisk was a gift from Muhammad Ali Pasha, the Khedive of Egypt, and was delivered in 1883. There are also 2 famous fountains in the square. If you take a historical tour of Paris, this will surely be one the places you will be visiting.more
Place de la Madeleine is one of our favorite spots in Paris. The exterior is imposing and reminds most people of the Pantheon, but that is just because the architecture is of a new classical style. The place is very beautiful on the inside and is still a common site for Parisians to get married in. The most breathtaking thing when you enter is the nave. The beautiful fresco by Jules-Claude Ziegler is stunning to say the least. Place de la Madeleine was made in honor of the glory of Napoleons armies and this is apparent from the fresco, which prominently features Napoleon. It is also home to statues such of Mary Magdalene, and of the Birth of Christ. The exterior is just as interesting. The pediment has a display of the last judgment, while the doors bear inscriptions of the Ten Commandments. There is also a contemporary touch to the arts, as the foyer is often decorated by local artists. You can also eat at the restaurant here, do note that it is only open 11:30am to 2pm, and is closed on all holidays. You can eat under the vaulted ceilings. It is also a common site for funerals and many prominent figures (such as Chopin) had their funerals here.more
Situated between the Palais Garnier and the Place de la Concorde, The Eglise de la Madeleine is a very famous touristic site in Paris. The construction of this amazing church started in 1764 and ended in 1842. The Eglise de la Madeleine was built in honor of the armies of Napoleon and is a church where tourists can find the famous neoByzantine mosaic of Charles-Joseph Lameire and many paintings and sculptures. Another artistic side of the Eglise de la Madeleine are the classical music concerts that take place in this astonishing building.more
One of the most famous public gardens in Paris, the Tuileries Garden is situated in the 1st arrondissement of Paris between the Louvre and the Place de la Concorde. It was built to be the Palace garden before becoming a public place to relax and celebrate after the French revolution. Nowadays the Tuileries Garden is a very famous attraction in Paris where tourists can enjoy their time walking or chilling. This Garden is also the place where the international fair of contemporary art is set up every year. A trip to Paris will never be complete without visiting the Tuileries Garden.more
With every bend, The River Seine is dotted with splendid bridges! From times immemorial, Kings, Emperors, and Presidents have been embellishing the glorious capital of the Realm and of the Republic with magnificent bridges. A grandiose museum of bridge structures in broad daylight!
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