What attractions are there in Paris ?

Paris is a fascinating city that is famous worldwide for its beauty, design, and tourist attractions. Whether it’s the grandiose monuments like the Eiffel Tower, the sumptuous Musée du Louvre, or the melancholy mists of the Seine River, this country has diverse attractions. These have made Paris one of the most visited cities in the world. 

The Eiffel Tower

One significant attraction in Paris is the Eiffel Tower. It is one of the most visited places in France. It was designed for the Paris Exhibition in 1889 to mark the centenary of the French Revolution. Fascinatingly, it was initially dismissed by people in France. However, the innovative architectural structure is now considered as one of the masterpieces in the world and the most emblematic attraction in Paris.

The Eiffel Tower is about 324 meters in height, and was at a point the tallest building in the world, before the existence of the Empire State Building. At the Eiffel Tower, you can take the elevator or walk up the steps to get to the top. The top level of the Eiffel Tower is known to be very thrilling. On the second floor of the Eiffel Tower, you can visit the Jules Verne Restaurant for a meal before continuing your journey.

Musée du Louvre

The Louvre is a top museum in Paris with over 30,000 masterpiece artworks. It is almost impossible to see all the masterpiece artworks within one visit. The artworks include antiquities, European paintings of the 15th to 19th centuries, classical sculpture, Italian Renaissance art, and so much more. The most popular artwork at the Louvre is the Mona Lisa or La Gioconda painted by Leonardo da Vinci.

There at tour guides at the Louvre to help visitors find their way around it, discuss the collection and give amusing vital information about the artworks. The amusing Louvre is also surrounded by one of the largest and most adorable parks in Paris; the Jardin des Tuileries. After your visit to the Louvre, you can relax at the park to visit any of the several café-restaurants with outdoor seating around it.

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Seine River

One of the most enjoyable places to visit in Paris is the Seine River. As a visitor, you can take a boat cruise at the Seine River and enjoy the alluring ambiance. The Seine River Bridge allows you to see other sights in Paris such as the Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame Cathedral, and the Louvre Museum from a different perspective at the riverboat.

At daytime, you can enjoy the sights of the monuments brightened by the sun, and by the evening, you can take a romantic cruise with your partner. The experience at the Seine River is often described as magical, because of the perspective of the city of Paris as well as the ambiance.

The Château de Versailles

The Château de Versailles was built in the 17th century as a demonstration of French supremacy in Europe. It is the most popular castle in France. It has a complex of buildings, gardens, and terraces with lavish decorations, Renaissance art, and captivating beauty. At the Versailles, you can visit the State Apartment, Hall of Queens, or take a stroll in the famous “French” gardens.

Other attractions in Paris include, Le Marais, Arc of Triumph, Musée d’Orsay, Cathédrale Notre-Dame, and so much more.