Tourist Attractions - During your
stay in the area you will definitely want to take
in some of the finest attractions in the world. You
will want to see the Eiffel Tower
and take the tour to the top. There are magnificent
views from the top. It used to be the world’s
tallest building in 1889.
Next on your list should be a stop at Leonardo da
Vinci’s painting’s home. “Mona Lisa”
is house in the Musee du Louvre and
you should make every effort to spend some time in
this fantastic museum. Hours will fly by before you
know it. Make every effort to see the Pantheon where
the famous writers Emile Zola, Victor Hugo, Jean-Jacques
Rousseau and Voltaire have their resting place.
Château de Versailles and
the Palais-Royal are extravagant
buildings and grounds that you will love to see and
spend time admiring. Then do take a look at Napoleon's
Tomb and the La Place de la Concorde for more sightseeing
In the City of Paris you will have
so much to look at, to admire and to partake in. We
hope you make every effort to do and see as much as
you possibly can. Below we have made our top ten choices
for the Attractions
in Paris, France. There are so many
more to see. The city is filled with interesting sightseeing
opportunities and we urge you to see as many as you
can. Go ahead and see them all.
Champ de Mars
Paris, 75007 France
Phone: +33 1 44 11 23 45
For the 1889 World Fair The Eiffel Tower was designed
by Gustave Eiffel and it was the tallest building in
the world then. It is now the world’s most visited
monument and a lift takes you all the way to the top
for some absolutely magnificent views of the city of
Musee du Louvre
99, rue de Rivoli
(Rue du Louvre)
Paris, 75001 France
Phone: +33 1 40 20 51 51
The Musee du Louvre was originally built to defend Paris
from the Vikings in 1793 and now it is a museum. It
houses Egyptian, Oriental, Roman and Greek works of
art and the Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa”.
This wonderful museum is free for children under 18.
Place du Pantheon
Paris, 75005 France
Phone: +33 1 44 32 18 00
The Pantheon was built between 1794 and 1790 and it
is was commissioned by king Louis XV. The reason he
had it built was in honor of Saint-Genevieve for curing
him of his grave illness. It is the resting place of
famous writers such as Emile Zola, Victor Hugo, Jean-Jacques
Rousseau and Voltaire.
Château de Versailles
Versailles, 78000 France
Phone: +33 1 30 83 78 00
The Château de Versailles was built in 1668 and
became the largest place in Paris. Interior highlights
are the Wall of Mirrors and the Royal Apartments. The
Sun King (Louis XIV) enjoyed likening himself to Apollo,
(God of the arts, peace and the sun!) and commissioned
architects to build this phenomenal sight.
Place du Palais-Royal
Paris, 75001 France
The Palais-Royal was 1629 for Cardinal de Richelieu.
In the 18th century it was used for great meetings of
the minds. 13th July 1789 (the night before the storming
of the Bastille), and chose the Palais arches for rebellion.
The building is closed to the public, but the gardens
offer beautiful views and scenery.
Musee de la Mode et du Textile
107, rue de Rivoli
Paris, 75001 France
Phone: +33 1 44 55 57 50
Musee de la Mode et du Textile has 80,000 pieces in
its collection of costumes and fashions. These pieces
are all from the dress designs of the 18th century.
They are all absolutely beautiful. Parisian legends
such as YSL Chanel and Dior collections as well as some
young designers' work also features in temporary exhibits.
Champs-Elysee is a stretch of road in Paris filled with
boutiques like Cartier and Lacoste and other shops along
the avenue. It is new modern Paris filled with old world
Paris interesting places and shops. It is a fantastic
place for a lover of shopping to be at in Paris.
Cite des sciences et de l'industrie
30, avenue Corentin-Cariou
Paris, 75019 France
Phone: +33 1 40 05 80 00
A museum of history and science the Cite des sciences
et de l'industrie is famous for the Geode dome and a
180 degree cinema. There is also a children’s
multi media museum where they can also learn at a different
pace. It is a great place to spend an afternoon or day.
Esplanade des Invalides
Phone: +45 55 92 30
In Napoleon Bonaparte (b.1769) died and this fantastic
memorial that was built between 1843-53 and now serves
as his final resting place. Also in the area is the
Musee de l'Armee. It is the French war museum. It is
worth a special look because it is made of five gigantic
Place de la Concorde (La)
(rue Boissy D'anglas)
Paris, 75008 France
Phone: Aucun telephone disponible
The Place de la Concorde was built in between the years
of 1755 and 1775 by an architect named Gabriel and it
was renamed Place de la Revolution in 1792. Many executions
took place in the year 2800 in the guillotine. The Louqsor
obelisk has been standing at the center of the square
since the year 1840.