Paris – Explore the Beauty of the Fashion Capital of the World
Paris, the beautiful capital of France is situated on the banks of Seine River. The ‘fashion capital’ and ‘city of romance’ is also famous for outstanding works of art, design, cosmetics, entertainment and food. Home of many iconic landmarks, Paris is certainly one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world.
Major tourist attractions
Eiffel Tower: It is an iconic symbol of the city with a towering height of 1000 feet. This iron structure situated in the Champ de Mars Park was constructed in 1889.
Located in the Louvre Palace, it hosts timeless artworks like ‘Mona Lisa’ by Leonardo da Vinci, ‘Dying Slave’ by Michelangelo and the Greek statue ‘Venus of Milo’.
Arc de Triomphe:
The 164-feet tall and 148-feet wide structure with elaborate artworks showing the many victorious battles of Napoleon Bonaparte and names of the soldiers who sacrificed their lives in them.
Notre Dame Cathedral:
Built in the 13th century and standing around 120 meters tall, this church hosts beautiful gothic carvings, sculptures, collection of relics and beautiful rose windows.
The white-domed basilica on the Montmartre hill is famous for its marble structure and beautiful interior. It hosts one of the world’s largest clocks along with stainless glass windows and gold mosaics.
Located in a past railway station, this art-museum hosts finest collections of impressionist paintings by Van Gogh, Cezanne, Monet, Degas, Renoir Jean-Francois Millet and Pissarro.
Interesting activities to enjoy
Dine at the Eiffel Tower:
Have the time of your life with a sumptuous dinner in the two restaurants in the Eiffel Tower while enjoying a panoramic view of the city,
Seine River cruise:
Watch the beauty of Paris up-close while cruising along the Seine River in about 2-3 hours relaxing ride in bateau mouche. Enjoy gourmet meal, champagne and sightseeing with commentary on board.
The Moulins Rouge show:
Watch one of the most colorful and spectacular cabaret shows in Europe with French cancan dancers and showgirls setting the stage ablaze.
With lush lawn, flowers, fruit orchards, beautiful statues and fountains it is a beautiful picnic spot. Kids can enjoy racing sailboats, puppet show and ride the oldest merry-go-round.
Shop at Rue Saint-Honore:
Shop (or window shop) for some of world’s premium fashion brands. From clothes to bags, sunglasses and other accessories, treat your eyes with world’s best designer products.
You can arrive in Paris at the Charles De Gaulle or Orly Airport (about 45 km from the center of the city) by catching a flight from almost any major countries of the world. Many types of transportation options including taxi, bus, tram, train, etc. are available to travel within the city including the interesting bike tours and scooter tours.
Paris is a compact city, well-connected by public and private transportation of various types. This makes it possible to stay in any part of the city and still be able to travel around with relative ease. You can find a suitable accommodation in the city that will suit your budget. There are luxurious hotels as well as budget accommodations.