When you are looking for romance, there’s a strong possibility that you end up in France. Paris, the French capital, is often called the city of lights and the city of love. As the unspoken fashion capital of the world, it is also just as famous for art and culture. You don’t have to mention anything beyond Paris attractions to be reminded of the innumerable landmarks found all around this beautiful city.
1. Eiffel Tower
Extending for more than 1,000 feet, the Paris attraction is located in the Champ de Mars Park. As a world wonder, it is one of the most photographed places in the world. Riding the elevator can provide you with a grand view of almost all Paris attractions. The tower is also so fine and well-equipped that there are two restaurants that you can dine situated in the tower.
As the world’s most visited museum, this Paris attraction is found in the Louvre Palace which features the glass pyramid at the entrance. There are more than a million objects in the museum, ranging from the Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci to the ‘Dying Slave’ by Michelangelo. The apartments of Napoleon III, as well as antiques from Egypt, can also be found here.
3. Arc de Triomphe
Constructed in 1806, the triumphs of Napoleon Bonaparte were celebrated by this Paris attraction, which was 50 meters tall. The victorious battles were depicted in great detail, even containing the names of soldiers who died fighting for the Emperor. The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, a memoir of the First World War, can also be found beneath the arch of this Paris attraction.
4. Notre Dame de Paris
A trip to France would be incomplete without visiting this famous Paris attraction. Its height is more than 120 meters. The church stands tall as an example of splendid French Gothic Architecture since the 13th century.
The basilica is found on the Montmartre hill’s highest point. Touring this Paris attraction gives you a view of stained-glass windows and gold mosaics as well as the largest clock of the world, which are all centuries old.
6. Palace of Versailles
When it was built, it was established as a hunting lodge and later housed the king’s court. The Paris attraction saw splendid treasures everywhere and soon became one of the most visited places in France. Visitors enjoy the 357 mirrors in the Hall of mirrors that decorate 17 arches as well as the vast gardens.
7. Champs- Elysees
Champ- Elysees is a tree-lined avenue found in Paris’ most famous street and is often described as the world’s most beautiful avenue. The military parade that takes place on Bastilles day generally takes place at this Paris attraction.
Besides these attractions, France is the home of some of the finest designers of the world like Christian Dior, Yves Saint-Laurent, and L’Oreal. If all else fails, you should gear up for a huge shopping spree when you visit France. You can find everything from open-air markets, flea markets as well as boutiques and designer stores. You can also expect to find some of the finest shopping malls at France.