Famous Monuments in Paris
Dig into history while visiting the famous landmarks in Paris
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Historical Monuments In Paris (France)
Crammed with a bevy of historical monuments, one can make the most of their journey with a visit to the famous monuments in Paris, and take a dig into the rich culture and history of this astounding location. It is a city which is charming and attracts lakhs of tourists every year. The romantic vibe which Paris has in its air attract couples in large number. Not just the museums and the iconic Eiffel Tower but there are various other charms that make this place worth-traveling like quirky cafes, extravagant malls and much more. The historical monuments, streets, art galleries and the natural beauty of this place speaks for itself and lures everyone to experience it at least once in life.
Here are some of the major historical sites in Paris that must visit on this tour to understand the complicated past of the city.
The Eiffel Tower
The Eiffel tower is an epic monument which was built in the year 1889. It is the monument that defines the skyline of Paris, it is a popular tourist spot and the most visited monument in world. Gustave Eiffel’s indelible tower is France’s icon and it symbolizes the magic of Paris to the romantics around the world. Tower has three levels that are open to the visitors. If you aren’t scared of heights then it's definitely a view to enjoy which will remain in your memory forever.
Cathedral of Notre Dame
Visit to Paris won’t be complete without visiting this Gothic masterpiece of Notre Dame. Located alongside the banks of Seine River, it is one of the major cathedrals in world. This is the place that can engage the people even when one has already visited the place. Climb bell tower to get close up look at popular gargoyles and the beautiful view of the center of the Paris.
This is the place that is called as romantic square of Paris. The place Dauphine exudes the Parisian charm and it is the place that has a historic ambiance. Set right on tip of ile de la Cite and is at the center of the city which is near Notre Dame Cathedral, Pont Neuf and Sainte Chapelle. It is oldest bridge of Paris. This is the leafy gem that one should not miss during the visit to the city of Paris.
Hotel des Invalides has a shimmering golden dome that has a splendid sight at 7th arrondissement. It was built as a hospital and was the place where wounded soldiers are kept during 17th century. It is the stately building and home to national military museum, musee des Plans Relief and has got richly decorated tomb of the Napoleon Bonaparte.
Arc De Triomphe
It is one of the grandest monuments of Paris. Built for celebrating Napoleon's victory in the year 1806 at Austerlitz, it is a 164 feet tall architecture located above the Avenue des Champs-Elysees. This monument honors soldiers who have fought and also died during the French revolution and also in the Napoleonic wars and the World War I. There are carved names of the generals and major events or one can even climb on top for a great view of Paris.
Basilica of Sacre Coeur is the familiar landmark on the skyline of the city. Located at the top of Montmartre, this monument has a white façade and domes which can be spotted from major places of Paris. View of the city looks best from this Basilica.
The monuments of Paris provide the tourists with the best kind of view and is a great way of exploring the history and culture of the city. Eiffel Tower which is the most iconic structures in the world along with various museums like Chateau de Versailles and the Louvre Museum are the most striking monuments not just in Paris but all over the world. Besides these monuments, the buzzing streets, malls, and cafes in Paris are equally beautiful which tourists must explore on their own on their trip to Paris.
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FAQ's of Paris
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What are the other famous monuments in Paris?
In addition to the above mentioned monuments, one can visit to Conciergerie, Sainte-Chapelle, Opera National de Paris, Pantheon, Notre Dame de Paris, and more in Paris.
How many monuments are in Paris?
Historical enthusiasts can visit to 31 monuments on their Paris tour.
What are the famous buildings in Paris?
In addition to monuments, one can also visit to famous museums, like: Louvre Museum and Musée d’Orsay along with Alpine Garden, The Wall of Love, Statue of Liberty, and other architectures.
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