|02-04-2010, 07:37 AM
Join Date: Feb 2010
Paris - The Perfect Travel Destination
Paris is the world's most popular tourist destination, attracting some 30 million visitors each year. Yet with so many fantastic cultural offerings - such as the city's countless museums and galleries - to prominent fashion, music and performance art scenes, there's something for everyone in Paris. So head to Paris this summer, and discover all the splendours of the city for yourself!
One of Paris' alluring qualities is that it caters to all types of holidaymakers. So whether you're seeking a romantic getaway, a cultural city break, or a relaxing holiday, Paris is sure to deliver with its colourful array of faces. Couples can relish in the city's many romantic spots, such as the top of the Eiffel Tower, the Champs-Elysées, the Arc de Triomphe, or along the Seine River for a moonlit walk. The city is also dotted with quaint cafes and restaurants, perfect for lovers to hide out in while enjoying a fine meal, delicious wine, and each other's company. After a romantic getaway in Paris, couples will discover just why it's called the "City of Love".
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|02-23-2010, 01:03 AM
Join Date: Feb 2010
. La Tour Eiffel (The Eiffel Tower) was built by engineer Gustave Eiffel in 1889, in celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the French Revolution (1789). Initially considered an eyesore, today it is the landmark of ParisParisParis. At 984 feet (300 m) high, the tower offers a spectacular panoramic view of the entire city from all directions. The view at sunset is especially breathtaking, and well worth the long line to the top.__________________
2. Notre Dame de ParisParisParis (Notre Dame Cathedral) is the first cathedral to be built, marking ParisParisParis as the capital of France. Its construction began in 1163, but took almost two centuries to complete. The cathedral is designed based on Gothic architecture, with several large rose windows, colorful stained glasses, pointed arches and spires, and innovative sculptures, such as gargoyles. The cathedral saw many historical moments, including the crowning of Henry VI of England in 1430.
3. La Musée du Louvre (The Louvre Museum), a fortress in the Middle Ages, is now home to Leonardo Da Vinci's world-renowned painting, the Mona Lisa, and an impressive collection of art and antiquities from the world over. Six million people visit the Louvre Museum in ParisParisParis every year to admire its exhibits and collections. It would take months to complete a tour of everything in the museum. Therefore, it is recommended to choose what to see first and leave the rest for another visit.
4. Le Jardin des Tuileries (Tuileries Garden) is a beautiful park in the heart of ParisParisParis. This 61.8-acre (25-hectare) park was initially built for Catherine de Médicis in 1559. The park is an amazing place to unwind from a long day of sightseeing in ParisParisParis. There are two fascinating museums to visit within the park itself – Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume and La Musée de L'Orangérie. One may also enjoy a cup of coffee by the many fountains and sculptures in the park.
5. L'Avenue des Champs-Élysées (The Champs-Élysées Avenue), featuring luxurious boutiques and awe-inspiring automobile showrooms, is not to be missed. The long avenue leads towards the Arc de Triomphe, an arch constructed under Napoléon Bonaparte's reign in 1806 as a symbol of victories during his time. The arch was built over the tomb of an unknown soldier, and a constant flame is lit to commemorate him and others who perished during the two World Wars. The avenue is also the site of major celebrations, such as New Year's Eve and French National Day on 14 July.
|10-25-2010, 01:13 AM
Join Date: Aug 2009
Well, Paris is one of the most fascinating and a romantic city in Europe and it’s also known as ‘the city of light’. Tourist visits every year in this wonderful city in a huge numbers, the beauty of Paris is outstanding architectural, historical places, restaurants as well as the best beaches are located over there.
Paris is the ideal destination and I truly love especially its Eiffel Tower and Montmartre Hill.
|01-03-2013, 05:12 AM
Join Date: Oct 2012
Travelling to Paris is always an exciting for all and also there are many people who wants to go at there.There are many popular places at there and some popular destination attracts the traveller to visit at there.
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