DESTINATION PARIS, FRANCE
For the World's Fair of 1889 in Paris which commemorated the 100th anniversary of the French Revolution, the Eiffel Tower was built, the best-known landmark in Paris and tallest structure in the world until 1930. The large scale display of electricity and light bulbs at the world's fairs of 1889 and 1900, which was a first in the world, earned Paris the nickname 'City of Lights'.
Arondissements of Paris,
Attractions in Paris,
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Bois de Boulogne,
Chateau de Bagatelle,
Place de la Concorde,
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ARONDISSEMENTS OF PARIS|
The city of Paris is divided into twenty arrondissements municipaux administrative districts, more simply referred to as arrondissements. For a quick way to locate, the number of the arrondissement is indicated by the last two digits in most Parisian postal codes - 75001 up to 75020 ...
ATTRACTIONS IN PARIS|
Paris' sights include monuments and architecture, such as its Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower and neo-classic Haussmannian boulevards and buildings as well as museums, operas and concert halls. There are also more modern attractions such as its suburban Disneyland Paris ...
ATTRACTIONS OF PARIS:
Arc de Triomphe,
Fountains of Paris,
Notre Dame du Paris,
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MUSEUMS & GALLERIES OF PARIS|
Paris' museums and galleries are among its highest-esteemed attractions; tourism has motivated both the city and national governments to create new ones. The city's most prized museum, the Louvre, welcomes over 8 million visitors a year ...
MUSEUMS & GALLERIES OF PARIS:
Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris,
Maison du Balzac,
Catacombs of Paris,
Galerie du Jeu de Paume,
Musee de l'Orangerie,
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Bois de Boulogne|
The Bois de Boulogne is a park located along the western edge of the 16th arrondissement of Paris, near the suburb of Boulogne-Billancourt. The Bois de Boulogne has an area 2.5 times larger than Central Park in New York, and 3.3 times larger than Hyde Park in London ...
The Boulevard Saint-Germain is a major street in Paris on the Left Bank (south side) of the Seine river. It curves in an arc from the Pont de Sully in the east to the Pont de la Concorde (the bridge to the Place de la Concorde) in the west and traverses the 5th, 6th and 7th arrondissements ...
The Boulevard Saint-Michel is one of the two major streets in the Latin Quarter of Paris. It is a tree-lined boulevard which runs south from the pont Saint-Michel on the Seine river and the Place Saint-Michel, crosses the boulevard Saint-Germain and continues alongside the Sorbonne and the Luxembourg gardens ...
Chateau de Bagatelle|
The Chateau de Bagatelle is a small chateau in the Bois de Boulogne in the XVIe arrondissement of Paris. There is also a Chateau de Bagatelle located near Abbeville in northern France. The chateau was initially built as a small hunting lodge built for the Marechal d'Estrees in 1720 ...
Moulin Rouge (French for red windmill) is a traditional cabaret, built in 1889 by Joseph Oller who already owned the Paris Olympia. Situated in the red-light district of Pigalle on Boulevard de Clichy in the 18th arrondissement, near Montmartre, Paris, France, it is famous for the large red imitation windmill on its roof ...
Place de la Concorde|
The Place de la Concorde is one of the major squares in Paris, France. The Place was designed by Ange-Jacques Gabriel in 1755 as a moat-skirted octagon between the Champs-Elysees to the west and the Tuileries Gardens to the east. Filled with statues and fountains, the area was named Place Louis XV to honor the king ...
Palace of Versailles|
The Chateau de Versailles —or simply Versailles— is a royal chateau, in Versailles, France. In English it is often referred to as the Palace of Versailles. When the chateau was built Versailles was a country village, but it is now a suburb of Paris with city status in its own right. From 1682, when King Louis XIV moved from Paris ...
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