5 must see sights in Paris, France

Posted: 17 Jul 2019, 18:42 by TotalsAdmin20, Updated: 16 Mar 2021, 12:10

The French capital city, Paris, is known across the world for its arts, fashion, food and culture. It is one of Europe's most popular cities for people to visit. Paris has no shortage of sights to see and those sights cover a large array of genres. We’ve compiled a list of the best five sights to visit when in the elegant French city, Paris… 

Louvre
An art lovers dream. Established in the city in the 18th century the Louvre museum has become one of the largest museums in the world. Its collection includes over 38,000 items, the museum’s collection includes objects such as paintings, drawings and sculptures. All of which are held in one of France’s most impressive buildings, the Louvre Palace. The glass pyramid which was added at a later date has become an iconic symbol of the museum. Entrance to the museum is set at 15 euros and it is open to the public six days of the week. 

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Eiffel Tower
One of the world's most iconic structures. Standing at 324 metres in height and built out of wrought iron the tower is a French Landmark and can be seen from across Paris. It was built in the years 1887-1889 and became the tallest man-made structure in the world, a title it held for 40 years. The tower is one of the most visited sights in Europe, it has three observation decks and you can enter and use the observation decks for 25 euros.

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Arc de Triomphe
A huge monument at the heart of the city. The arch is 50 metres high and 45 metres wide and it is known as ‘The Star’, as 12 avenues lead to the centred junction it is on. The Neoclassical triumphal arch was unveiled in the city in 1836. It was built to honour the people that fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. The monument is decorated by heroic nude French youths battling against German warriors. The monument has an observation deck that you can visit for elevated views of the city, access to the deck costs 8 euros.   

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Champs-Élysées
Arguably the most fashionable street in the world. The Champs-Elysees stretches for over a mile and is full of high-end fashion shops that attract many fashionistas daily. Also on the street is restaurants and cafes for people to enjoy. The street has a friendly and welcoming vibe and doesn’t just play to the rich, it is welcoming to all.

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Tuileries Garden
One of the most beautiful parks in the whole of Paris. It was created in 1564 as the garden of the Tuileries Palace that formerly existed on the site up until the 19th century. It was made a public park in the 17th century. It is a green space that covers 28 hectares and is a mixture of lawns, fountains and ponds that make for a great place to socialise or relax. The park is free to visit daily.

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