5 Top Places to Visit While in Paris

There are different places and sights in Paris that have the potential to attract the attention of tourists. Would you like to see the beauty of this city? If you are planning to enjoy this city in full then it is important to visit its most popular and famous tourist attractions. How to find such tourist attractions in this city?

Actually, finding tourist attractions in Paris is not an issue because there are lots of sources that can provide you with updated information and knowledge. In addition to that, the internet is full of travel blogs that share a lot of useful information.

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One of the most popular tourist attractions in Paris is without doubt the Eiffel Tower. Build in 1889, this tower celebrated 100 years of the French Revolution and since then has attracted millions of tourists from all over the world. The person who is responsible for the construction of the tower is Gustave Eiffel and after he finished his work, people named it after him.

You can enjoy the high parts of this tower by using the elevators located at its bottom. However, you will be required to wait long because of the hundreds of tourists, including local visitors. According to an estimate more than 6 million tourists visit the Eiffel Tower every year.

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A Dinner Cruise on the River Seine is the second most popular attraction in Paris. If you are looking for a place to enjoy the famous Paris romance, what better can you do than take a cruise on the River Seine? You will be able to enjoy the romantic sunset over the city of love. If you are thinking about getting married to your partner, this is a good place to pop the question.

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One of the oldest landmarks of Paris is the Notre Dame Cathedral. The building works began in 1163, but the building was completed in 1345. Being one of the oldest and most beautiful cathedrals in Europe, Notre Dame is now open for tourists. When visiting, you should climb on top of its towers to get an amazing picture of the surroundings.

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One of the largest boulevards of Paris is Champs Elysees that is also linked with the Arc de Triomphe. Built by Napoleon to celebrate his victories, today the Arc de Triomphe is located in the middle of two main roads, but it is still one of the most popular landmarks of Paris. For the best experience, visit the Arc de Triomphe and Champs Elysees at sunset.

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Do you want to see some more big cathedrals? If so, the Sainte Chapelle Church will be a good place for you. This church was built in 1248. During World War 2 most of the window glasses were removed for safe keeping, so now the cathedral looks the same way as when it was built.

Lastly, the catacombs are worth a visit. Paris is not really known for them but you really need to take a guided tour of the catacombs. You will feel like you have been transported back in time!

Olivia Watson

Olivia is a world traveler who has been to 27 countries in just over 15 years. She loves to share her knowledge of traveling to help others travel safer, cheaper and have more fun.


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