Friday, October 21, 2011

Paris France guide

Eiffel Tower

The most famous monument in Paris was built by Gustave Eiffel for the World Expo 1889, the centenary of the French Revolution, is celebrating 120 years in 2009!. 318 meters to 10,100 tons, this is the monument in the world best remembered and most visited in Europe! If you did not ascend the Eiffel Tower, you have not been to Paris .. Boutiques and restaurants make the program memorable! If you are full of energy, climb the stairs to the 3rd platform. The wisest course is to take the elevator, and take a thousand pictures ... The view seems postcard,! And very, very romantic!
 The tour is required ... Prepare for long lines, especially on week-ends, and our tip is to go in the 2nd or 3rd Saturday at 9am in the morning. Price: € 3.50 to € 9.90 € 5.30 adults and children under 12 years.

Champs  Elysées

The most famous avenue in the world, was created in 1667 by landscape architect André Le Nôtre, where the famous Arc de Triomphe. All lined with numerous cafes, restaurants and shops today and ride a tourist, but mandatory.
If you are in Paris on 14 July enjoy the feast of the Bastille Day, with parades and fireworks in the most beautiful avenue in the world!

Arch of Triumph

Inspired by the Arch of Titus, this monument in the heart of Paris was planned by Napoleon to celebrate his military victories.
 The Arc was completed in 1836 and is one of the great landmarks of Paris, after all there is famous Champs Elysees!
 There is a museum inside and in honor of the Unknown Soldier, where a flame is lit every day at 6:30 in the evening. Illuminated is a show! Wake up, yes, you're in Paris! From there depart 12 avenues, a madness for the drivers. Visits from 9:30 am to 23:00 pm. (Place Charles de Gaulle, Metro Charles-de-Gaulle Etoile, and tel. 01 55 37 73 77

Notre Dame

This wonderful cathedral along the Seine is one of the landmarks of Paris! Gothic, was begun in 1163 in the Middle Ages! Were 170 years of efforts from thousands of medieval architects and craftsmen.

 It was built over a Roman temple and completed in 1330. Note the most beautiful stained glass windows (XIII century) in the background! Several kings and queens were crowned and there was also the scene of violence, when it was looted by revolutionaries, the tank turned into wine. Being recovered and restored at the time of Napoleon. It is the famous cathedral of "Hunchback of Notre Dame", beautiful! AS10 am Mass on Sundays. 17:30 am and you can hear playing the precious organ of 7,800 pipes! It is worth climbing its 422 steps and the view from the top and the famous gargoyles of the most beautiful cities! (Place du Parvis Notre-Dame, Saint-Michel metro)

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