The Most Flat Out Gorgeous Locations In Paris.
Whether you plan on going to Paris or you’re just in the mood to read up on some of Paris’ goodness this blog post is made just for you.
And if you do plan on travelling to Paris we have a 13 essentials you won’t want to forget in a blog post, here!
1. Eiffel Tower.
Behold the Eiffel Tower or should we say the most visited tourist attraction in the world.
Locally nicknamed “La dame de fer” or “Iron lady” the tower was built by Alexandre-Gustave Eiffel for the Paris Exhibition in 1889. The now global icon was initially met with criticism from its local artists.
The tower is 330 meters tall or about the height of an 81 storey building and has three levels for tourists. The top level observation deck is 278 meters above ground, the highest accessible to the public in the European Union.
2. Louvre Museum.
The Mona Lisa is one of the most valuable paintings in the world. It holds the Guinness World Record for the highest-known painting insurance valuation in history at US$100 million in 1962.
3. Pont Neuf.
Pont Neuf which ironically means “new bridge” is the oldest bridge on the Seine River. It stands by the western downstream of Ile de la Cite.
If you venture on the bridge you’ll find locks on it, the previous locks were taken down ,but if this is new to you they’re a symbol of love.
Newly found couples typically go on the bridge and lock a new lock on it with their initials carved in.
4. Cathedral Notre Dame.
Next up, Notre-Dame de Paris which is french for “Our lady of Paris. The cathedral is a fine example of French Gothic architecture as it stands in Ile de la Cite next to Latin Quarter.
An island in the Seine river, the Ile de la Cite is the geographic centre of Paris. The cathedral is beautifully decorated in sculptures and gargoyles.
Montmartre is a hill between rue Caulaincourt and rue Custine on the north, rue de Clignancourt on the east, and boulevard de Clichy and boulevard de Rochechouart to the south.
Montmartre is know extensively for its artistic history and unsurprisingly it has the wall of love.
The wall was created in 2000 by calligraphist Fédéric Baron and mural artist Claire Kito and writes out “I love you” in all the major languages.
The Seine is a 777 meter river in Paris, talk about lucky.
The river crosses Pont Neuf among other famous bridges and it’s known for it’s late night boat cruises.
The cruises can only be romantic on this beautiful body of water.
7. Av. des Champs-Élysées / Arc De Triomphe.
The location is popularised for it’s luxury stores from Louis Vuitton to Cartier, among many other french clothing icons.
It is famously regarded and depicted as the most beautiful avenue in the world.
The Arc de Triomphe honours those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, with the names of all French victories and generals inscribed on its inner and outer surfaces.