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about Paris , Paris. . .the name is synonymous with high style. Undoubtedly one of the world's great cities, France's storied capital is one of the world's most captivating cities, brimming over with art, culture and history , from the iconic Eiffel Tower and world-famous Louvre -the world's largest museum- to the dramatically Gothic Notre Dame Cathedral in the heart of the city and the swanky shops and cafes of the Champs-Elysees.

Other locations to visit include, the Art de Triomphe, and Napoleons Tomb in Les Invalides. Other less well-known places include the Saint Chapelle with its gorgeous glass and the Orangerie gallery with its giant Monet water lillies. enjoy and the restaurants of the Latin Quarter and so much more.

Paris hosts many festivals and events, such as The French Open tennis tournament, -the French Open is one of the four events that together are known as the tennis 'Grand Slam'- , Bastille Day, and the Tour de France bike race, which finishes on the Champs-lyses.

places worth seeing, In every season the city is always alive. Sightseeing is an endless pleasure in Paris. At every corner you can find the most romantic square or the most appealing old building design. If you want to visit Paris off the beaten track, here is the perfect way to learn about Paris history and culture.

A visit to the elegant European city of Paris would be incomplete without a visit to the famous Eiffel. Gustave Eiffel, the architect of the Eiffel Tower could never have guessed that it would become Pariss signature sight and attract more than six million visitors a year .In 1889, when the Eiffel Tower was completed, it was the tallest building in the world and since, the Eiffel Tower has become an symbol of the city. It was built as a temporary structure to commemorate the centenary of the French Revolution and was opened by the Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII of England.

The Louvre Museum is one of the great, oldest, most important and famous art museums in the world and an extraordinary collection of paintings, sculptures and antiquities from all over the world. The best-known attraction is Leonardo da Vincis Mona Lisa, The Virgin and Child with St. Anne, Madonna of the Rocks and Alexandros of Antioch's Venus de Milo. The permanent collections are divided into Egyptian, Greek, Roman and Asian antiquities, painting, drawings, sculpture and objects dart.

how to get Paris , In Paris have two airports, most visitors fly into one of Paris's two airports: Roissy Charles de Gaulle and Orly.

Paris Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport is 14 miles (23km) north east of Paris, Paris Orly Airport is nine miles (14km) south of Paris.

Both airports have direct bus and train service into Paris, and excellent connections by plane, train or road to other cities throughout france. For instance, there is a TGV station right at Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport.

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