France is the most favored tourist destinations in Europe, and its capital city Paris witness massive inflow of tourists from all parts of the globe every year for the numerous attractions it offers to every traveler of different age groups. Paris is renowned for historical monuments, rich history and culture, magnificent museums, and a vibrant nightlife. Paris has earned sobriquets like the city of Lights and City of love because of its rich art and culture, fashion, entertainment, and tradition. The Paris has enormous numbers of excellent restaurants and boasts of vivacious nightlife that pull many visitors of different age groups to the city.
The Eiffel Tower is the iconic symbol of Paris and is the most preferred tourist spot of every traveler visiting the country. Situated in the Champ de Mars Park, the 1000 foot iron structure is the one of the most photographed attractions in the world and houses two excellent restaurants in the tower. The elevator facility available in the tower helps the visitors to enjoy the breathtaking view of the city and presents perfect photograph opportunity for the millions of tourists.
Saint Chapel located in Paris is a royal chapel designed in Gothic style and attracts a large number of visitors for its stunning and intricate designs that took many years to complete. Visitors will be dazzled by the 1113 stained glass windows found in the chapel that is intended to depict the biblical scenes from the old and new testaments. More than 900,000 tourists visit the Saint Chapel every year, which is considered one of the Gothic wonders of the medieval times.
Louvre museum has the unique distinction of attracting most visitors in the world, which is located in the Louvre Palace and is renowned for its pyramid-like entrance made of glass, presenting a stunning view to the many visitors. The museum is the house of more than 1 million ancient objects that includes rarest and world famous paintings like Leonardo DA Vinci’s “Mona Lisa,” Michelangelo’s “Dying Slave” and the Greek statue, “Venus of Milo.”
Notre Dame de Paris:
A trip to Paris will not be complete without a visit to the world famous church which is considered as the perfect example of the magnificent Gothic architecture. The designs and intricacies of style found in the two massive towers, splendid sculptures, Gothic styled carvings, rose windows and collection of relics are the major attraction that draws millions of visitors every year.
Arc de Triomphe:
The famous memorial reflects the battle victories achieved by the Great Napoleon Bonaparte with the names of the soldiers who gave their life for the success are engraved in the 164 feet tall arch. A tomb of an unknown soldier is placed beneath the arch.
It is an internationally renowned museum in Paris and houses numerous iconic paintings of many eminent artists like Van Gough, Monet, Degas, Cezanne, and Pissaro. The museum is located in the old railway station and is in the compulsory visit list of artists and art lovers and draws many art enthusiasts from around the world.