- By Kevin
- On Sep 15, 2017
- Travel Tips
Paris is the capital city of France as well as its most populous one.Being the 3rd most visited city in the world,there are lots of things to do in Paris.Founded in the 3rd Century BC,Paris is best known as the home to various most visited museums in the world.Paris tourist attractions,the best things to see&do as below:
Champs Elysées/Arc of Triumph
Under the spell of ancient Roman architecture,Napoleon commissioned Jean Chalgrin the design of a triumphal arch dedicated to the glory of imperial armies.Built in the 19th century,it is the largest monument of its kind in the world.Impressive sculptures adorn its pillars.In addition,the names of 558 generals and the great victories are engraved on the top of the arc.Under the Arc de Triomphe is the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier of France.
The panoramic terrace above the door offers a beautiful view of Paris.50 meters high,45 meters wide and 22 meters deep,the Arc de Triomphe is located on the Place de l'Etoile which leads to the Champs Elysees which is nicknamed"the most beautiful avenue in the world."It stands on 1.9 km between Place de la Concorde and the Arc de Triomphe.There are many luxury boutiques(Louis Vuitton,Cartier,Guerlain,Montblanc…),places of ehntertainment(Lido,cinemas),famous cafes and restaurants(Fouquet's).
Cruise on the Seine
Find the best way to visit the"City of Light"enjoying a cruise on the Seine,especially at night.When the sun sets,the monuments are lit slowly.You get a panoramic view to the forefront so you can enjoy the beauty of Paris:Eiffel Tower,Notre Dame,Pont Alexandre III and many more.