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Cathedral Notre Dame de Paris

Notre Dame Cathedral is located on the eastern part of the Île de la Cité in Paris. It's of Gothic style and is considered the finest example of this kind of architecture. It is one of the most visited attractions in this city and is still used as a Roman Catholic cathedral.
Notre Dame de Paris


The Eiffel Tower

Despite the fact that half of Paris was ready to clobber Eiffel for designing it and getting the city to approve having it plonked down next to the Seine for the World's Fair 1898 the eiffel tower won the hearts of millions around the world. It is now the symbol of the planet's most visited city and it is awesome to stand next to it.
Eiffel Tower


Palace of Versailles

An Unesco’s World Heritage Site recognized and respected all over the world through History because of its importance, the Palace of Versailles will always be a must as a destination for all tourists that visit France.
Palace of Versailles


Basilica of the Sacré Coeur

Also known as the “Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus of Paris”, since it is devoted to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and 58 000 people that died during the war.
Basilica of the Sacré Coeur


La Villette science museum

There is too much to say about this incredible museum: As a science museum it is the biggest in the whole of Europe, it served and the meeting centre for the International Salon for Peace Initiatives in 2008.
La Villette science museum


Natural history museum

A heritage of the Paris Royal Botanical Garden created in 1635, the Paris Natural History Museum displays its collections in the Jardin des Plantes.
Natural history museum


Musée de l'Armée

Located in Paris, it was first a home for disable soldiers as well as a hospital and now it is considered one of the most important and impressive Army Museums in the world and displays the largest Army collection in France.
Musée de l'Armée


Carnavalet Museum

Starting by an incredible Luis XIV sculpture on display there is no doubt this Museum will take your breath away. The museum consists of two main areas: The hôtels Carnavalet and the Peletier de Saint-Fargeau.
Carnavalet Museum


La Sainte-Chapelle

King Louis IX is the one responsible for the creation of this architectonical beauty. A must for whoever is traveling through Paris, it is a fact that most of what can be seen now is a re-creation but most of the original windows are still kept intact.
La Sainte-Chapelle


Musée Grévin

Named after the talented man who built the first sculptures for the Museum, This impressive Wax Museum has over 300 celebrities on display making it one the of the most interesting museums of its type in Europe.
Musée Grévin


Bibliothèque nationale

The Bibliothèque nationale de France is the National Library of France. It claims to be the archive for all the information that is published in France, and is considered to be one of the most modern libraries in the world. It is also internet accesible. http://www.bnf.fr.
Notre Dame de Paris


Place des Vosges

This square is in the old district Le Marais, between the Place de la Bastille and the Centre Georges Pompidou (Beaubourg). Here it is possible to visit Victor Hugo's house, enjoy the spring sun or enjoy reading a book in the summer. The square was created by Henri IV in 1605.
Place des Vosges


Basilica of the Sacré Coeur

If you get to the tallest point of this Basilica you'll have an amazing view of the city of Paris. It is also known as the "Basilica of the Sacred Heart". It is a Roman Catholic basilica and a popular landmark in Paris.
Basilica of the Sacré Coeur


Flea Market (Saint-Ouen)

This two-century-old Market (officially opened in 1885) may be one of the most interesting and fun tourist attractions and the largest flea (antiques) market in the world (7 hectares).
Flea Market (Saint-Ouen)






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