PARIS – 3 OF THE BEST ATTRACTIONS IN THIS LOVELY CITY
Paris is a gorgeous city filled with a romantic atmosphere that can enrich anybody’s vacation. There are many beautiful sights to see in this lovely city, but why not start your trip with these three.
It was built by Gustave Eiffel to commemorate the French Revolution’s centennial and was unveiled during the Exposition Universelle in Paris in 1889. With roughly 7 million tourists a year, it is one of the most visited sites in the world and stands 324 meters tall.
The Eiffel Tower 58, which spans two storeys and stands 58 meters above ground, is located on the first floor. The view from the second level is the greatest at 115 meters, with an expansive view of the earth below. Finally, on the 3rd level, at a height of 275 meters, you can view what Gustave Eiffel’s office looked like. It is also possible to use the stairs and ascend the steps if you’re the more daring type.
The Louvre is the world’s most visited art museum. This ancient building, a retired royal palace, is located in the heart of Paris and has a total area of 210,000 square meters, including 60,600 square meters for exhibitions.
The museum is comprised of 8 sections for you to peruse which are, Egyptian antiquities, Greek, Etruscan and Roman, Oriental antiquities, Sculptures of the Middle Ages, Renaissance and Modern Times, Islamic Art, Graphic Arts, Objects of Art and Paintings.
Montmartre is a 130-meter-high hill in Paris’s northwestern outskirts that gives its name to the neighbouring district. The white-domed Basilica of the Sacred Heart, situated at the summit, is its most famous feature.
If you’re in the area, stop by the Tertre Square, which is just a few blocks away from the Basilica. Many artists have set up their easels to paint tourists or to display their work. The Place du Tertre is a reminder of the early twentieth-century period when Montmartre was the epicentre of contemporary art, with numerous painters such as Vincent van Gogh working there. A few feet from the Square of Tertre is the Espace Salvador Dal, a museum dedicated mostly to the Spanish painter’s sculpture and drawings.