This article is mainly devoted to some most popular attractions and sights in Paris, as well as some very charming places near the attractions.
Eiffel Tower is a world-famous architecture and a most representative attraction in Paris. When visiting Paris, surely it is must visit spot. Near the Eiffel Tower, there are some attractive museums, such as the Musee du Quai Branly, the Musee Marmottan Monet, and the Palais de Chaillot and its museum.
Among those world-famous and significant museums, the Louvre holds an incomparable collection of statuary, historic artifacts, and arts. And the beautiful Tuilleries Gardens is just nearby.
Notre Dame is a historic spot in Paris. In its surrounding, there is the Palais de Justice, the Conciergerie, the Saint Chapelle, the Pont Neuf Bridge.
The Latin Quarter
The Latin Quarter is also known as Paris’s “intellectual capital”, for it holds the Pantheon, the Sorbonne, the Delacroix Museum, and the Museums of the Middle Ages. The Luxembourg Gardens, situated in the middle of the city, is a very wonderful park. St. Germain-des-Pres is a main shopping area filled with coffee shops, restaurants, and interesting boutiques. And in the Church of Saint-Sulpice, Dan Vinci Code fans can have a lot fun.
Champs Elysees can be regarded as Paris’s romantic center, with popular shopping and streets. Tourists here can have a view of Arc de Triomphe.
The Saint Louis des Invalides church is home to the final resting places of Napoleon I and some other France’s military heroes. Around it, there is the Rodin Museum, and the grand Museum of the Impressionists.
Another popular destination in Paris is Montmartre, which is often used as a scene appeared in movies, paintings, and novels.
Pere Lachaise Cemetery
Pere Lachaise Cenetery is the final resting place of many outstanding persons, and is a historic attraction in Paris.
The Marias is an ancient attraction in Paris. And around it, there is Musee Picasso, the Musee Carnavalet, Les Halles, the Pompidou Center, the City Hall of Paris, the Stately Hotel de Ville, and the Place de la Bastille.
During the French Revolution, the Place de la Concorde as well its obelisk was used as the site to execute many of the royalty. Around it, there are many shopping areas, including the Grand Magasins, the Galeries Lafayette and so on.