And even in Paris, not all windows overlooking the Eiffel Tower, a city without reason is considered one of the most beautiful in the world: the magnificent parks and gardens, landscaped embankments and broad avenues, austere Gothic architecture and magnificent palaces hardly anyone can remain indifferent. The city is famous for the unique dreamy atmosphere, as if it is created for romantic walks on Montmartre on a background of magic sunset under the quiet melodies of street musicians, and that it is most often associated with lovers and honeymoon. Paris — the capital of not only love, but also the world of fashion, and fans of exclusive dresses from top designers would kill for, to visit the expensive boutiques in the area of Rue de Rivoli and the famous Champs Elysées.
What to see and do in Paris
In Paris, as «mandatory» places where you should visit every guest that you can not really have time to see the city, but my head will only endless museums, art galleries, churches and palaces. If by some attractions have to give up, it does not matter, because the French capital is one of those cities where you want to return again and again.
The shortlist, in addition to the already mentioned the main symbol of the city, the Eiffel Tower, traditionally include Notre Dame, Luxembourg Gardens, and the Arc de Triomphe. Of course, you can not do without visiting the Grand Louvre. In this palace of art affects everyone, without exception, gigantic dimensions and dizzying collection of masterpieces, you can spend from a couple of hours to several days. Even if extensive cultural program not included in your plans, at least need to see with their own eyes the legendary Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci’s pen. It is not superfluous to look into the Orsay Museum with its impressive collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionists, as well as the Museum of Modern Art Georges Pompidou Centre, which holds works by Picasso, Dali, Pollock and Malevich.
An unusual experience will visit the cemetery Père Lachaise, which is not bleak: a green oasis in the center of the French capital, the unique collection of gravestones and a secluded place for reflection. Here it is buried Lafontaine and Molière, Edith Piaf and Amadeo Modigliani, Isadora Duncan and Honore de Balzac, as well as many other cultural figures, politicians and the military.
Another tourist mecca — this is certainly a brilliant Versailles, the former residence of French kings and, perhaps, the most famous palace in the world. Travellers with children will appreciate the advantage for Disneyland, also located not far from Paris. To appear in the French New York can go to the business district of La Défense, and go back to the end of the scenery XIXveka easily during the incendiary show in a classic theater «Moulin Rouge».
When to come
Paris totally unique and charming in its own way at any time of the year, and seasoned travelers can be a long time to argue about the ideal season for a trip. Some want to get into town to winter sales, others dream of walking along the banks of the Seine during the flowering chestnut trees, and someone wants to see the Tuileries garden in autumn.
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