You are always welcome in Paris as it is one of the European centers of commerce, art, fashion, science, and the likes. This city is the capital of France, and it is also the most populated city in the whole country with many people outside France still planning removal to Paris. Being one of the first European cities to adopt gas street lighting and its important role during the Age of Enlightenment it is referred to as La Ville Lumiere which means the city of light. In a way to drive home to you the enormity of this urban city, it is served by two international airports which are Paris-Charles de Gaule and Paris-Orly. Paris has a lot of tourist attractions that can keep you occupied for a long. Places you can visit and have fun as well as high-class restaurants and bars.
The Notre Dame Cathedral
This is a one-stop place for you to visit when in Paris because of its Gothic architecture. Notre Dame Cathedral is a Catholic Church that is among the largest and well-known Churches in the world. It is also considered as one of the finest Gothic architecture of French origin. Notre Dame de Paris which means Our Lady of Paris has a treasury that houses some important relics in the Catholic faith. Some of them include the Crown of Thorns, fragments of the True Cross, and some other relics. The building is among the first of buildings in the world to use a flying buttress that supports the outside walls of the building towered up.
When you want to have a view of Paris, then you need to ascend the height of Eiffel Tower. The Eiffel Tower is a symbolic architectural edifice in Paris. This edifice was built by Gustave Eiffel to commemorate the centenary of the French Revolution. In 1889 it was presented at Exposition Universelle. The tower is among the most visited monuments in the world.
North of Paris is adorned with this beautiful hill that is 130 meters high. At the top, you will find the well known Basilica of the Sacred Heart which is white domed. The Basilica was completed in 1919 to honor the French Victims of Franco-Prussia war more than a century back. Also on the Montmartre hill beside a little distance away from the Basilica of the Sacred Heart, you will see the Square of Terter. In this square artists display their beautiful arts and painting. If you walk down a few steps away from Terter Square, you will encounter the Space Salvador Dali Museum which houses mainly the sculptures and paintings of the Spanish painters.
The Chateau de Versailles
This is the most famous castle in France which was built in the 17th century. The castle is decorated with great commodities. It is comprised of complex buildings, exotic gardens, and beautiful terraces. You will be amazed when you are inside the castle because you will behold the Queen’s chambers which are the famous Hall of mirrors.