7 PLACES TO VISIT IN PARIS - THE BACKPACKING

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Thursday, November 12, 2015

7 PLACES TO VISIT IN PARIS

Paris is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and the most visited in Europe. Its streets, squares, monuments and cafés you will find pleasures at every step and make your stay an incredible vacation. Its lively nightlife, great leisure facilities and all the monuments and
museums you have to see will not leave time for boredom. During your stay you can buy various newspapers and magazines to keep you abreast of Paris today. The most popular is perhaps "Pariscope" which can be obtained at any kiosk on a weekly basis. Here you will find information about culture, events, bars and nightclubs.
In the streets of Paris abound legacies of the past turned into historical landmarks: the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, the Louvre, the Arc de Triomphe, Sainte-Chapelle, the Conciergerie and National des Invalides (Hôtel National des Invalides), to name a few. Art, music, theater, fashion, literature and architecture make this city a mecca for travelers worldwide.
The attractions you can not miss in Paris are:

    
Notre Dame is one of the oldest cathedrals French Gothic (early twelfth century). It is located on the Parvis Square. It is the work of architect Maurice de Sully and Pierre de Montreuil. It is world renowned for the many historic events, such as Napoleon's coronation as emperor, or fictitious, as the story of Quasimodo in the novel by Victor Hugo, which took place in it.
    
Louvre Museum: This museum was built in 1981. The building is an example of the evolution of architecture and French style. The Louvre has a great reputation both works has in its interior, and its architecture. Its most valuable treasure is perhaps the Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci.
    
The Eiffel Tower built by engineer Gustave Eiffel, during the Universal Exhibition of 1889, has a height of 324 meters and weighs 7,300 tons. Today has inside restaurants and shops. See the city from the top floor is forced in Paris.
    
Champs Elysées (Champs Elysees): This boulevard, which leads from the Arc de Triomphe to the Place de la Concorde, is known for being one of the most beautiful avenues in the world.
    
Arc de Triomphe: Raised in the likeness of the Romans to celebrate Napoleon's victories.
    
Montmartre and Sacré Cœur: walk down the hill and visit the religious building dedicated to those killed in the Franco-Prussian War, in addition to enjoy the atmosphere of a lively area.
    
Père Lachaise Cemetery, one of the most famous in the world for the number of artists and celebrities who rely on it: the graves of Jim Morrison, Balzac, Camus, Maria Callas, Gerda Taro, Edith Piaf and Oscar Wilde among others will become a place of pilgrimage.