The best attractions in Paris

The most popular, tourist destination in Europe is Paris, the city of love. During many centuries it was a cultural capital of New Continent, therefore city is filled with amazing architecture and other important monuments. If you are travelling there only for a few days it will be difficult to explore all of it. That is why you should know, which spot you shouldn’t miss.

Architecture

The true signature of nowadays Paris is the Eiffel Tower. This vanguard structure was founded in the late nineteenth century, and it was suppose to be deconstructed after one year. Fortunately it is still standing in the capital and tourists are able to climb at the top of it, to admire amazing panorama over the entire city. It is situated at the March Fields, it is probably the most popular meeting spot in whole Paris. Another important architectural monument is Notre Dame cathedral, amazing example of Gothic, sacral style. You can also visit inside of it, the interior design is breathtaking! Another nice sacral building is Basilica of Sacre Coeur, localized at the top of Montmartre hill. It was constructed in the last part of nineteenth century in Romanesque Revival style. That is why it looks like a castle from fairy tale.

Galleries

Paris is filled with cultural and art galleries, it is hard to decide which one visit first. The most popular is Louvre, situated in the former residence of royal family. It contains probably the most popular painting in the world – the Mona Lisa. Also, you will find in there huge exhibition of ancient, mostly Egyptian, artefacts. If you are fan of western art you will also appreciate a visit in Museum d’Orsay. Even people who are not fluent in a topic will recognize a lot of paintings by Picasso, Monet, Cezanne or van Goght. People who better like the modern art can go to the Pompidou Gallery. The main exposition is dedicated to the early modernists, like Kandinsky, Chagall, Dali or Miro. However, there are plenty of temporary exhibitions dedicated to the present artists.

Another attractions

People who are planning to visit PParisaris with children shouldn’t miss a trip to the Disneyland. It is the biggest amusement park in Europe, and it’s situated only one hour road from the city centre. You should reserve entire day for this trip, you will be able to grab a meal in there and buy some interesting souvenirs. If you wish to feel the spirit of bohemian Paris you have to take a trip to the Montmartre district, is filled with art galleries and book shops.