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Paris Travel Guide - When visiting the city of Paris, you will encounter an assortment of attractions and activities that you could only dream of or read in books. The illuminating nature of this destination (which is rather popular among honeymooners and those seeking a romantic place to get married), is a joy that should be experienced at least once in a lifetime. From the Seine to the electrifying exhibits at the Louvre to the majestic sights of the Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe, there is a neverending supply of things to do and see when planning a vacation to Paris, France.

Throughout the city, there are many different sights to consider when planning an itinerary. Upon arriving in Paris France, you will find that the city is sectioned off into various districts, which all offer their own flair and spice when it comes to enjoyment and character. One of the frequently visited of the districts is the first, which is where the magnificent pieces of art can be found at the Louvre.

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In the 4th district, the impressive Notre-Dame Cathedral is situated. The Place des Vosges is also quite a sight in Paris France, offering a glimpse at a regal old square, featuring an assortment of architectural gems. The Quartier Latin (Latin Quarter) is positioned within the 5th and 6th district, where a wealth of culture opens up for tourists. Sights to make note of in this area include zoo and botanical gardens, as well as the Pantheon.

At some point in your trip to Paris France, you will have to settle into a hotel room if you havenít done so upon arriving at this grand destination. There are many different lodging selections to choose from that will fit a wide-range of budget limitations. Some of the Paris hotels situated throughout the city include the expensive find of the Park Hyatt Paris; the moderately priced Elysees Ceramic; and the relatively inexpensive Holiday Inn Paris.

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Paris Interesting Facts

  • Napoleon established the Pere Lachaise Cemetary in 1804.
  • Paris is the final resting place of Oscar Wilde and Jim Morrison.
  • Paris was named from the Parisii, a tribe of Gauls who settled there between 250 and 200 B.C.
  • The Eiffel Tower was only intended to stand for 20 years.
  • The Can-Can was danced first here in 1549.
  • First humans flew in Paris in 1783 in a hot air balloon for 20 minutes.
  • The Eiffel tower has 2.5 million rivets.
  • 5 million people visit the Louvre museum.
  • The first sewing machine was built in Paris in 1845.
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If you need to book a hotel in Paris France you can make a reservation online. Many Paris France hotels are offering up to 70% discounts.
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Paris Map

Paris Map Finding your way around Paris France with a good map is easy. We have an interactive map of Paris France to help you find any location you need.

Paris Weather

Paris WeatherWondering what the weather forcast for Paris France is. Use this link to find out what sort of weather to expect for your trip to Paris.

Paris Photos

Paris France is such a beautiful city to visit. We have a selection of photos of Paris France for you to enjoy.
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