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Paris AttractionsThere are numerous attractions found in Paris for everyone. This is one of the oldest cities in the world that features an enriching cultural custom, more than 2,000 years of French history and beautiful artistic developments that are well spread within the beautiful city.

The simply huge Avenue des Champs Elysees that makes way to the Arch De Triomphe, popular Moulin rogue, architecturally beautiful Opera Garnier in addition to appealing Montmarte neighborhood are some of the greatest attractions found in the city. One can also take a cruise or a boat rides in the Seine River that run all year round and is open during the days and in the evenings. Other important attractions include:
• Place Blanche Paris – Moulin Rouge -  82 Boulevard de Clichy Paris Tel: +33 (0)1 46 06 00 19
The attraction is a world famous risqué cabaret that normally plays to a wide variety of audience since 1900. It features sequins, original music, shine stones, fabulous music, very beautiful girls and feathers that have been modernized by computerized lighting. It was immortalized by Henri Toulouse-Lautrech and has 2 performances daily in the evenings all year round.

• Montmartre – Paris 18th Arrondissement
It is a prominent rural neighborhood that is found in the city’s outskirts. It is characterized by a number of upscale cafes and shops but it still has a hint of the charm of an old village.

• Pompidou, Place Georges 4e – Pompidou Centre Tel: +33 (0)1 44 78 12 33
This can be referred to as one of the most popular attractions in the city that displays contemporary and modern art with works of great artists like Mattise, Picasso, Pollock and Miro.

• Place de l’Opéra – Opéra Garnier  Tel: +33 (0)1 44 73 13 00
This was constructed by Charles Garnier. It was later inaugurated in the year 1875. It is one of the masterpieces of the 19th century that represents theatrical architecture. It was mostly used as a place where the “Opera’s phantom” hid during the Paul Leroux’s play.  Nowadays, it is mostly used for ballet performances and is open everyday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

• Avenue des Champs Élysées
This is mostly used to symbolize the joiede vivre as well as style of Paris.  It is a wide avenue that leads to the Arch de Triomphe that is tree lined and also features a large number of boutiques, shops and chic restaurants. It is famous for its preservation of high culture but today car show rooms, cinemas and food outlets can be found at the place.

• Cimetière du Père Lachaise – Tel: +33 (0)1 55 25 82 10
This is a popular cemetery that has a large number of luminaries i.e. writers, authors, musicians and many more who have been buried in the place like Jim Morrison, Sarah Bernhardt, Oscar Wilde, Simone Signoret, Chopin, Edith Piaf, Yves Montand, Richard Wallance, Isadora Duncan, and Ferdinand Lesseps. It is open on the weekdays from 08:00 to 6:00 pm and Saturdays from 8:30 and Sundays from 09:00 until the normal closing time.

• 8th Arrondissement- lace de la Concorde
It is a busy landmark that offers real Persian experience and is located next to the Concorde that was known as Revolution Square before.  The former name represented the place where the guillotine executed Louis XVI, Danton Robespiere, Marie Antoinette and many others in the 1970’s. Presently, it features an obelisk that Egypt gave France that was taken from the ruins of Ramses II temple that was an important feature in the past.

• The Stade de France
It is a word class stadium that looks like a flying saucer that can carry up to 80,000 fans of ball matches like rugby or football, 10,000 for concerts and 75,000 for athletics meetings. It is open everyday from 10:00 to 6:00 pm

• 4th Arrondissement – Place des Vosges -, Paris
This is one of the ancient public squares that is found in Paris and is characterized by a manicured central lawn that is bordered by the outstanding 17th century townhouse. It was constructed when King Louis XIII was the ruler of the place and is located in a bubbly place in the city.

• River Seine
It is a famous river that flows west to east right in the middle of the Paris dividing the city into the right bank and the left bank.

•  Place de la Bastille
This is a neighborhood that surrounds the remains of a prison. Nowadays, it is the center of lively Persian nightlife with a wide collection of clubs, restaurants, cafes and the Opera Bastille that was built in the year 1990. One of the significant marks The Colonne de Juliet is the place where Bastille was stormed during the period of the French revolution.

• Conciergerie
This is located at the place where prisoners were held during the French revolution. It is a huge part of the biggest complex and is open to the public.

•  6th Arrondissement -Place St Sulpice
It is a famous square found in the middle of the famous fashion district and has a gorgeous church.

• Bibliotheque Nationale de France
This is one of the biggest research libraries found in the entire world with chrome interesting architectural masterpiece and glass found at the Seine River banks.

• Montparnasse Tower
This is a conspicuous tower at 209 meters/ 690 feet above the city located at Montparnasse offering panoramic breathtaking views to the visitors of the entire city up to 40 kilometers and has a restaurant.

• Place des Invalides – Hotel des Invalides
It is a magnificent domed structure constructed in the 17th century under the guide by Louis XIV used to shelter wounded and old soldiers. It is also where Napoleon’s tomb is found.

• Les Catacombs (The Catacombs)
This is an underground maze tunnel that has skeletons of very many people. They were used as a resistance place during the World War II.

• Place Vendôme – 75001 Paris
This is a public square that features a Napoleon statue and is also the center of jewelry in the city.

• Place du Palais Royal - Le Palais Royal
This is a royal garden and palace surrounded by arcades that marks where the revolution started. It houses the council of state and provides a serene environment. It is one of the best places that people can have picnics or quiet times with their loves ones as well as take photos to remember the day with.

• Other Sights found in the City
Arche de la Défense
Le Parlement
Musée André Jacquemart
Madeleine Church

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